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Pattern Review 5/15/14 2:00 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8673 Misses' Jacket
I was in a high-end consignment shop in Pacific Grove, California, where I saw a wonderful vintage Bob Mackie jacket. The fabric was a montage of wool crepe shapes in various colors separated by black strips. It was close fitting, with dramatically extended shoulders. It fit like a glove and I was v... more...
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Pattern Review 3/23/14 8:46 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8975 Misses' Dress and Jacket
Pattern Description: Very loose-fitting, pullover dress (close-fitting through bust) has seam detail forming draped pockets and shaped hemline, front longer than back. View A is sleeveless, with bias binding for the neckline and armholes. View B has a neckband and sleeves. View C is a loose fitting... more...
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Pattern Review 3/23/14 8:15 PM
Vogue Patterns - v2971
Pattern Description: Flared skirt, above ankle (slightly longer at back) has elasticized waistband, yolk with back zipper closure, seaming variations, contrast appliqué and fabric trims, contrast upper and lower skirt sections, pockets, upper side panels (no side seams), and stitched shaped hem. T... more...
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Pattern Review 10/17/13 4:16 PM
Center for Pattern Design - CB Spiral Blouse CB Spiral Blouse
Pattern Description: This pattern is fashioned after one demonstrated by Salvador who managed Balenciaga's tailoring atelier during the Golden Age of Couture in the mid-20th century. It is a single bias-cut pattern piece, which comprises the front, back, and spiral sleeve of an easy fitting top. Th... more...
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Pattern Review 10/2/13 11:36 PM
Center for Pattern Design - July 2013 Four Square Dress
Pattern Description: This bias dress is just one pattern piece cut four times with six seams. It has cut-in-one sleeves with gussets and a full circle skirt of squares. The neck is a stand-up close to the body. There is no closure since the bias cut adjusts itself to figure contours as it drops over... more...
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I grew up with the sound of a sewing machine buzzing all the time. My mother was a master seamstress and earned her living doing alterations. I always loved sewing, but it was limited to household ite... more

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