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Simplicity 2258
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  • Stitch together and press your skirt
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  4. Types of Patterns and What the Markings Mean
  5. Taking Body Measurements
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  7. Preparing the Fabric, Laying Out the Pattern Pieces, and Cutting Out the Fabric
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Review submitted in Mini-Wardrobe 2011 - Expand Your Wardrobe Contest
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Posted on:3/30/11 7:43 PM
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sewinfrance said... (4/12/11 12:56 PM) Reply
What a great wardrobe, I love the names for your combinations, have fun wearing them around the house and out-and-about!
marthamyers said... (4/7/11 11:29 PM) Reply
Love, love, love these pieces and how you put them together. I want to make more LC patterns now!
BMH said... (4/7/11 12:17 PM) Reply
Oooh -- I want them all! Nice casual wardrobe that definitely isn't just for digging ditches!
AnneM said... (4/3/11 7:19 PM) Reply
You are too cute with your event descriptions. (My husband thought it was pretty accurate when I showed it to him.) I love washed linen for summer, wrinkles & all. Great wardrobe.
annakeeton said... (4/3/11 4:04 PM) Reply
Cute outfit themes.
sky said... (4/3/11 2:51 PM) Reply
Wonderful wardrobe and your captions are great!
Rosesred said... (4/3/11 6:49 AM) Reply
I just love how you can really see an occassion for each combination. Great summer clothes!
AquariJenn said... (4/2/11 2:18 PM) Reply
great looking casual wardrobe. I'll keep these patterns in mind to use later.
jannw said... (4/2/11 11:02 AM) Reply
love them all!! I've often looked at the Heart's Aflutter pattern, now I'll have to get it!
JudyP said... (4/2/11 10:01 AM) Reply
Beautiful pieces! I love your styling with the captions!
Meggie LuLu said... (3/31/11 10:45 PM) Reply
Your wardrobe looks GREAT! Each piece is very well made! =)
arianamaniacs said... (3/31/11 4:53 PM) Reply
Simple yet interesting pieces, I'll bet you'll get a lot of wear out of these!
RLL said... (3/31/11 3:42 PM) Reply
Very impressive casual wear wardrobe. Someone else commented that it looks like something out of a catalog. I agree!
lacroise1 said... (3/31/11 12:49 PM) Reply
That is a great wardrobe that you can be very proud of... :)
Terri A said... (3/31/11 11:18 AM) Reply
Well, this is a gorgeous wardrobe. Well done!
loti said... (3/31/11 10:58 AM) Reply
I've been looking for linen separates, this looks like the perfect wardrobe for hot sticky weather, looks great!
Kim12469 said... (3/31/11 8:38 AM) Reply
Very pretty collection. It looks like something out of a high end catalog.
KathleenS said... (3/31/11 6:42 AM) Reply
Very nice. It all coordinates beautifully.
Skaapie said... (3/31/11 3:58 AM) Reply
And your doggy will even get to go gallery visiting! Your wardrobe looks lovely and perfect for summer.
LynneMR said... (3/31/11 0:14 AM) Reply
I loved the plan, and the final product is great! Cool, crisp understated elegance. All the pieces are lovely - well done!
Sherril Miller said... (3/31/11 0:08 AM) Reply
Now I want every single one of these patterns. What have you done to my pocketbook!? Seriously, these look fantastic on you.
CTBarb said... (3/30/11 10:52 PM) Reply
Classic casual! How wonderful! Bravo!
mssewcrazy said... (3/30/11 10:11 PM) Reply
Very very nice casual sets-I would love to have all of them to wear and wear and wear.
pterion said... (3/30/11 10:06 PM) Reply
Great looking mini-wardrobe. Very cool and practical - you will get a lot of wear from these pieces.
Peggy L said... (3/30/11 8:51 PM) Reply
Wow! I love all your wardrobe pieces and can just "see" them on you. Tell the DH he did a great job on the photography.
Christas said... (3/30/11 8:26 PM) Reply
Everything looks PERFECT ..... so wearable and stylish! You have created such a nice collection!!! :-)
Aroura said... (3/30/11 8:09 PM) Reply
Great job, love your photo shoot! A very nice, practical, and good looking wardrobe!
JillyBe said... (3/26/11 1:44 PM) Reply
I really love this wardrobe & look forward to the final collection!
sfshaza said... (3/24/11 10:02 AM) Reply
What a great, stylish collection!
LynneMR said... (3/24/11 6:48 AM) Reply
I think your plan looks great - classic styles that will be comfortable. And linen is always a winner!
Sherril Miller said... (3/24/11 0:59 AM) Reply
It's important to have clothes you can leave the house in without shame! These pieces are going to be wonderful. I can't wait to see the pants.
MNBarb said... (3/23/11 7:52 PM) Reply
My kind of clothes and made from linen. This is going to be great.
Christas said... (3/11/11 9:49 AM) Reply
Ha ... "clothes that are good for digging ditches"..... so funny. This wardrobe is definitely one that will be stylish and comfy. I can't wait to see the final garments together.
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