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Pattern Review 7/6/16 7:44 PM
Simplicity - 1538 Misses' Button Front Shirt sizes 6 - 22
Now I have made a second version of this pattern with minor alterations: (1) I added 1 centimetre to the forward edge of the collar on each side to make it less like a spread collar and more semi-spread (click here for examples of collar styles) (2) I added 2cm extra ease to the lower edge of the... more...
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Pattern Review 6/2/16 11:57 PM
Simplicity - 1538 Misses' Button Front Shirt sizes 6 - 22
Pattern description: Misses' shirt with sleeve and fabric variations. Front band; sleeve pleated or gathered into cuff; yoke; shirt tail hem; spread collar. The envelope description does not say whether the shirt is fitted, semi-fitted or loose-fitting. I would call it semi-fitted. It has bust dar... more...
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Pattern Review 2/9/16 1:45 AM
Vogue Patterns - 7280
Pattern description: Three flared skirts with variations. I made view B, a gored and flared evening-length skirt with a drawstring waist and side front pockets. Pattern sizing: US sizes 8 to 18. To achieve a larger size, I added width to the tissue (see below). Did it look like the photo/drawing... more...
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Pattern Review 1/5/16 3:46 PM
Kwik Sew - 2767 Misses Nightgowns
Pattern description: Misses' nightgowns in two lengths with empire waist and elastic at waist. Views A and B have bodice and sleeves in one and neckline and bottom edges of sleeves have elastic in casing. I made view A, the long version (see image above). Pattern sizing: Sizes XS to XL. I cut a si... more...
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Pattern Review 12/29/15 3:41 AM
Simplicity - 7830 OOP
Now I have made a long version of this pattern, view 4, but with the sleeves of view 2. The fabric is another of the oldest pieces in my stash: a black background cotton with large orange and pink flowers and green leaves from Hawaii, probably Hawaiian Fabric. This is another piece that I have been ... more...
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