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Tennessee USA
Member since, 10/18/03

Recent Pattern Reviews

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Pattern Review 4/5/12 2:10 PM
Burda - 9547 JACKET & SKIRT
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted, princess-seam jacket with length and sleeve-length variations and gathered, tiered skirts in two lengths Pattern Sizing: Girls' size 6 to 13 juniors Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? The photo on the e...more...
Pattern Review 3/20/10 11:11 PM
New Look - 6936 Misses Dresses
Pattern Description: "easy2hour just4knits" dress with cut-on sleeves and gathered empire waist. There are two length variations, mid-knee and above the knee, two neckline choices, a crossover bodice or bateau neckline, and three sleeve variations. I made view A with above-elbow sleeves. The dre...more...
Pattern Review Work in Progress Work in Progress8/1/09 9:27 PM
Burda - 8109 Coordinates
I'm finally sewing something. I just haven't been able to make myself sew for a variety of reasons--life issues, time constraints, figure changes, and so on. I thought I'd try out the WIP feature as a way to pace myself and have some accountability for finishing. I think I'm ready now. Baby step...more...
Pattern Review 3/12/08 7:47 AM
Fashion Sewing Group - 1964 Skirts
I lost my sewing mojo in the last few years, and this is my first pattern review since 2005, I think. I can't believe it has taken so long to get going again, and my wardrobe has become a disappointing shambles in the interim. I needed a basic black skirt--badly--but while I wanted it to be basi...more...
Book Review 7/18/06 8:10 AM
A Year of Style
I checked this book out from the library and in a few short weeks, I decided I wanted to own it. It is divided month by month with seasonally appropriate beauty and style advice. In the margins of each page, there is a daily notation of something nice, creative, or pampering that you might do for ...more...
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Patterns I'd like to sew
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Butterick : 3640
Burda : 8735

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