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Evil Olive

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Member since, 6/19/06

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Pattern Review 11/14/10 2:21 PM
Ottobre Design Magazine - 01-2010-14 Coat
Pattern Description: "The elegantly-cut classic corduroy coat is lined with a printed lining fabric. It is detailed(?) with a beautiful flat collar and inverted pleats on the front and back." Pattern Sizing: 74-110. I made a size 86 (18 months) for my friend's 1 year old daughter. It was a bit roo...more...
Pattern Review 12/26/09 9:07 AM
Ottobre Design Magazine - 06-2007-5 Wrapover singlet
Pattern Description: Wraparound bodysuit for babies. Pattern Sizing: 56-86. I think the U. S. equivalent is NB-3 m - 18-24 m. I made a size 56 for my friend's 7 week old baby. It wasn't snug exactly, but not roomy, either. He's was pretty medium-sized when he was born, and seems to be following hi...more...
Pattern Review 12/6/09 2:19 PM
Simplicity - 3867 Sew Stylish Misses Top
Pattern Description: "Misses' dress or top, city shorts, jacket and bag" This is now an out-of-print pattern, but you can still find the details here. A couple of years ago, this was THE pattern. There are 46 (!) reviews of this pattern, not including mine. About two years ago, I made the top, but...more...
Pattern Review 12/4/09 5:33 PM
McCall's - 5388 Pullover top
Pattern Description: "Pullover tops in two lengths; tops A, B have front and back gathered to self-faced yoke; top A has self ruffle; tops C, D have front gathered to yoke; top C has purchased lace trim; top D has gathered sleeve with casing and elastic." I made sort of a mix of view C and D. Patt...more...
Pattern Review 5/21/08 2:54 PM
Simplicity - 4112 Built by Wendy shirt
Pattern Description: Built By Wendy Misses Shirt and Sash. View A has long sleeves and a tie collar, view B has short, bias-cut sleeves and a tie sash. I made view B. Pattern Sizing: 12-20. As usual, I traced a 16 for the upper parts, and an 18 from below the bust and down. Did it look like the p...more...
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