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Helen near Sydney

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New South Wales Australia
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Pattern Review 8/30/15 3:54 AM
Tessuti - Sydney Jacket Sydney Jacket
This was my last hurrah for winter down here in the southern hemisphere and my first time using a Tessuti pattern. I wanted a casual coat to throw over jeans on the weekend - it doesn't get really cold here on the Central Coast, so this pattern with it's elbow length sleeves for layering looked pe... more...
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Pattern Review 8/22/15 6:45 PM
Burda - 6974 Tops, Shirts, Blouses
I recently made this top (see review here) in a polyester/spandex and was really pleased with the result although there were a couple of minor tweaks I wanted to try out. These included adding a bit of 'swing' to the back panel and changing the sleeves to short, puffed sleeves. Full length view of... more...
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Pattern Review 8/10/15 1:50 AM
Burda - 6974 Tops, Shirts, Blouses
I chose this pattern for the fitted top, fitted sleeves and loose lower skirt, hopefully a good shape for apples. I read all the reviews on PR and they seemed pretty positive so I decided to make the top out of inexpensive fabric, my muslin. Full length view of the top Side view of the top Patt... more...
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Pattern Review 8/2/15 4:13 AM
Silhouette Patterns - 310 Marie's Top
I chose this top as a casual weekend tee, liking the slightly swing style of it. I made it straight out of the envelope. Pattern Description: Long sleeved knit top has under bust pleats, neckline ruffle and shaped hemline. Close up of the neckline ruffle Pattern Sizing: Small to large with bust ... more...
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Pattern Review 7/29/15 2:46 AM
Vogue Patterns - 9089 Misses' Shirt
I would have missed this new shirt pattern from Marcy Tilton and Vogue if I hadn't been stalking Gayle Ortiz on her blog! Her versions are absolutely gorgeous and an inspiration to behold. I like the asymmetrical lines and 'swing' style of this shirt and that the pattern gives a few artsy options. ... more...
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