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Denise Kovnat

Denise Kovnat  star
New York USA
Member since, 11/29/09
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Pattern Review 1/27/14 10:01 AM
Vogue Patterns - 1212 Misses' Coat
This is a gorgeous pattern, well worth the time and effort it took to complete! I love the high collar and the zippered front and pockets, and the 3/4 length is very flattering. I do not like to work straight from commercial fabric -- I will either dye the fabric using a variety of techniques or h...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/26/10 7:26 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8088 MISSES' VEST AND JACKET
I made this vest to donate to an auction for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and I'm a bit disappointed. The problem: This was the first time I made this pattern and also the first time I've sewn with silk organza. My main problem was in cutting out the pattern pieces: the organza is very slip...more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/5/10 10:33 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8430 Marcy Tilton jacket
Pattern Description: Marcy Tilton jacket Pattern Sizing: Medium to large Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Not really, because I didn't follow her embellishment instructions. Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, but, again, I didn'...more...
8 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/7/10 10:52 AM
New Look - 6411 Misses' Jacket, Top and Pants
Pattern Description: Women's Casual Jacket Pattern Sizing: 10-22 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, with modifications Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? It's a cl...more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/27/14 10:08 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8430
I have made this jacket by Marcy Tilton about 5 times! It's a wonderful pattern for textile artists, because of the unique cut and the simple design, which allows you to show off your fabric. The pattern calls for a felted wool or boiled wool -- but, in this case, I wanted to use my own silk fabric,...more...
20 comments
 
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