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malrene

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British Columbia CANADA
Member since, 7/6/07
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Pattern Review 4/6/08 10:39 PM
Other - 318 European Knit Jacket
Pattern Description: European Knit Jacket - although I don't know why it's called that, since it's made from boiled wool or fleece. Pattern Sizing: 6 - 22 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes (but I don't have an 18" waist) Were the i...more...
19 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/24/08 10:56 PM
New Look - 6781 Misses Blouse
Pattern Description: Button front blouse with inset yoke and several sleeve optiions Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes Edited update: Several people asked for close-ups of the heirloom stitching so here they are - I've used red fabr...more...
34 comments
 
photo Sewing Machine Review 1/21/10 1:09 AM
Baby Lock - New Espire BLSR
First, let me start by saying I did my homework before purchasing this machine. I had some definite must-have's which included a free-arm and an automatic cutter. Nice to have was a larger harp area and the automatic adjustable pressure foot. My primary use is fashion sewing but I also sew quilt...more...
36 comments
 
Pattern Review 9/3/07 4:33 PM
McCall's - 4394 P/P Classic Fit Coordinates
Pattern Description: Coordinates - Long or short jacket, dress or shell, pants Pattern Sizing: 8 - 18 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Sort of Were the instructions easy to follow? The instructions were quite easy to follow. I found, ...more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/22/07 0:23 AM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 08-2007-103
Pattern Description: The waistband is moving back up to where it belongs on the waistline! The special feature on these particular woollen trousers/pants in Marlene Dietrich style is the extravagant waistband that almost looks like a separate belt Pattern Sizing: 36 - 44. I made a size 44 Did i...more...
18 comments
 
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Even though I've been sewing since childhood I'm learning new things daily. I did sew, hand embroider and bead my daughter's wedding gown though, so I guess you could call me an intermediate sewist. ...more

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