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Aafke 
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Pattern Review 3/15/14 10:29 AM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 03-2014-108
This is my entry for the 'new to you pattern company' contest. Conclusion: I love this dress. The peplum in the front is fun and I really like the neckline with rounded edges. It is a bit dressier than what I normally wear but it would be fine for work and in another fabric maybe for a wedding or ...more...
12 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/5/14 3:02 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1351 Misses Dress
Conclusion: This is a lovely pattern for an elegant simple dress. I seem to love this neckline because I keep making dresses with it. My favourite dress to wear to the office at the moment. Pattern Sizing: I used size 14 for the bodice and 16 for the skirt, which is usual for me for Vogue patterns...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/25/14 2:20 PM
MariaDenmark - 103 Day-to-Night Drape Top
I used this top pattern to make a long sleeve knit dress and it is now my very favourite dress to wear this winter. front back Earlier I had turned this top pattern into a dress, that I was very happy with. You can read the first review here. This was a sleeveless version and althoug I can wear i...more...
4 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/23/14 8:54 AM
Vogue Patterns - 1353 Misses'/Misses' Petite Dress
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, apart from the skirt that I changed. Front view Back view Bodice up close Were the instructions easy to follow? Very much so. I put off starting this dress because I thought it was going to be too di...more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/23/13 1:13 PM
Butterick - 4461 4461
Pattern Description: A-line skirt has back zipper, waist facing and ribbon trim variations. Pattern Sizing: The pattern is size 16-18-20-22. I made a size 16 in the waist and 18 in the hips and back to 16 at the hem, making it more a straight skirt than A-line. Did it look like the photo/drawing ...more...
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I tried sewing when I was younger but didn't have the patience for it. I never made anything wearable! A while ago I decided to try again and am very happy I did! I am tall and pear shaped, and it's ...more

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