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Pattern Review 7/12/15 10:38 AM
Colette Patterns - 3006 Florence
This pattern was quite easy to make and fit together beautifully. The trick is acquiring all the elastics and hardware needed in any bra making project. I normally wear a 36D and the cups fit me great but I had to cut about 4 inches off the back at the seam--partly due to my fabric (but it has to be... more...
2 comments
 
Book Review 5/9/15 6:11 PM
Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns
I'm a huge fan of the Alabama Chanin look and really enjoyed her class on Craftsy (with reservations about the actual cost of materials to make the project) and have all the Alabama Chanin books. All the books have inspiring photography, styling, and details. But I find this one the least desirable... more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/9/15 5:48 PM
Named Clothing - 07-035 Kielo Wrap Dress
Words can hardly express how much I hate this pattern. First, you get to pay $14+ for the download, but believe me you are far from done. Next, you have to sort through the sizes to print out the right PDF (which only goes up to a size 14 US). Then you get to tape 16 sheets together. Okay, I'm used ... more...
2 comments
 
Book Review 2/25/14 9:02 AM
Burdastyle
This is the most confusing collection! My newsstand carries two foreign editions, and lately a US edition which appears to be quarterly, but some comments on the burdastyle have indicated that the US edition contains styles recycled from past years (!) of other editions. Does anyone know what's goin... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/6/14 11:17 AM
Grainline Studio - 11001 Tiny Pocket Tank
I made this for an upcoming trip to a place much warmer than Chicago! I was hoping to get the look of an Eileen Fisher tank, and it pretty much is. I like the overall look and the slightly A-line shape. However, there are some issues I have with the pattern. So here goes-- It's a download and tape ... more...
 
 

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