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Member Since: 05/18/2010
This tutorial is very helpful -- Nicely written, complete, simple, with great illustrations. Of course, the choice of fabric -- and whether or not to piece it -- is up to each sewer.
I like the curved flap and how easily it can be constructed. Anxious to try it.
One thing I might do differently -- for easier sewing, I find that cutting the batting (or fleece or whatever you use for cushioning) OUT of the seam allowances reduces the strain on your sewing machine. And your needle won't have to negotiate so many layers, either.
In my experience, a walking foot is pretty essential.
The piped look around the flap is a nice touch.
In case anyone wonders, I believe the tuck in the lining makes the underside of the flap fit better.
Thanks again for a great tutorial.
Nancy -- You make it sound so easy -- Maybe for YOU. All of these fashion-forward touches -- and it's your design and rendering! Truly an amazing accomplishment. If you don't win this contest, I gotta see who on earth does!
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