Monthly Archives: July 2013

Classic Vest

Designed by Lorna Miser. Directions are for size Small; changes for sizes Medium, Large, X Large and XX Large are in parentheses. Finished Bust: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)”. Finished Length: 23 (23¾, 24½, 25¼, 26)”. Using a fashion forward
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The Versatile Yoke

The yoke is a wonderful design device. Its seaming may conceal the dart control (Fig. 70a). Where there is no control it may simply divide a bodice or skirt into interesting areas (Fig. 70b). Often, it provides a smooth, trim
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Six ways to make and hem napkins

Coordinating napkins are the finishing touch to your tabletop fashions. Standard finished napkins are 14″ or 17″ (33.5 or 43 cm) square. Before cutting the fabric, square the ends, using a carpenter’s square. For fringed napkins, square the ends by
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Trimmed Placemats

Trimmed place mats have banding stitched to one side. Purchase finished trim or cut trim from fabric. Cutting Directions Cut the place mat 1″ (2.5 cm) larger than desired finished size (page 104). Press W’ (1.3 cm) seam allowance to
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Banded Placemats

Wide double banding creates reversible place mat. Cutting Directions Determine size of finished mat (page 104) and desired width of finished banding. Cut place mat center the size of finished mat minus two times the width of finished banding, plus
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A CONTROL SEAM FOR THE BACK BODICE

From the Shoulder Since there are already two darts on the back bodice, there is no need to divide the waistline control. If there is a control seam on the front bodice, it is a fine point in design to
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How to make the pattern for a control seam

How to make the pattern for a control seam with divided control shoulder to waistline 1. On the cut-out bodice-front sloper with the cut-out dart, draw the style line from the shoulder to the dart point. Indicate the notches by
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Tooth Fairy Doll Crochet Pattern

Start a new tradition—instead of leaving a child’s tooth under the pillow, put it in this tooth fairy’s little pouch. It makes the tooth fairy’s job so much easier. Designed By:    Michele Wilcox Supplies: RED HEART® “Soft Yarn®”: 1 ball
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How to Sew a Lined Apron

By: Louise Papas of  lululollylegs.blogspot.com Follow this tutorial to create an easy, lined half-apron for just about anyone, children or adults. This apron . For both options, trim the seams and clip the corners (Pic 4 & 5). Turn right
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New Born Baby booties

New born baby booties- With tie fastening Pattern by Marina Walden-Walnut Baby Materials Pattons baby wool 2 ply ( or other suitable 2 ply) 1.75 mm hook Tension 8 DC x 3 rows = 2cm Stitches & Abbreviations Adjustable ring tutorial  This
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