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Member Since: 11/03/2009

recent comments

Re: Kaffe Fassett Book Giveaway

The fabric! I can create wonderful designs but if I can't find the right fabric, ir goes no where. So now I find a great fabric and go from there.

Re: Book Giveaway: The Art of the Handbag

I don't know about incredible, but my favorite bag was a fringed barrel bag from the 70's. It has lots of movement. It was a happy bag.

Re: Book Giveaway: "Patternmaking Made Easy," Third Edition by Connie Crawford

I'm a skirt girl. They are so easy to redesign. I want to learn to do a jackets.

Re: Magazine Giveaway: Threads #171 (February/March 2014)

Claire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide is my go to book when deciding if a fabric will work in my design.

Re: Book Giveaway: Dressmaking: 200 Q&A

Make your muslin out of light weight fabric that can be used as the interlining. So easy to go straight to the fashion fabric.

Re: Magazine Giveaway: Threads Issue 168

Ginger Rogers lovely beaded dress in "Follow the Fleet".

Re: Book and DVD Giveaway: Claire B. Shaeffer's "Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques"

I have many of Claire's books. I have learned so much from her. This book would be a great way to further expand my knowledge.

Re: Magazine Giveaway: "Threads" Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

Blind applique is my favorite. It is amazing home many places I find to use it.

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

I've always wanted to try draping. This looks like just the kick I need

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

What a marvelous collection. I teach sewing to 7th & 8th graders and am always looking for new tips to pass on.

Re: What influences helped to shape your current sewing hobby or career?

My Godmother gave me a quilt top she had made 40 years earlier. Quilting gave me the courage to venture out to do my own thing in all things sewing.

Re: Giveaway: SewStylish Spring 2012 Fashion Sewing Guide

I love grommets & eyelets. I am always looking for new ways to use them.

Re: Book Giveaway: "Threads Sewing Guide"

Wow! 370 pages?! This sounds like a must for my bookshelf. I love reference books and everything Thread. They have helped me improve my garments and advanced me to the next level.