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23 November, 2010



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19 November, 2010

  • 03:42 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Dress fitting at smaller hip

    Hi. For this dress, it’s not good to do a A-line skirt, it looks weird.

    Please follow me to alter pattern piece 1 and 2:
    Re-join under arm (point #4) of size 42, to side waist point of size 40,…



16 November, 2010



23 February, 2010



15 January, 2010

  • 02:08 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic How to make a skirt wider (not at waistline)

    Hi, I can’t find ur link, maybe some letters missing.
    You could add same amount to center front and center back, even more add to side too.
    then you adjust darts or add pleats to fit waist.



15 September, 2009

  • 09:32 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Adding sleeves to a sleeveless dress!

    Yes, must be 2cm more bigger, and gather at top part of the sleeve.
    I always add or take out cm from both sides of the sleeve (sideseam), not the Center Top, NO!
    because wide sleeves have bit sho…



14 September, 2009

  • 07:59 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Adding sleeves to a sleeveless dress!

    Hi Bohemiannow,
    For sleeves dress, the armhole would small and higher.
    I would low down armhole 2 to 3cm on sideseam, to make armhole bigger.
    then find a sleeves pattern suit for the style, slee…



27 August, 2009

  • 04:59 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Help! grading a cowl top

    Hi, Nitzan,
    1. add 1/4 of the Hip-diff to Center Front and Center Back., check Bust big then yours – must big for Cow neck style!
    2. make 2cm each higher for Front (ac) and back (bc) should, or 3…



24 August, 2009

  • 08:10 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Shirt - burda pattern 7831

    Hi Pagetn, Is those following words confusing you???

    “Collar with collar stand
    3. Stitch collar stand pieces to collar pieces, right sides
    facing, matching seam numbers (3).
    Trim seam allowan…

  • 08:10 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Shirt - burda pattern 7831

    Hi Pagetn, Is those following words confusing you???

    “Collar with collar stand
    3. Stitch collar stand pieces to collar pieces, right sides
    facing, matching seam numbers (3).
    Trim seam allowan…

  • 07:34 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Increasing Vintage Pattern

    Hi Shaunda,
    Is your pattern get 1.5cm seam allowance???? Yes?
    I think you can get away with your pattern, you don’t need 1 size bigger!
    If you do 1cm seam allowances, 0.5cm*2*7 pieces=7cm more y…

  • 07:13 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Making Patterns

    Hi Syndi
    I would like to recommend – “Metric Pattern Cutting” by Winifred Aldrich (NZ$40?).
    I draft my own block, very easy for me.
    For Helen’s book, it’s might be next step for you, good for a…

  • 01:47 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Fitting problem!

    hi Cloudberry
    you need to measure Neck to Bust point, bust point to front waist,
    and check them with your pattern, and shorten the diff from shoulder and waist.
    then check Neck to back waist, sh…

  • 01:29 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic Frustrated by sewing patterns :(

    Hi, all
    For size, diff company use diff measurement table.
    It’s good way to make a toile on Lining! save your time!
    better to check Pattern: Bust, Waist, Hip, Neck to Waist, Waist to Knee.
    For …

  • 01:08 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic troubles with jersey fabric

    Hi Mo,

    could you cut 2 pieces of Fuse: same length with your Zip, 1in width,
    gether fabric slightly, ioning fuse to the zip position, Pin Zip in and sew it.

    Tip: Fabric must long then Zip …

  • 12:51 AM

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    cutemei commented on the forum topic ripping seams on stretch pants

    Hi, Krystyn
    I would use 4- threads Overlock to join those seam,
    and I feel plain sewing would not good for stetch fabric.

    CuteMei