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Sewing Tip 1/16/06 1:29 PM
Non gaping wide low necklines.
Using a pattern which calls for a wide and low neckline can show off your cleavage but can also result in some not wanting looks from others if your bend your body. A wide and low neckline will not hug your body if the garment is not tight fitting, like a top or blouse. To prevent some gaping while ... more...
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Pattern Review 10/25/05 5:55 PM
HotPatterns - Nairobi Bag Nairobi Bag
Pattern Description: This is a free bag pattern from the october newsletter from Hotpatterns.com which can be downloaded if you signed up from the website. Pattern Sizing: 15 x 11 x 2 inch ( 39 x 28 x 5 cm) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing wit... more...
45 comments
 
Pattern Review 10/16/05 12:00 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 3246-1003 pant suit
Pattern Description: pant suit. Pattern Sizing: The pattern is a custom draft . Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Armani pant suit I tried to copy that collar design, and I am satisfied with the result. Were the instructions easy to fol... more...
50 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/10/10 8:17 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 3246-1002 evening wear
Pattern Description: evening wear, bustier and ankle long 8 gore godet skirt. Pattern Sizing: Custom made so I used the measurements from the model. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? I drafted the pattern from scratch so there was noth... more...
39 comments
 
photo Sewing Tip 7/5/05 6:01 PM
Buttonhole placement for jackets and blouses
If you are not sure which size button you need for your blouse or jacket, or if you want to use a different size than the pattern suggest, you can use a rule of thumb. The size of the button will depend on the overlap (distance from center front till edge) you are using on your garment. A guide for... more...
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