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Helen near Sydney

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Member since, 10/21/05

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Pattern Review 4/2/14 3:18 AM
New Look - 6407 Misses' Shirts
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted V-neck shirt with collar and collar stand. Several sleeve options but, oddly, no long sleeve version. I made this shirt for my Mum who would rather walk over hot coals than go clothes shopping! Close up Back Pattern Sizing: Comes in 10 - 22. I found the sizing ...more...
Pattern Review 2/7/14 11:32 PM
StyleArc - Amber Amber Woven Top
The front Pattern Description: Loose fitting, raglan sleeved top with interesting band details that lend themselves to being piped. I made this top in it's most basic form, without the piping, just to check the fit and the style. I suspected I would need a FBA and I do! Pattern Sizing: These patt...more...
Pattern Review 1/25/14 1:32 AM
Skinny Bitch Curvy Chick - SB322 Tonic T-shirt
Pattern Description: Short sleeved tee, has curved side seams, scoop neck and separate neckband. Close up of the front Pattern Sizing: XXS - 3X. From their size chart, I made 1X and it fits well. However, the tee is way too short for me which I should have cottoned on to a) because it's a petite ...more...
Pattern Review 1/12/14 3:26 AM
Kwik Sew - 3883 Men's Shirts
This is the first men's shirt that I've attempted. I wanted to try some of the trickier elements, like the collar stand and collar, but didn't want my amateur attempts to show up on a plain or striped pattern so I chose a busy fabric. Pattern Description: Slightly fitted shirt, double yoke (cut on...more...
Pattern Review 1/3/14 1:49 AM
Burda - 7967 Burda 7967 Dress & Jacket
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted blouse with front, back and bust darts, short sleeves and a convertible collar. Front patch pockets. Pattern Sizing: I made a 10 for my Mum who likes her clothes on the loose side - she usually takes an 8 - and she was happy with the fit. Did it look like the phot...more...
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