|Pattern Review ||10/12/02 6:56 PM|
|Kwik Sew - 3093 T-Neck L/S Pullover |
Kwik Sew 3093 is a Misses long sleeve pullover top designed for stretch knits with 25% stretch across the grain. View A has a turtleneck and full-length sleeves. View B has a mock turtleneck and full-length sleeves with cuffs. Neckbands and cuffs can be from self fabric or ribbing.
I made View B... more...
|Sewing Tip ||4/2/03 10:38 AM|
|Using Wash-Away Wonder Tape to apply Clear Elastic to stabilize a knit neckline |
I sew a lot of crew-neck cotton interlock knit tops with self-fabric collars. After a couple of washings, I noticed that the neck would stretch out of shape. Knowing that applying clear elastic to the neckline prior to sewing on the collar would solve this problem, I decided to try it.
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|Pattern Review ||1/18/03 9:59 PM|
|Textile Studio - 1305 Capri Jacket |
Pattern envelope description: Textile Studio/Loes Hinse #1305 Capri Jacket is a V-neck jacket in two lengths with fitted shoulder, narrow inset sleeve and graceful subtle shaping in the bodice. Can be worn as a jacket or blouse.
Bucking all current fashion trends, I chose to make the longer len... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/13/02 12:38 PM|
|Cutting Line Designs - 31371 One Seam Pant |
Here’s a review of Louise Cutting’s One Seam Pants from a beginner’s perspective.
Having read so many favorable reviews of these pants both here and at Sewing World, and having also read that Burda’s One Seam Pants have a slimmer fit (which wouldn’t work for this fat-bottomed girl!), I decided to... more...
|Notion Review ||9/2/02 1:02 PM|
|Other - Sew Steady Portable Extension Table |
For those of us not lucky enough to have a sewing machine cabinet, the Sew Steady extension table is a wonderful substitute.
Due to lack of space, I sew on my kitchen table. The height is fine and I’m comfortable sewing there, however, sewing without the machine embedded in a cabinet did cause s... more...