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Profile for Isabelsdaughter - Threads


Media, PA, US

craft interests: embroidery, quilting, sewing

Member Since: 04/09/2011

recent comments

Re: Cheryl Kuczek Pattern Giveaway

A designer who is new to me. Would love to try the patterns.

Re: Book Giveaway: "The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction"

Sewing is an art, but also a skill. Improving my skills will improve my art.

Re: Magazine Giveaway: Threads Issue 168

I love the outfits worn by Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca. You could wear those today. Also, the dresses worn by Bette Davis in Now, Voyager after her makeover.

Re: Book Giveaway: Summer Mystery Reading for the Sewing Enthusiast

I love the idea of combining sewing and mystery. These books sound like great fun and I think I would truly enjoy them.

Re: DVD GIVEAWAY: Industry Insider Techniques with Louise Cutting Volumes 1-4

These DVD's look amazing. Louise is a wonderful teacher and her knowledge and experience are conveyed beautifully. I am always trying to improve my skills and these would go a long way to accomplish that.

Re: Giveaway: SewStylish Spring 2012 Fashion Sewing Guide

Let's see, Easy Ease, Serger Secrets, Lace Top....Well, you get the idea. Looks like lots of helpful stuff in this issue. No matter how much sewing I do, there is always more to learn, my favorit part!!!

Re: DVD GIVEAWAY: Threads Magazine Archive, 1985-2011

I learned to sew by watching my Mother. When I wanted to improve my skills, Threads was there to provide instruction and inspiration. To have all issues at my fingertips would be invaluable.

Ernestine Ranson

Re: BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Couture Sewing Techniques" by Claire B. Shaeffer

As someone who learned to sew by watching my mother, I have been trying to learn couture techniques ever since. Mom lovingly made many garments and curtains but lacked the training to move to the next level. That's my goal, increasing my knowledge and perfecting my techniques.