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nightowlgal  star
Idaho USA
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photo Notion Review 11/10/12 11:00 PM
Wrights - Iron-On Hem Tape
This review is for Wright's Iron-On Hem Tape. It looks the same as their regular hem-tape, but has adhesive on one side. I purchased a pair of denim pants and realized afterwards that were a little too short. The original hem was a double-fold, so undoing one of the folds gave me the extra inch I... more...
 
 
photo Notion Review 5/24/12 10:47 PM
Other - Fabri-Tac
My review is for Fabri-Tac, by Beacon Adhesives. It's a permanent adhesive that bonds fabric, lace, trim, leather and wood (according to the label). I recently made a prom dress, and used sequined/beaded appliques to trim the bodice. My original thought was to use spray adhesive to hold them temp... more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/2/12 1:37 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8766 MIsses Dress
I made view A, which is a strapless bodice with a straight skirt, only I made a full-length version. The dress was made from a crepe-back satin purchased from Vogue Fabrics. I underlined the bodice with flannel, and the skirt with silk organza. It was lined with Bemberg rayon. Since it was for pr... more...
17 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/11/12 11:33 PM
Simplicity - 1907 Misses' Dresses
Pattern Description: Misses Special Occasion dress in two lengths. I made view C, size 6. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, except she wanted some satin rosettes added to the front. I made this from an inexpensive crepe-back sat... more...
14 comments
 
Pattern Review 10/26/11 7:12 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8771 Misses Top
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted, pullover top has sleeve and hem variations. Pattern Sizing: XS - XXL. I made view A, and cut size M based on my upper bust (or broad back in my case). I probably should have cut it down to a small through the waist and hips though. But, hard to tell since the wh... more...
6 comments
 

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I learned how to sew a little in high school, but never go very proficient because my mom sewed and would do all the hard parts. Have done a few projects over the years, but recently decided to buy a... more

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