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Pattern Review 5/25/10 12:33 PM
Simplicity - 3725 4 Girl's historic costumes
Pattern Description: Simplicity girls costume gowns - most look vaguely colonial in terms of timeline, but there's lots of potential here for modifications to a more Tudor or Renaissance look. Pattern Sizing: Girls sizes 7-14. I'm cutting an 8 and omitting waist darts. Did it look like the photo...more...
Pattern Review 5/20/10 5:04 PM
Simplicity - 5512
Apologies for a partial review with no photo, but I did want to get my thoughts down on this one. One of the other moms at my son's school did up three of these cloaks, both with and without the hoods. She said they were pretty easy to put together (except for slippery fabric). One thing I notice...more...
Pattern Review 4/27/10 6:27 AM
McCall's - 5671 The Perfect Knit Wardrobe
Pattern Description: Knit Wardrobe. Tank top, jacket, dress, wide leg pants. I made the tank top. It is easy to sew, but it was not easy to fit. Please meet my new PJ/lounge around the house top. I don't think it'll be leaving the house. Pattern Sizing: 8-14. I cut a 10. Then I took a whole...more...
Pattern Review 5/25/10 12:30 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 200747-1000 Girls costume skirt
Pattern Description: This is a patternless full skirt with an elastic waist, used for Renaissance / Tudor costuming. These make good over and undergarments for basic peasant wear done up in cotton, or can sneak up to higher classes with snazzier fabric and embellishment. You need a bodice or wai...more...
Pattern Review 5/25/10 12:36 PM
Simplicity - 3725 4 Girl's historic costumes
I am sewing costumes for elementary-aged thespians doing various roles for Shakespeare. This is an under-dress for Miranda. See my other reviews for more Tudor/Renaissance-looking kids stuff, if interested. Pattern Description: Roughly colonial/pioneer style girls dresses. (There is also a miss...more...
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