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sewme47

sewme47  star
Illinois USA
Member since, 8/28/08
Intermediate

Book Review 1/19/10 4:31 PM
Pants That Fit, Finally
Oh, dear. When a fitting dvd begins with the instructor appearing on screen in a baggy camp shirt and a pair of ill-fitting pants, you know it's not going to be good. This dvd is supposed to be a demonstration of pant fitting using the pivot & slide method, but it succeeds in teaching only the most...more...
17 comments
 
Website Review 1/7/10 11:21 AM
NMSU Clothing Publications List
New Mexico State University has put together a nice collection of downloads of interest to sewers. My DD is a new sewer and she prefers to find her sewing instruction online rather than consult her mother's extensive sewing library...she likes this site, so I thought others might benefit from it as...more...
5 comments
 
Sewing Tip 1/1/10 10:59 AM
Sewing Machine Manual
I recently had my sewing machine manual spiral bound at an office supply store...nothing unusual there. But I decided to have all of the extra stitch charts, warranty info, etc. bound with the book. I also had 3 pieces of lined paper bound in the back for me to record when the machine is serviced ...more...
16 comments
 
Book Review 12/31/09 7:41 PM
Fitting & Pattern Alteration 2nd ed.
This is the new and improved 2nd edition of Fitting & Pattern Alteration that sewers and fashion design students have been using for 20 years. The information has been substantially revised, reorganized and updated, resulting in a reference manual that is altogether easier and more enjoyable to use...more...
9 comments
 
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About Me
I used to sew years ago and especially enjoyed heirloom sewing when my kids were young. I gave up sewing when work became too demanding and the kids wouldn't let me sew for them anymore (all 3 are in...more

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My Reviews
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Patterns I'd like to sew
Kwik Sew : 2777
Vogue Patterns : 2907
McCall's : 6559

My Sewing Classes

Blueprints to Blue Jeans
(5/17/14)

Break your Serger Out of the Box
(5/17/14)

Altering Pants
(5/17/14)

Fit the Tee to a T
(5/17/14)


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