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cynthia w

cynthia w  star
Utah USA
Member since, 9/16/03
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Pattern Review 9/6/12 11:07 AM
New Look - 6470 Misses' Skirt and Knit Tops
blogged here Please read blog link above for full review. Argh, I have such mixed feelings about this pattern. On the one hand it, it is very cute and flattering—especially the flutter sleeves. On the other hand, it is has such narrow shoulders that you gotta wear an undershirt—unless you're g...more...
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Pattern Review 9/6/12 11:12 AM
Burda - 7866 Pullover
blogged here Easy pattern. Totally stylish. Made in one hour or less. Does it get better than that? Nope. There isn't even a shoulder seam. You sew the sides, finish the neckline, and do some hemming. Done. Modifications: Other reviewers said the neckline was too high and was choking them. So I...more...
9 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/6/12 8:20 PM
Burda - 9545
blogged http://deepthoughtsbycynthia.blogspot.com/2012/07/burda-9545.html I love Burda patterns—they have that simple European cut, with true sizing, and have easy directions. I love to sew with European patterns like Onion and Burda. Simple classics. I sewed the belt to the dress as I think ha...more...
1 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/13/09 8:54 PM
Simplicity - 4927 It's So Easy girl's dress
I have lost count how many times I've made this pattern. I've made it out of knit and added ribbing at the neckline, thus eliminating the back neck closure. I've made it out of cotton and added a placket in the back with 3 buttons. And now I've made it with linen, an invisible closure down the b...more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/13/09 8:35 PM
Kwik Sew - 3372 Skirts
Version 2 in Gray Twill Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Oh yes! Were the instructions easy to follow? Kwik Sew is known for their amazing instructions. That's why I love to choose their patterns. What did you particularly like or dislik...more...
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