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Member since, 3/28/02
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Pattern Review 1/1/03 5:05 PM
Kwik Sew - ks-easysewing Easy Sewing the Kwik Sew Way
This was the pattern that first popped out at me when I opened this new book. The hooded top. I found some great 2-sided fleece at Gayfeather fabrics on a trip to WI. The pattern is incredibly easy. I did add 2" to the bodice and 1-1/2 to the arm length. I was amazed that the back length to the...more...
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Pattern Review 1/1/03 4:59 PM
Burda - 3114
This was the pants pattern I chose to use in a Peggy Sagers pant fitting seminar. I wanted something close fitting and I noticed that legs this width have been appearing in the fashion mags. Alterations. I chose not to do the fly-front zipper. Instead I placed a regular zipper at the side. I al...more...
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Pattern Review 11/19/02 5:48 PM
Christine Jonson - 1025 BaseWearTwo - turtleneck
I look forward to many combinations of this great addition to the CJ pattern collection. This top was my first attempt at sewing with slinky (and it is VERY interesting to work with). Luckily, most won't notice all the problems I ran into - -However the hems definitely need to be redone and probab...more...
8 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/19/02 11:31 AM
Christine Jonson - 917 3 Tees
I love the looks on the pattern envelope but was skeptical that I could make it work for me. I usually don't look good in long shirts. But, I wanted to try one of her easier shirts before moving on to her other tops or jackets. My firt attempt, for sizing, was witha 25% stretch glick knit.I made ...more...
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Pattern Review 11/19/02 1:56 AM
Christine Jonson - 330 Pencil/Slit Skirts
I've been planning on trying this pattern ever since I ordered this "Quilted Stripe" fabric. After much mulling, it seemed like the best way for me to use it. The pattern has no waistband and I was eager to try this method. I cut the pattern 2 sizes too big because I did not have the 100% stretch...more...
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Haven't had much time to dedicate to sewing but recently decided to sew for my daughter and myself in my spare(?!) time. Grandma taught me (Mom wouldn't go near a machine) and I was required in colle...more

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