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Pattern Review 4/26/15 1:16 PM
McCall's - 8800
Pattern Description: Several difference skirt styles in two lengths. Pattern Sizing: Size 10 (it's a really old OOPS) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Mostly. I shortened it about four inches, which changed the front hem shaping a bit,... more...
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Pattern Review 4/26/15 12:57 PM
New Look - 6808 Misses Tops
Pattern Description: Fitted top with side zipper and collar and sleeve variations. I made View D exactly. Pattern Sizing: 8-18. I made a size 10 top with FBA, which enlarged the hips adequately. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Totall... more...
11 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/26/15 12:39 PM
Butterick - 3037 jackets and skirts
Pattern Description: Several skirt and top/jacket styles. I made the bias skirt. Pattern Sizing: I made size 8. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? I think so, I shortened it a lot. Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, but there's n... more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/26/15 11:38 AM
Style - 4599
Pattern Description: A wardrobe set, I made the top. Pattern Sizing: 8-12, I used the previously cut size 8. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Mostly. This is a definite OOPS from 1986 that I bought as a souvenir at John Lewis in London... more...
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Pattern Review 4/16/15 4:42 AM
Simplicity - 1883 Misses' Sportswear
Pattern Description: A combination pattern, I made the jacket. Pattern Sizing: 8-16, I made a 10 on top, grading to a 12 in the hips. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it did, especially as I even used almost the same color, althoug... more...
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