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Helen near Sydney

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New South Wales Australia
Member since, 10/21/05
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Pattern Review 4/12/15 2:38 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8691 Misses' Top
Front view of the top Pattern Description: A winter swing top with hemline embellishments. I pared down the details on this lovely top (which I have made several times before, always with success) to get a basic swing top. Pattern Sizing: I made the size 20 with no FBA and the top fits my 46" bu... more...
8 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/9/15 0:06 AM
Sew Liberated - 112 Mariposa Tee
Pattern Description: This is basically a tee shirt with neckline and shoulder-line appliques. The sleeves are in two parts. I was attracted to this pattern for it's artsy look. Pattern Sizing: Sizes 0 - 20. From the pattern envelope, the sizing seems similar to the major 4 pattern companies. I ma... more...
 
 
Pattern Review 3/12/15 1:27 AM
Simplicity - 3790 Misses Knit Tops
I've made this top several times now and it always turns out okay, not a show-stopper but certainly good enough to wear to work. At least it's a quick n' easy make. (Boy that sounds like faint praise!) View of the top Pattern Description: Essentially a t-shirt, this top has a round neck with neck... more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/24/15 0:42 AM
Simplicity - 1461 Misses' & Plus Size Tunic
My Mum and I have a sort of unofficial agreement, she comes and weeds my front garden (since I had a load of soil delivered with onion weed through it, a nightmare to get rid of but one which Mum considers a challenge) and I make her tops and dresses since she hates shopping. I decided to make this ... more...
12 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/16/15 7:35 PM
New Look - 6185
I recently made this pattern in a sheer white voile for Claudie as a Christmas present and then worried that it was too shapeless (I think my exact words may have been 'It looks like a nightie'!) and yet when she tried it on it looked absolutely fabulous - kind of edgy and sexy at the same time. I w... more...
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