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I am an awesome:
intermediate sewer
My sewing interests are:
handbags, garment, embroidery, pattern drafting
I sew as a:
I am interested in learning how to:
become experienced in perfect garment construction. I would like my projects to be beautiful both inside and out.
My sewing machine(s):
The brand(s) of my sewing machine(s):
Singer, Brother
I am interested in patterns such as:
Commercial patterns i.e.McCalls, Independents, Burda, OTTOBRE, Simplicity
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Floral & Lace Bustier Dress ~ BurdaStyle 6/2015 112 Review

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 10:00pm 2 Comments




Flirty Twirl Dress VOGUE V1448 (DKNY)

Posted on August 19, 2015 at 12:57am 2 Comments

It's been a great summer! I know it's not what you want to hear, but it's August already. The kids will be back in school before you know it. My summer has been a whirlwind from softball games to basketball. Let's just say I'm beat and finally getting my summer sewing completed.…


Floral Overload Dress ~ Phoebe Couture

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:00am 5 Comments

Phoebe Couture ~ McCall's M6518


Don’t Like Floral You Say!

In my last video I said I didn’t like floral fabrics. Well that was a lie :), I do love floral. It’s just that floral patterns are already busy. When you make a dress it will definitely be loud. I don’t have a problem with loud clothing. There is a line between loud and annoying. The…


Pattern Review McCalls M6988 Version C: Exposed Zipper Dress

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:30pm 1 Comment

Color Block and Exposed Zipper

I've become a fan of color blocking and exposed zippers. This is my first…

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At 8:25am on September 29, 2011, Mesewlot said…
That is awesome! Well, Congrats again and keep up the great work!
At 7:41am on September 28, 2011, Mesewlot said…
I love the dress you made for the cover of your local magazine, how were you chosen for this magazine? I'm sure it was a very exciting happening!
At 12:20am on November 12, 2009, Birdie said…
Thought I'd stop in & say hello!
At 1:06pm on October 2, 2009, Laurie C. Fowler said…
My first attempt at lining a jacket left me with a lining that was too small for the jacket! Very upsetting! I ended up taking the lining out and serging all of the seams and adding a facing to the areas that needed them. I learned a lot with that fiasco.
At 4:48am on September 10, 2009, kathy said…
Renata, I just ordered the Brother 1034D and waiting for it's arrival. Have never used a serger so looking forward to trying it out. What projects have you done on your machine?

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