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Pattern Review 3/31/14 12:23 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 01-2011-107 Gathered-Shoulder Blouse
Pattern Description: fitted blouse, with buttoned short sleeves, darts & gathers Pattern Sizing: I made my usual 38, but had to take it in a lot. There's too much fabric in the upper chest & waist areas Were the instructions easy to follow? I can never understand Burda instructions, so I tend ...more...
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Pattern Review 3/20/14 5:27 AM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 08-2011-120 zipper jacket
Pattern Description: zip front, knit, unlined jacket (cardigan, if you're in the UK) Were the instructions easy to follow? yep, I just disregarded them What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? It's a quick little project ~ one evening, from start to finish Fabric Used: ponte...more...
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Pattern Review 2/24/14 1:30 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 12-2013-129
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? No, because I shortened mine into a top line drawing here Were the instructions easy to follow? I didn't refer to them, the top is quite straight forward. I put a curve at the waist to give it some def...more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/24/14 2:38 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 01-2014-110 jodhpurs
Pattern Description: jodhpur-like pants with stretch Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Not much, Burda made them in shiny brocade Click Here for magazine photo. Were the instructions easy to follow? I only glance at Burda instructions...more...
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Pattern Review 2/1/14 3:33 AM
Self Drafted Pattern - 117862-1010 puppy coat
Pattern Description: puppy coat. I liked the one in the photo link Pattern Sizing: for my 2 month old puppy Were the instructions easy to follow? I traced around a store-bought coat, onto baking paper, then added 1cm seam allowances. 1. main body 2. belly strap 3. collar I cut each piece in f...more...
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