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Pattern Review 9/23/09 6:37 PM
Simplicity - 4881 skirt
I found this adorable cardigan sweater at a thrift store for $3.00. Still had the retail tags on it. So I had to grab it, but had nothing really to wear it with. So I whipped up this quick one pattern piece bias skirt in nothing flat. From some cotton sheeting I had in stash. I have entered it in th...more...
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Pattern Review 9/22/09 0:14 AM
Butterick - 4347 Knit tops
This was a trial run for one of my knit tops for the Wardrobe Contest. I need to attempt to size it down if I'm going to use it as is. Most likely, I will count this one as a muslin and try again with the same pattern only two sizes smaller. The fit is probably larger than I'm going to be able to tw...more...
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Pattern Review 9/21/09 3:33 AM
Simplicity - 9607 OOP Nancy Heller Sportswear
I have reviewed this pattern awhile back during an unfruitful search for the perfect pair of city shorts. Previous Review Awful Search for City Shorts At that time I dismissed this pattern. But after further efforts at finding the right silhouette left me empty-handed, I decided to revisit this ...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 9/18/09 10:31 PM
McCall's - 7064 (OOP) OOP Sportwear
I have been searching for a pair of "city shorts" to make in a wool tweed to wear with colored tights for winter. I love that look but have not had luck so far translating the silhouette into something that works for me. The first pair were too slim. Not enough fullness. This pair was the opposite. ...more...
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Pattern Review 9/13/09 11:19 AM
Simplicity - 9825 6 made easy skirts
This piece will be entered in both the pattern stash contest and the wardrobe contest. Pattern Description: Slim or A-line skirt with contour waistband, back zipper, front seam in three lengths. Applique design included. Pattern Sizing:6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 - I made a size 14 with slight ...more...
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I have sewn for almost as long as I can remember. I sewed much of my teen wardrobe, my going away dress (wasn't courageous enough to tackle a wedding dress at 20yo) my honeymoon wardrobe. Then came th...more

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