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Indiana UNITED STATES
Member since, 4/28/11
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Pattern Review 8/12/14 9:36 AM
Butterick - 5079 (1980s) Misses' Blouse
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted blouse has front and back tucks, one piece yoke, front buttoned closing and full length sleeves gathered into button cuffs. Pattern Sizing: Old Butterick sizing: I'm a straight 10. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sew... more...
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Pattern Review 8/4/14 8:43 AM
Simplicity - 2363 Misses' Day to Evening Dresses
Pattern Description: Misses' pullover dress in 2 lengths with trim variations Pattern Sizing: IT RUNS BIG! I cut a size 6, and I'm normally a 10. This worked out pretty well (though it was about as tight as I'm comfortable with, and there would've been a problem in the hips if I hadn't trimmed i... more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/4/13 8:38 PM
McCall's - 6648 Misses' Blouses
Pattern Description: Very loose-fitting blouse has collar/sleeve variation, low armholes, and narrow hem. Pattern Sizing: Size 8 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, except I lengthened it by 3" to make it more of a tunic and elimin... more...
 
 
Pattern Review 9/28/12 11:32 PM
Lutterloh - 1941 - #51 vest
Pattern Description: Double breasted vest with interesting collar detail (honestly not sure how to describe -- collar turns into yoke!) Pattern Sizing: Lutterloh patterns are enlarged (using the principle of the golden ratio) based on your bust and hip sizes. So each is unique! Did it look lik... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/23/12 11:50 AM
McCall's - 6027 MISSES'/MISS PETITE DRESSES
Pattern Description: Lined, flared dress with princess seams, back zipper, above mid-knee length. Pattern Sizing: Size 10, more or less Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, though I added different sleeves. Were the instructions ea... more...
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