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FIT JEANS FOR CURVY PLUS SIZES

FIT JEANS FOR CURVY PLUS SIZES

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 By Helen Bartley with Pati PalmerSeattle resident Jaimie attended our 5-day Fit and Sew Custom Jeans Workshop ...

New Palmer/Pletsch Jeans Pattern for Butterick

New Palmer/Pletsch Jeans Pattern for Butterick

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By Pati Palmer with Helen BartleyI created 10 jeans patterns for men and women for McCall’s since ...

Taking a Favorite Pattern to a New Season

Taking a Favorite Pattern to a New Season

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McCall’s Palmer/Pletsch M7092 Empire-Waist Top for Knits McCall’s Palmer/Pletsch M7092 is one of my favorite tops. It is very flattering. The contrast inset adds interest by framing the face, or it can be made in the same fabric as the body of the top. The original croquie shows all the front options and the …

Raglan Sleeves For Summer

Raglan Sleeves For Summer

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So a little background on this new pattern of mine M7574. I wanted an easy knit raglan sleeves pattern for spring/summer 2017. I was inspired by these easy fitting knit dresses and casual tops which I put together in a design board for McCalls. I really wanted the three length versions, especially …

Pati makes McCall’s Melissa Watson Shirtdress!

Pati makes McCall’s Melissa Watson Shirtdress!

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I decided to sew Melissa’s new shirtdress, McCall’s 7380. I love the hidden placket front, the shirt tail hem, and the slightly raised waist which will give less emphasis to my thicker waist. I love the Liberty cotton and though spendy, it was 58” wide. McCalls 7380 Alexa Elastic Back Shirt Dress Of course …

Our NEW Craftsy Class “Fitting Fashion KNITS!”

Our NEW Craftsy Class “Fitting Fashion KNITS!”

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Now that I am in my late 20’s, I have a whole new meaning for “Sunday Funday”. If you are anything like me, you’ve saved up some cash and are looking for that little deal that gives you a ‘victory dance’ feeling when you find it. Everyone loves to score a sale, am I right?! So in the…