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Learn to Sew Without Patterns

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20 simbi per hour - Virtual OK

Frustrated with the endless, finicky reams of tissue paper? Find it impossible to pick up a pattern in the right size? Want to make something original, or reproduce something you've only seen pictures of?

Discover how to make clothing and projects without buying preexisting patterns. No sewing experience necessary, but the better your current skills the more complicated the projects you'll be able to conquer.

We will discuss your current skills, and go over what it is you'd like to be able to make.
I'll teach you about drafting your own pattern, how to copy an existing piece without destroying it, or how to recreate something from only reference photos.

Training & Qualifications


I have been using a sewing machine for more than 15 years, and I hated using a paper pattern from the first time I was given one in home economics. After that single class, I've taught myself how to make just about everything that's caught my attention Without an actual pattern for any of them.

Availability & Preferences


Weekday evenings, and some Wednesdays and Weekends with enough notice. Quick replies via Simbi mail during business hours.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Kimberly


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Jun 15, 2017
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Apr 25, 2017
Does exactly what is stated in deals. Very informative and helpful.
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Apr 25, 2017
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Feb 24, 2017
She has an intriguing perspective on how people work, and has quite the interest in how people understand the universe.
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Feb 16, 2017
Kimberly was great. She asked some good questions, so I was able to help her easily.
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Feb 16, 2017
Kimberly replies very quickly
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Feb 16, 2017
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Feb 16, 2017
Good listener and helpful in bringing clarity, even if it wasn't necessarily something she was aiming for directly. Would talk to again.
Jessica received session of Post-Apocalyptic Skills Assessment from Kimberly
Feb 06, 2017
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Feb 06, 2017
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About Kimberly Lougee

Crafter and creator, stuck at a status-quo job to pay the bills. Sewing, crochet, knitting, costume design, props, boff weapons, macrame, jewelry. Scene and short story Writing, character creation, ...editing, poetry. Knowledgeable about beta fish, feline behavior, and a million other science based trivia. Excellent as a sounding board and source of logic to short out anxiety loops.show more

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