Category Archives: free pattern fitting series

Fitting Series 1st Anniversary!!

Happy Memorial Day Everyone!!  It’s a Proud moment for Me, Friends!!  One year ago today, on Memorial Day, I posted the first edition in my 8 week series on pattern fitting.  “My Approach to Pattern Fitting”, was a series I … Continue reading

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You Asked ~ SMF Tells!! April 21, 2014

Once again, Thank You for all the new emails and questions!  I appreciate so many of you taking the time to write and I’m more than happy to answer! You Asked:  I own the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 and love … Continue reading

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My First Year in Review!!

WOW!  Happy First Year Anniversary to my blog, “Strikes My Fancy”!!  I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for a year already!!  Time flies, doesn’t it??  Looking back, I can see quite a progression.  I made a point to try lots … Continue reading

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Fitting Series Q & A Part 2!!

Hi Everyone!  I’m so happy that even though my 8 week pattern fitting series, “My Approach to Successful Pattern Fitting” ended weeks ago, so many of you are still discovering it and finding it helpful!!  I continue to receive emails with … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Sewing….

Hi Everyone!  I wanted to share with you what I learned from writing and producing my own pattern fitting series.  Other than the obvious things like writing, photo editing, and committing to an 8 week series, my eyes were opened to … Continue reading

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Part 8: Finally a TNT Pattern!!

Welcome back to the final post in my 8 part pattern fitting series, “My Approach to Successful Pattern Fitting”.  I hope if you’ve worked your way though this series, you found it to not only be helpful, but that you NOW actually … Continue reading

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