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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 6299 (valance)

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Reviewed by:Carol Mendoza
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Posted on:3/3/14 10:47 PM
Project Photo:McCall's: 6299 by Carol Mendoza

McCall's: 6299 by Carol Mendoza  McCall's: 6299 by Carol Mendoza  
Pattern Photo:McCall's 6299
McCall's Pattern Info
Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
See other patterns in this category: Home Dec    
Available for sale on PR: $18.95 (See envelope) Click to Buy
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Fabric:Cotton Duck  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Description:
Choice of 3 valances and a roman shade

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow? The instructions included are very good, but I received this pattern as part of a Craftsy class "Sewing Custom Valances".

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I like the simple design

Fabric Used: Home Dec cotton duck from Joann's

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: You must take the measurements for your window. The instructions explain how to measure properly to get the look you want for the length of your mounting board.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes, I will use this pattern to make a roman shade for my door.

Conclusion: very good pattern and I'm glad I took the class to go along with the pattern, it made it seem easy.

Available for sale on PR: $18.95 (See envelope)Click to Buy
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cindyann said...
They look wonderful! Nice work. I love that fabric print.
3/4/14 8:50 AM
Rhoda K said...
Very pretty - I like the print, too.
3/4/14 9:29 AM
SewingTN said...
Thank you for sharing your beautiful work and excellent color choice! I watched that Craftsy show last year but never got around to making them. You certainly have inspired me. I have the same 3 windows together, how did you handle the long boards?
3/4/14 9:45 AM
RadarRadiance said...
They look great! Love the fabric with your walls, very professional!
3/4/14 10:03 AM
Carol Mendoza said...
SewingTN- my board is 120" but it really wasn't that bad handling it. Just have to watch where you swing it! I do have a large table in my sewing room so I was able to lay it down to do my stapling. You can do it!
3/4/14 1:02 PM
Judy Kski said...
Nice job on your valences. They look great in your home.
3/4/14 3:29 PM
SouthernStitch said...
I've seen these in person - and Carol did a fabulous job. Very professional!
4/8/14 10:43 AM
Carol Mendoza said...
Aww, thanks SS!
4/9/14 10:08 PM
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