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Pattern Review 1/12/14 0:34 AM
Burda - 7013 Dress
Since no one else has reviewed this, I thought I would do a quick and dirty review. I made the shirt. It's GREAT! It was fast and easy, and went together well. It's not entirely done yet, but it's close enough that I wore it out tonight (I started around 2ish from an uncut/untraced pattern, took se...more...
 
 
Pattern Review Work in Progress Work in Progress1/10/13 1:11 PM
Butterick - 5784 Misses Dress
I don't have time to take pictures, but since this hasn't been reviewed, I thought I should at least get this out there. The pattern itself is fine, the design just needed a little tweak. I made View C out of a horizontal red and white striped cotton knit from FabricMart (probably two years old). I...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 1/10/13 12:48 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1197 Misses' Top And Pants
I made version A-. I used the smaller cowl and long sleeves, and made it just below butt length (about 4" off the longer version on me). I really hate the sleeves. I'm a little short, so pushed up sleeves are less of a design choice than a necessity for me to begin with. But that's not the issue- ...more...
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Pattern Review Work in Progress Work in Progress11/6/12 12:09 PM
Butterick - 5815 Misses' Top, Tunic and Dress
This is mostly a fast and dirty review just in case someone's thinking about making it. I've been looking for just the right simple pattern to show off the Blue Sea velvet from Fabricmart, then fell in love with a RTW short, 60s style bell sleeve mini, and this pattern seemed to be the closest. I...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 7/3/12 2:34 PM
Burda - 7232 Dress
Pattern Description: Two summer dresses with a touch of the 50s, with a slightly maritime look. The charms are hidden on the back. Flared swingy skirts Pattern Sizing: 8-18. I cut a 16 in the top and took it in a lot. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done s...more...
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