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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 2/2/16 1:40 AM
Butterick - 6056 Misses' Top
Full length view of the front I have a couple of loose cotton tops that I like to wear in the hot Australian summer and thought this pattern might be a good starting point to making my own. Side view of the top Pattern Description: Very loose-fitting swing top has a wide, deep V-neck with long s... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/1/16 1:27 AM
McCall's - 6901 Misses'/Women's Pants
I haven't made proper pants before so decided to make some for Mum, learning some techniques along the way. I chose this McCalls pattern partly because I liked the style of pant and partly because it's a Palmer/Pletsch pattern - lots of hand holding along the way. The first thing I did was make a m... more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/17/16 2:01 AM
Burda - 6897 Pants
Back view of the shorts I made these shorts for Mum, she does a lot of walking and finds it difficult to find shorts that don't have a really low rise. She has a classic hourglass figure with a tiny waist, as I found out! Pattern Description: Fitted shorts with side pockets, cuffs and welt or pat... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/7/16 8:08 PM
McCall's - M2401 Dress
Full length view of the dress Back view Pattern Description: Fitted sheath dress has various neckline and sleeve options. I made view F. Pattern Sizing: I have previously made this pattern in a size 12 for my friend Colleen and tweaked it a little for this version - slightly wider at the hips wi... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/2/16 2:54 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8998 Misses' Dress
Apologies for the sideways photo - I have tried to rotate it but without any success. I made this dress for my beautiful daughter, Claudie, part of her 21st birthday present. She chose the pattern and the fabric and I must admit that left to myself I wouldn't have chosen either. Not that the patter... more...
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