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pittysmom

pittysmom 
Tennessee USA
Member since, 7/21/04
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Pattern Review 7/15/06 1:11 AM
Kwik Sew - 3177 Kwik Start Unisex Robe
Pattern Description: Unisex Robe in S-XL. A simple kimono style robe, above knee length for most people.. Pattern Sizing: S-XL Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, but with prettier fabric... Were the instructions easy to follow?Easy a...more...
5 comments
 
photo Pattern Review 7/7/05 8:22 PM
Simplicity - 5049 2 Hour Dress
Pattern Description: Misses pullover dress in 2 lengths, cut-on sleeves, and sleeveless- 2 hour pattern. Pattern Sizing: Misses 6-22- I used a size 18 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes What...more...
11 comments
 
Sewing Tip 8/27/05 8:57 PM
Baker's paper for tracing
I needed some paper to trace out a Burda WOF pattern. I work in a bakery, and it occurred to me that the paper sheets we use to line the baking pans with would work. The paper sheets are large, about 18" x 26" so they are large enough for most of my pattern pieces. I can tape 2 together for longe...more...
2 comments
 
Notion Review 8/1/05 1:25 AM
YLI - Fusible Thread
What is this notion used for?You use this in lower looper or sewing machine for hems, also fuse-basting zippers, etc. Did you get your money's worth after the purchase?Yes, but I still like Wondertape better, it's faster. This does work well though, and it's not as bulky as wondertape, so it's bett...more...
3 comments
 
Sewing Tip 7/24/05 10:25 PM
Emergency gizmo to add seam allowances (Burda WOF)
Okay, now this gets kind of complicated, but I will post a pic so you can see it... Now pay attention... :D I was about to cut out the Burda twist top today on my new Fiskars 24x36 cutting mat, and I realized (DUH!) that I forgot to buy that thingy with the arm which hooks to your cutter. You know...more...
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I started sewing about 6 years ago, making cage curtains for my cat shows, cat toys, cat beds, etc. I finally got the garment sewing bug 5 years ago and it's great. I have a hard time finding RTW that...more

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