Help? Badly printed pattern instructions!

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I bought Vogue 8481 a few years ago, just to have it in my  
collection, I never even opened the envelope.  
http://images.patternreview.com/sewing/patterns/vogue/8481/8481.jpg

Now, I want to make a spring jacket using the pattern, so I  
opened it up to review the instructions.  Yikes!  The entire  
bottom of page 3 (of 7 pages) is so badly printed I cannot  
read the text or see the illustrations for steps 36, 37, 38,  
43, 44, 45, 53, 54, 60, 61, 67,and 68.  Aaarggh!  Several of  
her special techniques and/or instructions for  
'buttonholes', 'shoulder seam', 'collar', and 'sleeves' are  
totally blurred out.

If anyone has this pattern, could you scan the lower section  
of instruction page 3 and send me a couple JPEGs? beidesign  
[at] comcast dot net reaches me.

It's been a few years since I tackled a properly tailored  
jacket (the velvet highland dance jacket doesn't count).   I  
know I can probably rely on my memory for some of the  
techniques, but I'd love to have the full set of Claire's  
instructions.

Thanks in advance!

--  
Beverly



Re: Help? Badly printed pattern instructions!
I wondered what kind of pattern would make *you* need the instructions so I  
looked at 8481. Oh my, what a beautiful jacket.  I can see how having the  
instructions would be very helpful at any skill level =) and look forward to  
seeing your spring jacket. Polly

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Re: Help? Badly printed pattern instructions!
Polly Esther wrote:
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This jacket is in Claire Shaeffer's "Custom Couture  
Collection", with 116 steps, each carefully illustrated and  
explained.  The last really *tailored* jacket I made, with  
all the fussy inside work that doesn't show but produces  
superior results, was the three-piece suit for my husband  
many years ago.

Nowadays,  I usually use short cuts and quick steps, I just  
thought it would be fun to give couture tailoring another  
try before I'm too old to make the attempt.

Beverly


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Re: Help? Badly printed pattern instructions!
On 3/20/2013 10:48 PM, BEI Design wrote:
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  Third try at posting,I hope this one works.
Have you contacted Vogue to see if they can help with a new sheet.Tell  
them you sad tale, what have you got to lose.

Re: Help? Badly printed pattern instructions!
Junob @teranews.com wrote:
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I sent Vogue an e-mail last night, I hope they have a copy  
or a .pdf!

Good lesson though, even if you don't intend to use a  
pattern right away take a look at the instruction sheet to  
be sure everything is legible.

--  
Beverly  



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