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11 May, 2012



3 May, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the project Ancient Korinthos

    The red is really nice and a good match with the scene of ancient Korinthos. My grandfather came from the area and I’ve never been to that part of Greece (yet). It was a nice surprise to see your…



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3 April, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the forum topic Sizes in Stylish Dress Book - Japanese sewing book

    Unfortunately, Amazon won’t let us look in the book online. From my experience, Japanese sizes are somewhat smaller than western sizes—even when they are labeled similarly. RTW sizes are really …



1 April, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the technique Get rid of a gaping armhole

    Hi, you probably need to do an FBA (full-bust adjustment) on the pattern first. There are a lot of examples online. Then, rotate the dart out. Here’s an example: http://3hourspast.com/how-to-eli…

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    jenss-1 commented on the technique Get rid of a gaping armhole

    This problem often happens when a full-bust adjustment was needed. Since most patterns are designed for a B-cup, it’s not uncommon. The tutorial is helpful for a small adjustment. For larger adj…



30 March, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the article Plus Size: New Sewing Patterns and Old Favorites

    Hi, I’ve made several of Burda’s “plus” size patterns & just thought I’d leave my two cents…

    The photos above are just a small selection of Burda’s plus sizes. BSM has a selection every month, …



21 March, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the project Asymmetric Jacket 03/2012

    I wondered about this photo when I saw it in the magazine-it is so odd. The model is contorted and her hands look unusually large. Photoshop in BS? Interesting jacket though.



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16 March, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the forum topic sewing machine needle keeps breaking

    A few other things to check out, just to cover it all…
    1) May sure that the machine is threaded properly. (Double check the manual).
    2) Make sure that the needle also matches the thread. If the…



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23 February, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the forum topic Sewing a Zipper Help

    ieltayib, I had peaked at your profile page and that is why I thought you were in the US. I’m so sorry that you are in this situation! Take care and be safe!



21 February, 2012



20 February, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the forum topic Sewing a Zipper Help

    26 needle positions – I’m impressed! My old Bernina only has 5, so that probably explains it…either too close or too far.



19 February, 2012

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    jenss-1 commented on the forum topic Sewing a Zipper Help

    I suppose it depends upon the machine and experience level. I should have said that I use a circa 1985 Bernina. (My machine cannot use the newer Bernina invisible zip foot that I’ve heard others …