|Pattern Review ||11/1/15 6:44 PM|
|Deer&Doe - Plantain T-shirt Plantain T-shirt |
When I made my first Plantain, I ended up spending the weekend with a good friend for a conference. She really liked it. While she isn't my size, she tried it on to see what kind of changes should be made if I did one for her. The results really surprised me.
I made a size 40 for me, hoping it ... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/25/15 12:44 PM|
|Burda - 8028 |
This item was not eligible for contest voting, but I wanted to share in the participation with the other contestants.
Pullover sweater with collar variations
36-50/10-24. I made the 10.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the patter... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/26/15 8:26 AM|
|Butterick - 5619 misses jacket, dress, skirt and pantsLifestyle Wardrobe |
I made this denim skirt for a friend who lives on the other side of the country, and I had to rely on her measurements, which I'm not sure were totally correct.
I liked the waist yoke manipulation and cutting the front to create a center panel that I did on my suede skirt from the same pattern, c... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/21/15 4:46 AM|
|Simplicity - 2257 |
Sewing Bee Round 2 - Make the Fabric Your Own
The Kaleidoscope Skirt: Many Parts Become One
What type of fabric did you start with for your project?
I used most of the scrap fabric I had left over from the 2015 Wardrobe Contest. As all of those items were supposed to go together, I thought I co... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/6/15 6:15 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8747 Peppermint Stick Fitted Blouse |
Sewing Bee Round 1 - Fitted Blouse
I call this my peppermint stick blouse, as it reminds me of the jars of multi-colored candy sticks on Main Street at Disneyland in my youth. My DH calls it my schoolmarm blouse.
Pattern or style used and how it fits the criteria:
I used Vogue 8747, as it has pr... more...
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