|Pattern Review ||9/18/16 1:10 PM|
|New Look - 6093 Misses' Dress |
Sewing Bee Round 2 - A Bias Garment
I made a dress with bias side panels in the skirt and bias cut flutter sleeves.
Pattern or style, and how it fits the criteria:
I used New Look 6093. A large part of the skirt involves a two-piece bias panel on each side. There are several sleeve variations, ... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/7/16 7:35 PM|
|Burda - 8085 Pants |
2016 Sewing Bee Round 1 - Shorts or Capris
I made capris which can be converted to long shorts.
Pattern or style used and how it fits the criteria:
I used Burda 8085, which shows a jeans and a capri length (which I ended up not using).
Fabric Used-Material Content and Yardage:
I used a cotton wi... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/30/16 2:10 PM|
|Simplicity - 1572 Toddlers' and Child's Sleepwear and Robe |
1/2 - 2, I made a size 1
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Enough, although I slightly changed it to suit my application.
Were the instructions easy to follow?
They were pretty stan... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/25/16 10:24 AM|
|Kwik Sew - 2360 Toddlers' Sleeper & Jumpsuit |
When my grandson was born several years ago, my sister in the US sent me some patterns she had used for her own grandson a few years earlier, as well as some fun fabrics, which included ribbing and gripper soles I can't find over here. I made one blanket sleeper, but I never made another one.
Now ... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/30/16 2:09 PM|
|McCall's - 6016 INFANTS' SHIRTS, SHORTS AND PANTS |
Photos: (Sadly, all I can show)
Front, collar open; front, collar buttoned; back; inside
After originally making the Small (the smallest size) in this pattern several years ago, I've now made the XL (the largest size) for the same grandson. The original shirt was the first thing I made him, this o... more...
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