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    jenss-1 commented on the forum topic Bad Pattern Instructions

    Generally, I think that Burda patterns are quite accurate compared to other big pattern makers. (Had a nightmare Simplicity pattern awhile ago that sticks in my mind). By accurate I mean the prec…



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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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