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Michigan USA
Member since, 3/2/02

photo Pattern Review 9/1/05 7:12 AM
New Look - 6450 Child's Skirts
Pattern Description: Girls assymetrical pieced skirts Pattern Sizing: 3-8 - I made a size 4 with added torso length due to my daughter's height. She is terribly skinny with really, really long legs, typically wearing a 6 in RTW. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you w...more...
Website Review 5/28/07 7:57 AM
Indonesian Batiks
I purchased fabric from this vendor at the Novi Sewing Expo this year, and then pursued their website. They have some lovely panels for backs of jackets or as emblems. I really like finding rayon batiks and purchased 2 different colors from them at the expo. Sadly, the selection here of rayon ...more...
Website Review 5/21/07 8:04 AM
Sew Hip It Hurts
This is a sewing log of sorts, made by 3 younger women. It spans very wide and varied tastes in sewing and style. Some of their projects are hard to relate to (see "Ho White" to see what I mean). Then again, one of the writers titles herself as a "future couterier", and I thought some of the it...more...
Pattern Review 10/10/02 9:53 AM
Christine Jonson - 1025 BaseWearTwo
I bought this pattern from Christine at the Novi Sewing Expo in September 2002. I made up the long length skirt with flouce in a black rayon lycra. I made my regular modifications - removing length from the skirt, or it really would have dragged on the floor for me (I'm 5'3"). This skirt seems ...more...
Pattern Review 10/9/02 9:09 PM
Kwik Sew - 2599 Dresses
This dress is so easy - two pattern pieces. I made option b - the one with a higher neckline and cutaway shoulders. I made my standard adjustments by removing about 3 inches from the length of the dress - no upper body adjustments were required. I chose a rayon batik from Batik Butik bought on cl...more...
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Work as a food product developer, married with a creative daughter, "the princess of the glitter glue pens" Creativity gone awry - too many hobbies - stained glass, tie-dye, sewing, soapmaking, gir...more

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