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« on: May 04, 2010 08:44:04 PM »

I decided to try out a purchased pattern, rather then my usual hand drawn templates, and even though I picked an easy one, it was still confusing. I liked the already drawn pattern, one less thing for me to do, but I had to wonder about the order of some of the steps in the instructions and even the English ones seemed like they were written in another language.  Undecided I may not have ended up doing things the exact way the instructions called for, but my aprons still came out looking right. I just hope reading and following the instructions gets easier with pratice since I bought a few different ones. On to the picture, and for anyone that's interested it's a Macall's stitch and save pattern.

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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2010 04:15:21 AM »

Very Nice!!! I wouldn't have been able to tell you that you did anything wrong! Very nice prints. Everything looks good to me


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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2010 04:55:57 AM »

Reading patterns does get easier. As you dive in and put things together they way u think they are supposed to be and read along with the pattern, it works itself out Smiley At least that is how I learned to read em. Eventually you get the oooooooo that is what they meant.
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2010 06:13:07 AM »

They both turned out lovely!

You will find that after a while, the pattern instruction is just a guide and you will only go to the parts that might be new to you...it does get easier as you become more experienced...

Glad that you were brave to jump in--you got two very practical and pretty items with more to come!

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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2010 07:48:42 AM »

So lovely and great job. Model is cute too.

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