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Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 2654 (Children's Robes)

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Reviewed by:Lorna C. Newman
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Posted on:10/2/04 11:46 AM
Last Updated:10/3/04 0:25 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Elemenopeo said... (10/3/04 9:03 PM) Reply
I am using that tack the ties down idea! Same problem here. I need to make DH a robe (my kids never wear them even though it's plenty cold up here in MN.) You did a great job on this one - and used stash!
JoleneF said... (10/3/04 1:05 PM) Reply
You did a great job, I bet heloves it.
Cornelia said... (10/3/04 7:56 AM) Reply
Wonderful. How nice and snuggley in your cold climate. I still have fond memories of robes I made for my sons 25+ years ago. They wore them for years, with just more and more gangly legs and arms sticking out. I agree about the tie. I have used a double loop method that attaches the tie at the side seams while allowing the belt to ride up or down and back and forth as the child's waist changes. I know your son will love this.
Diana M said... (10/3/04 1:18 AM) Reply
Such a sophisticated look for a little guy -- nice work! Thanks for the detailed info about how you took a pattern and adapted it to the needs/wants of the wearer. And, yes -- I'll join in your collective sigh, from one other serger-less sewist (are we the only ones left???)
 
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