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Pattern Review 7/20/14 9:51 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8873 Misses'/Misses' Petite Dress
Pattern Description: Dress with bias drape front, sleeve variations, side pockets. Pattern Sizing:8-12. I made my usual 10 and didn't have to make any adjustments. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes, I suppose. Were the instructions e... more...
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Pattern Review 7/20/14 9:04 PM
Capital Chic - Bellini Capital Chic Martini
Pattern Description: Martini is a cocktail dress with a twist. In today's crop-top shape with an above-the-waist skirt, the silhouette helps create the illusion of a narrow waistline. It comes either as separates, so you can show as much or as little skin as you like, or as a lined dress that looks ... more...
10 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/20/14 5:01 PM
McCall's - 6650 Misses' Tops
Pattern Description: Women's top with sleeve and neckline variations. I made view A with the bow. Vogue has a new pattern by Guy Laroche with a similar tie at the neck. But the sleeves are pretty awful, in my opinion. This pattern gives the same effect (for a lot less $$) and without those eleph... more...
12 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/17/14 3:11 PM
New Look - 6799 Misses Dresses
Pattern Description: Misses dress and jacket. Dress has skirt variations and a bias cut waistband. I made the straight dress. Pattern Sizing:8-18. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes. Were the instructions easy to follow?They were fin... more...
16 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/26/14 8:31 PM
Butterick - 5030 Misses Dress, Belt and Sash
Pattern Description: Wrap dress with sleeve and neckline variations. Pattern Sizing:8- 14: I cut the 10. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Not really. I didn't have enough fabric for sleeves (this pattern eats fabric) and didn't want con... more...
12 comments
 

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