|Pattern Review ||9/11/14 4:49 AM|
|Butterick - 5178 Knit Dresses |
It’s an unspectacular make and I have only one recommendation if you go for this pattern: make the size based on your high bust measurement, without any modification. Of course, that’s not what I did and as you can see, I have to wear a tank underneath. It could also be due to the fact that the ... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/11/14 4:41 AM|
|Manequim Magazine - 04-2014-256 |
This is only available in one size and according to the size table, it’s one size smaller than what I would need a basis for a FBA. To account for that, I made my usual FBA alteration (princess seam FBA) and then cut the front and back 1.5 cm away from fold/center back line. I think doing a FBA an... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/3/14 6:24 AM|
|Ottobre Design Magazine - 04-2014-23 Flared hem skirt |
The pattern is available in sizes 98-134 (3-10 yo).
The fabric is a single jersey with a lip print.
The skirt is a one-piece pattern. The one piece is cut 4 times, the pieces sewn together, elastic inserted in the foldover waist casing, then hem it and call it a day. The skirt has no front and back,... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/3/14 6:12 AM|
|Ottobre Design Magazine - 04-2014-26 Banana Sweet Hooded dress |
Pattern available in sizes 98-134 (3-10 yo).
The main fabric is a sweatshirt fabric, the hood lining is a single jersey. The cuffs are a ribbed knit.
The sweatshirt dress went together pretty well. Event the polo-style collar opening was a breeze to sew. The only issue I had was with topstitching th... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/3/14 6:14 AM|
|Butterick - 5559 Misses' Dress |
Close-fitting, above mid-knee, pullover dress has front and back darts, outside stitched tucks and above elbow length sleeves.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Were the instructions ... more...
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