|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.
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...
|Pattern Review ||3/5/14 3:02 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1351 Misses Dress |
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.
I used size 14 for the bodice and 16 for the skirt, which is usual for me for Vogue patterns...more...
|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.
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...
|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.
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...
|Pattern Review ||8/23/13 1:13 PM|
|Butterick - 4461 4461 |
A-line skirt has back zipper, waist facing and ribbon trim variations.
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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