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Boston, MA, US

craft interests: fashion, sewing

Gender: Female

Member Since: 03/15/2012

recent comments

Re: Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway

Uncluttered lines are my favorites. A-line dresses and sheaths work best and are the easiest to wear and to travel for business with. All you need is a little Channel-type jacket, a scarf or jewelry to entirely change your look! Unusual jackets always catch my eye...

Re: How to Sew for Your "Closet Orphans"

The sash is gorgeous!! You might think about pairing it with a simple black or white top and pants outfit, perhaps either a camisole-style linen or silk top with wide-legged pants of the same fabric. The sash is going to speak for itself.

Re: A Primer on Sewing Knits

I have some 54" wide, fine wool that I would like to make two scarves with, i.e., cut lengthwise. While I plan to create a fringe along the crosswise grain, how should I finish the long, cut edges? Would a tiny, rolled hem work?

Re: Book Giveaway: "The Essential A-Line"

Like so many have already stated, an A-line skirt flatters most every figure. Having used the same pattern for eons, and altering it to death to fit my ever-changing waist and hips, I'm ready for some fresh ideas. The A-line skirt is certainly an essential in my wardrobe!

Re: MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: The New June/July Issue of Threads (#161)

"Fit for Everyone" by Kenneth D. King who makes everything look so delicious! Since I sew for my size 2 daughter as well as "mature" self, being able to use one dress form for both of us. Can't wait!