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Pattern Review 4/22/08 10:03 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 03-2008-111A Tunic top
Pattern Description: Tunic top. from Burda: ...airy chiffon ... A single clever idea makes this airy blouse suitable for summer, i.e. the raglan sleeves are not stitched to the body of the blouse but are held in place by a drawstring running along the upper edge of all the garment sections! Pa...more...
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Sewing Tip 4/20/08 7:49 PM
Scoot fabric with plastic
I have as much patience as the next sewist. But I hate expending what patience I have in those occasional struggles between fabric and me: the fabric just won't move where where I want it to go. For example, it's sometimes difficult to scoot fabric where you want it before seaming. You n...more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/26/08 11:21 PM
Simplicity - 5923 Simplicity @ Home Top
b>Pattern Description: Top from a loungewear set Pattern Sizing: Misses. Sewed size small On 3/1 I reviewed the lounge pantsfrom this pattern and after sewing those I went on to make the top. It's been cold, snowy, cold, snowy here - a continuous winter it seems and when my DD said she was c...more...
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Pattern Review 3/1/08 2:52 PM
Simplicity - 5923 Simplicity @ Home pajama pants
Pattern Description: Pajama - lounge. Patterns also for knit top, blanket, bag and slippers. Pattern Sizing: Misses XS - XL Used S for DD. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes except I didn't use contrast leg band, just lengthened le...more...
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Pattern Review 11/7/07 10:18 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - Burda WOF 09-2006-137 137 Trousers
b>Pattern Description: BWOF 09_2006 137A Plus pattern Pattern Sizing: Plus 44 - 52 I sewed size 44. 'The trousers just remains classic with pressed creases.' Dartless front, one dart per side in back. Straight legged, (slight decrease from knee -1/2 inch to hem, approx 20 in hem.) Did it l...more...
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