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Pattern Review 10/29/14 10:34 PM
McCall's - 5759
I tried on a sweater that I loved at Anthropolgie three years ago and have wanted to make something similar ever since. Theirs was made with shrunken ( felted?) wool jersey - which I have exactly none of. But I do have woven wool which I thought I could make work. I had a small piece of fairly thi... more...
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Pattern Review 3/4/13 8:56 PM
No Pattern Used - D.Karan shearling copy Donna Karan copy shearling jkt
The moment I saw this Donna Karan Jacket I had one of those deeply felt "Ooohh, YES!" moments. I can't figure out how to post a large enough picture of it here but can see it on the Donna Karan site id you go to http://www.donnakaran.com/shop-ready-to-wear/jackets-and-outerwear/e42j337li2/pieced-she... more...
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Sewing Tip 7/2/10 4:57 PM
couching along the edge with solvy jump squares
When couching a piece of cord, thick thread or yarn along an edge to outline it the ends of both the fabric and the cord can sometimes get sucked down into the machine under the needle. It is particularly problematic on corners or pointed ends. Putting a two inch square of water soluble stablizer un... more...
 
 
Pattern Review 7/1/10 8:07 AM
Self Drafted Pattern - 117833-1004 sculpting with flat knits
I must start with my usual intro ... an apology for not being succinct. I am a detail oriented person ... and sometimes that takes time! I'm trying to invite you into the creative process and go through the evolution of this design. I do explain some of the sewing process as well ... after all, th... more...
54 comments
 
Pattern Review 9/29/09 7:10 PM
McCall's - 5478
Pattern Description: This short fitted jacket has a portrait collar, something that gives it a decidedly feminine look. It is lined and has three different sleeve options, long flared, three-quarter length and a sleeve with a flared sleeve that ends in an elasticized casing at the wrist. It closes w... more...
51 comments
 

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