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Alberta CANADA
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Pattern Review 7/21/14 10:00 PM
HotPatterns - 1167 La Strada T-Shirt
I am having a heck of a time getting the photo of the new one to display. Here is a link to the picture: Click Here Next iteration of HP1167 completed over the weekend! This one, I managed to squeak out of two yards of 45" silk jersey. I had considered going down a couple sizes in the shoulders... more...
Pattern Review Work in Progress Work in Progress5/26/14 12:11 PM
Vogue Patterns - 2980 MISSES' TOP
Pattern Description: Fauxlero top Pattern Sizing: A-J (A=tiny; J=quite plus-sized) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Mostly. My fauxlero collar was looser than the drawings. Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, except for one ste... more...
Pattern Review 7/19/13 11:58 PM
Burda - 8379 Dress
This is the third time I've made this pattern, so obviously I like it quite a bit and highly recommend it. I finished this one, from rumpled fabric out of the dryer to wearable item, in under six hours. Including a LOT of ironing. For detailed reviews, see the previous two versions: First one S... more...
Pattern Review 7/8/13 11:49 PM
Burda - 8379 Dress
This is the second time I've made this pattern, but I'm doing a separate review for two reasons: (1) For clarity in the stash contest, because this one is entered but the previous one was done in May; (2) to illustrate the magick of the Full-Bust Adjustment. Pattern Description: Simple dress with... more...
Pattern Review 6/5/13 5:38 PM
No Pattern Used - RSR Roman Shade Revamp
My sewing room is a horrid shade of newborn-diaper-contents brown/green, but when we were moving into the house, getting it all set up was a bigger priority than painting, so brown/green it remains. I stuck some daisies on the wall to alleviate it a bit. I had a roman shade in shades of blue and g... more...

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