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emclaus

emclaus 
Michigan USA
Member since, 9/13/02
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Pattern Review 5/30/11 7:13 PM
Japanese Pattern Books - 1 Drape Drape:#1 Loose Drape Top
Pattern Description: Very loose drapey top. Pattern Sizing: The books have four sizes XS, S, ML, and L. For some patterns they combine the upper two and the lower two sizes. I made a ML-L combined size based on my measurements. The Drape Drape books are for tiny people. My hip measurement is a...more...
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Pattern Review 5/30/11 5:19 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 07-2009-109 Tunic top
Pattern Description: Very loose fitting top with cowl neckline and shoulder openings. Pattern Sizing: I made a straight Burda 36 my bust size. My waist and hip sizes are bigger but this pattern has a lot of ease so I didn't make any corrections. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern ...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/23/11 10:48 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 1458-1001
Pattern Description: Super simple tunic that I refashioned from a dress. I purchased a dress years ago because I really liked the fabric but I rarely wore it because I really didn't like the design - to see the original dress click on the pattern info link above. The line of buttons down the cent...more...
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Pattern Review 5/23/11 10:03 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 1458-1000 inspired by anthropologie top
Pattern Description: I saw this top on Tanit-Isis Sews She saw it on Anthropologie. I included a link to a picture of the inspiration top under "pattern information" above. Were the instructions easy to follow? I made it twice with some crummy lycra swimsuit fabric I bought on sale ages ago bef...more...
25 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/21/10 7:58 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8499 MISSES' SKIRT AND PANTS
Pattern Description: VERY baggy pants. Pattern Sizing: I am a size 16 hips and a little bigger than a size 12 waist. I made a 10. I never make a size 10, usually I make a 14. As other reviews have stated: Make the pattern based on you waist size or smaller. The size 10 waist without the elast...more...
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About Me
I work in data and text mining. I started my career as a mechanical engineer. Perhaps that is why I like sewing. Making fabric, a two dimensional surface, fit a three dimensional body is a very eng...more

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