|Pattern Review ||11/24/14 5:14 PM|
|Burda - 7124 Misses Skirts |
Narrow skirts with ingenious back view. Flattering darts and shaping cross seam.View C with back godet.
36-50, 10-24. I used a size 14, my hips are 37"
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Sort of, given t... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/16/14 3:11 PM|
|Butterick - 5779 Misses Formal Dress |
This review is for a wedding dress I made for a close friend. It is my first wedding dress and I loved every bit of the process apart from the sewing on of the 36 buttons. My friend is 6 foot tall – I am only 5 foot 2 so there was much more fabric than I am used to, I also had to stand on a stoo... more...
|Pattern Review ||5/6/14 5:03 PM|
|Jalie - 3352 Dolman tops |
Edited to show the taken in version.
There is a bug in the pictures, if you click on the photos you will see the updated ones with the taken in top.
This was my first Jalie pattern so I made the size corresponding to my measurements. (third photo) I wasn't happy and realised the garment was much ... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/11/14 4:32 PM|
|Onion - 2040 |
This is my entry for the 'New to Me Pattern Company' contest.
The required questions and answers are:
Why did you choose this Pattern Company?
I was looking for a long maxi in knit fabric for winter wearing. This was the first pattern I found that fit the bill, cowl neck and long sleeves.
2. How d... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/29/13 5:26 PM|
|Contest - Mini Wardrobe 2013 2013: Mini-Wardrobe Contest |
This is my entry for the Mini-Wardrobe contest
For this contest I made four patterns
Jacket Burda 7307 reviewed here: Jacket
Blouse: Deer and Doe Airelle reviewed here: Blouse
Skirt: Craftsy A-line skirt cut as straight skirt: Skirt
Pants: Fit for Art Eureka Pants that Fit review... more...
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