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Member Since: 06/04/2009

recent comments

Re: Win a Copy of the All-New The Couture Skirt Book & DVD Set

I really learn a lot from anything by Claire Shaeffer. This book and DVD set would be a very welcome addition to my sewing library.

Re: Book Giveaway and Free Pattern Downloads: "The Magic Pattern Book"

This book looks like it's full of inspiration. It would be a great addition to any sewing library.

Re: Pattern Giveaway: Simplicity SewStylish 1699

Oh, I can think of lots of fabric to use with pattern.

Re: Enter the Teach Yourself to Sew Giveaway Sponsored by Janome

These DVDs would be terrific for my daughter who wants to learn how to sew.

Re: Book Giveaway: "Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing"

Oh, vintage sewing. How fun. I'd love to win this book.

Re: Win a Copy of Serger Techniques on DVD!

Serger techniques. Now there's a subject that I could definitely benefit having some instruction on. This DVD would be great to own.

Re: DVD Giveaway: Design Your Own Wardrobe with Mary Ray

The hardest part of wardrobe building for me is knowing what styles suit my figure shape and short stature.

Re: Enter to Win a One-Year Subscription to Threads!

As soon as I can get my hands on the latest issue of Threads I sit down and read it from cover to cover. There's always something that inspires me and something new to learn. A whole year's subsrciption would be wonderful.

Re: Win a One-Year Threads Insider Membership!

Sewing is my passion. I'd love to have access to and be able to read all the information that is available on the Threads Insider.

Re: Mega Quilt Giveaway

My greatest quilting experience has been working with the local quilt guild to make quilts to give away to people who are sick, injured or in a stressful situation. The woman I work alongside of have a collective quilting experience of hundreds of years and thousands of quilts. How could that not be a great quilting experience for me.

Re: BOOK GIVEAWAY: "The Art of Fashion Draping" by Connie Amaden-Crawford

Draping, now that's something I've never tried but would love to give a go at.

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

Wow! Fiction with a sewing theme. Love it!

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

Although I consider myself an advanced sewer, reading or watching anything to do with sewing will always improve improve my skills. Since these DVDs are by Louise Cutting, well, that just doubles the fun.

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

Oh to have all that information handy with just a click or two! I've been saving my pennies but it certainly would be nice to win a copy of this DVD.

Re: How to find the correct sleeve length

I think I must be confused about the measuring. Is your arm is bent to measure it? That's what I understand the instructions say to do so why does the pattern need to be 1 1/2 inches longer than the measurement. In my head, that would make for a very long sleeve.