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Pattern Review 7/25/14 1:13 AM
Simplicity - 1896 Misses Tunic
TL;DR: I finally turned the silk sari a student gave me into a dress and I LOVE IT. Long Version: Pattern Description: The pattern AllNewToMe can't get enough of! I did a tunic as the pattern was written. I modified it and turned it into a dress with a minor cross-over front and different sleev... more...
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Pattern Review 7/4/14 2:07 AM
Simplicity - 1896 Misses Tunic
Short version: A wearable muslin I'm pretty happy with. I changed up the base pattern, but since this is my fourth time using this pattern in some major way, I'd say it's a great pattern. (I haven't posted the third version yet.) WOW, does this rayon (a guess) wrinkle. I swear my neck/collar loo... more...
10 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/17/14 7:44 PM
No Pattern Used - T-tunic Viking Style T-tunic
So I needed to a costume for my school's Medieval Day. I asked for help in the forums and got a lot of great replies. I decided to make the T-tunic style because it seemed the easiest and simplest. Pattern Description: A simple T-tunic, women's dress length. Pattern Sizing: You sized! Did... more...
4 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/7/14 1:10 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 02-2011-139 mock wrap-dress
I only muslined this, but it was a huge NO. It was very fumpy in enough ways that I didn't feel like I could save it. If you want to try it, I strongly suggest a muslin, and hacking the skirt length a whole lot. The bodice was also very long for me. I am short-waisted, but I don't usually have t... more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/27/14 9:47 PM
Butterick - 5690 Misses'/Women's Jacket and Pants
So...here's the thing. Connie Crawford is super controversial/absolutely hated by a whole lot of people, so I was a bit nervous to try this. Oh, and I think the coat's terribly unflattering on the model. Pattern Description: From the envelope: This unlined, cropped swing jacket has a gentle A-lin... more...
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