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jbsews commented on the blog post 'Pattern Review McCalls M6988 Version C: Exposed Zipper Dress'
"Well that's just cute! Great job!"
Dec 4
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Nov 25
A blog post by Renata was featured

Pattern Review McCalls M6988 Version C: Exposed Zipper Dress

Color Block and Exposed ZipperI've become a fan of color blocking and exposed zippers. This is my first attempt at the exposed zipper and it was a success (thanks Professor Pincushion for the tutorial ).  I will not use the hem tape again. Using hem tape for this project let a weird gluey residue that needed…See More
Nov 25
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Made it to Round 2 - Pattern Review Surprise Sewing Bee Contest

Hooray I Made ItHow exciting!! Right,  I was 1 of 56 chosen to move onto Round 2 of this contest. Not a bad deal when you consider 140 sewers were in Round 1. It also show how tough the judging is, which means Round 2 is not going to be easy. Read my sewing review for this challenge. The Challenge Using Men's Button-down Shirt(s), sew a garment for an adult.  We are keeping…See More
Nov 16
Renata commented on the blog post 'Pattern Review Burda 6911'
"Hi Phyllis - This is the back of the top. "
Nov 1
Phyllis Chambliss commented on the blog post 'Pattern Review Burda 6911'
"I like it but, what do the back look like."
Nov 1
Renata commented on the blog post 'Pattern Review Burda 6911'
"Thanks Karen, it's cold now but the photos will come soon."
Oct 31
Karen commented on the blog post 'Pattern Review Burda 6911'
"Looks great Renata, hope the sun keeps on shining and looking forward to seeing the dress! Karen"
Oct 30
A blog post by Renata was featured

Pattern Review Burda 6911

Hanging on to Summer?Yes I said it, one last summer day in Wisconsin. It's not often to enjoy an amazing day like last Saturday! I took the opportunity to cut one last summer tee. I've already used this pattern a few weeks ago to create a dress, but that's for a another post. The DesignI've always wanted to try more…See More
Oct 30
Renata posted a blog post

Pattern Review Burda 6911

Hanging on to Summer?Yes I said it, one last summer day in Wisconsin. It's not often to enjoy an amazing day like last Saturday! I took the opportunity to cut one last summer tee. I've already used this pattern a few weeks ago to create a dress, but that's for a another post. The DesignI've always wanted to try more…See More
Oct 30
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BurdaStyle Dress 5/2014 114B Pattern Review

BurdaStyle Mini-Dress Pattern Review May 2014 Issue:I've been hard at it running up a storm but not  on the blog. I've clocked in about 33 miles this week and about 5-6 hours of cardio. My race is coming up quick, so I'm really increasing my mileage.Today I'll review the BurdaStyle mini dress from the May 2014…See More
Sep 29
Brenda J. Moore commented on the blog post 'Burda 6910 Dress C - Pattern Review'
"I think it looks OUTSTANDING!!  Love it and you have picked really snazzy fabrics. "
Sep 17
OrangePLum commented on the blog post 'Burda 6910 Dress C - Pattern Review'
"Love the jersey print!"
Sep 17
Beverly Reynolds commented on the blog post 'Burda 6910 Dress C - Pattern Review'
"It fits beautifully!!  I wish I was still young enough to wear a pencil style dress - No more tho'.  Ha Ha. The fabric is very pretty.  One of my favorite colors."
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I am an awesome:
intermediate sewer
My sewing interests are:
handbags, garment, embroidery, pattern drafting
I sew as a:
hobbyist
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):
Domestic
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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http://delicatelilysewingjourney.blogspot.com/

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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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New Pattern Review BurdaStyle 7065

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

I hope you all had a wonderful week and I know you'll have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Lets take a look at this week's project. They all consist of the color black. It would seem that black and purple are my "go to" color. Below are the fabrics used for this project, along…

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Made it to Round 2 - Pattern Review Surprise Sewing Bee Contest

Posted on November 15, 2014 at 12:25am 0 Comments

Hooray I Made It

How exciting!! Right,  I was 1 of 56 chosen to move onto Round 2 of this contest. Not a bad deal when you consider 140 sewers were in Round 1. It also show how tough the judging is, which means Round 2 is not going to be…

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Pattern Review Burda 6911

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:30pm 4 Comments

Hanging on to Summer?

Yes I said it, one last summer day in Wisconsin. It's not often to enjoy an amazing day like last Saturday! I took the opportunity to cut one last summer tee. I've already used this pattern a few weeks ago to create a dress, but that's for a another post.…

Continue

BurdaStyle Dress 5/2014 114B Pattern Review

Posted on September 28, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

BurdaStyle Mini-Dress Pattern Review May 2014 Issue:

I've been hard at it running up a storm but…
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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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