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Take the word "intimidating." That's got to be one of the most frustrating words in the whole dating world, am I right, ladies?If you've been called intimidating, you're probably wondering what the &*^# is up with that! Read on for a few different interpretations of this often-used label. If you're out there crushin' it professionally, it might soon become clear to the man you're seeing that you're more successful than he is. Be your genuine self and let him get to know the real you.

I sometimes prefer this because it allows me to easily adjust the size of the pleat when I’m fitting the cuff to the sleeve. Sew your three rows of ease stitches between the circles on the sleeve cap. With right sides together, stitch the underarm seam of the sleeve. The sleeve should be pinned between the stitching lines on the cuff, and the longer, non-interfaced side of the cuff should be facing up.may intimidate the human race into bringing order into its international affairs" (Albert Einstein).Browbeat suggests the persistent application of highhanded, disdainful, or imperious tactics: browbeating a witness.This is going to be a long post, but I promise that making a cuff and placket like this is not NEARLY as hard as it looks. Now you have a neat little point at the top of your placket and you are ready to start attaching! Place the placket onto the wrong side of the sleeve. Edgestitch up one edge of the placket and around the tip, pivoting at each corner. Bring the circles that mark the pleat together on the sleeve and press the pleat in place. This photo shows that the edge of the placket on the sleeve should be aligned with the outer stitching on the cuff.Take a deep breath, get that iron warmed up, and just relax into it. I’m going to demonstrate this process with each of the pieces (sleeve, placket, and cuffs) in different colors just to help make things clear. You can transfer all the markings onto the wrong side (like I did). Fold diagonally along the third fold line and press. The right side of the placket should now face the wrong side of the sleeve. Stitch very slowly, so that you stay close to the edge and keep the stitching very neat and tidy. Once you reach the top of the opening, stitch across to secure the placket in place. The seam allowance of the cuff will stick out a bit past the placket. Turn the cuff right side out around the sleeve, enclosing all the seams inside. Cow implies bringing out an abject state of timorousness and often demoralization: a dog that was cowed by abuse.

Get over it: If you want to punt on the “murder” thing, stock up on frozen lobster tails.

With right sides together and the curved edges lined up, stitch the outer cuff to the inner cuff all along the outer curved edge, using a 3/8 inch seam allowance. On the wrong side of the sleeve, pin the cuff to the sleeve.

On the outer cuff (interfaced), press the top edge under 3/8″.

“Lobster may be the only food where the end user is expected to do the killing,” says Allen.

But if you’re going to boil live lobsters, try massaging the critter between its antennae before you do the deed.

You may have a large social network or be an accomplished dancer or activist. If a man actually says "you're too intimidating" as an excuse to break up with you, let him walk away without any fuss.