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12 September, 2012



11 September, 2012

  • 11:01 PM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic patternmaking for fashion design (book)

    Max, the introduction for the toro foundation explains that the control for balance of the garment is in the darts and hip level. Read the introduction again and you will see that it has nothing to…

  • 02:57 PM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic patternmaking for fashion design (book)

    C. go online and write free instructions for making a pinafore pattern and see what you get.

  • 04:22 AM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic patternmaking for fashion design (book)

    Your book should have provided you with pattern pieces you can play with near the end of chapter 36 and they come in two sizes 1/2 and 1/4 picture size. This is how I learned to make patterns in Pa…



10 September, 2012

  • 06:55 PM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic Amazon - getting sewing books

    Can you buy books from Barnes and Noble on-line and see if they would send them to you. There are other on-line book places like Bramcost, E-Bay, Esty are just few that might send books to your cou…

  • 06:41 PM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic which pattern drafting book is the best?

    I have Patternmaking for Fashion Design (3rd edition). I like the book but I believe it was alot cheaper when I brought it. I have a few patternmaking books but some of them are old. Make Your Own …



5 September, 2012

  • 05:21 AM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic How can I recreate this skirt?

    The skirt you want is made with full box pleats. I’ve always wanted to make a pleated skirt. I’ve read in an old Singer sewing book that a box pleat skirt needs about 3 times the hip measurement.Th…

  • 04:27 AM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic Pattern Drafting Tutorials?

    Here is one site that is interesting, weekend designer. There are many different level of clothes you can learn to make. Check it.

    I found Winifred Aldrich pattern making book that shows you how …

  • 02:30 AM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic How to adapt a pattern to sleeveless?

    Me, I would make a sample of the blouse I want sleeveless. Then, I would look in a mirror and see what needs to be done to the arm hole. Since must sleeve openings are larger then sleeveless openin…

  • 12:28 AM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic patternmaking for fashion design (book)

    I have this book and used it to learn how to make a pant pattern for myself. I have the third edition by Helen Joseph-Armstrong.What chapters are you having problems with, maybe I can help you.



30 August, 2012

  • 12:17 AM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic Can someone please help me find a pattern for this?

    You can use an off the shoulder blouse but it does not have sleeves. This blouse can be found at weekend.com or flickr by Blue Paririe plus they show you how to make it,real easy
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    If you can foun…



15 February, 2011

  • 06:51 AM

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    IkkiaRain commented on the forum topic Sewing pieces of faux leather together

    I have sewn on fake leather and what I did was use a leather sewing machine needle, adjust the pressure(for the foot) and used regular sewing stitches. You will have to play with these things to ge…