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Maryland USA
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Recent Pattern Reviews

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Pattern Review 3/24/13 9:10 PM
Butterick - 5617 Misses' Jacket
Pattern Description: Short jacket with wide front band, front in-seam pockets, back princess seams; collar and sleeve length variations. Pattern Sizing: 6-12 and 14-20. I made size 14. It was not "very loose fitting" in my heavy fabric but relatively true to size. Did it look like the photo/drawi...more...
Pattern Review 2/7/13 4:41 PM
McCall's - 5538
Pattern Description: Recycled Spinnaker-cloth Windbreaker: Misses/Mens pullover unlined jacket with curved front yoke, zipper from yoke to top of stand-up collar, long two-piece sleeves, and possibilities for color blocking. Pattern Sizing: S-M-L and XL-XXL-XXXL. I made the Small with adjustments....more...
Pattern Review 4/16/12 9:57 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1167 Misses' Jacket, Top And Pants
Pattern Description: Misses' Jacket, Top And Pants: Semi-fitted pants with fly front closing, back welts and contour waistband. Pattern Sizing:8-14 and 16-22. I made the 14, even though by measurements I would be a 16. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done...more...
Pattern Review 3/5/12 3:44 PM
Vogue Patterns - 7975 Misses' Jacket
Pattern Description: Chanel-type lined jacket with high round neckline. View C is the shorter length and has mock welt pockets and purchased trim. Pattern Sizing: 6-10, 12-16, and 18-22. I made size 14 with my usual adjustment and it seemed pretty true to size. Did it look like the photo/drawing ...more...
Pattern Review 2/23/12 5:51 PM
Simplicity - 2599 Misses Tops With Trim Variation: Separate Patterns For B,C,D
Pattern Description: Misses' loose fitting top with bust darts and back opening with button & loop closure; trim variations; optional cap sleeve. Pattern Sizing: 4-12 and 12-20. I made a 14. After reading other reviews on PR, I removed my usual tapering to size 16 at waist and hips because of the ...more...
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