|Pattern Review ||8/6/13 7:42 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1136 JACKET DRESSES |
Pattern Description: Dress has fitted, sleeveless bodice, straight skirt with pleated back, round neckline in front, applied bands in back, forming v-neckline and side zipper.
Pattern Sizing: 14-20
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? It l...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/28/13 2:05 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 2787 |
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Pattern Description: A-line dress, loose fitting through bust and hip, semi-fitted at waist, shaped bodice front and dropped shoulder. Side zipper and back button and loop closures.
Pattern Sizing: 6-22
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|Pattern Review ||7/26/13 0:09 AM|
|Butterick - 5181 |
First of all, forgive the wild fabric. I ordered it thinking I was going to get a small retro paisley. Surprise! Then I decided to make a muslin of Butterick 5181 with it and loved it so much that I wear the dress all the time.
Pattern Description: Spaghetti strap sun dress with lined bodice.
|Pattern Review ||7/23/13 4:53 PM|
|New Look - 6514OOP |
Pattern Description: This is a dress with a fitted bodice, back zipper and full skirt with large pleats.
Pattern Sizing: 8-18
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? The finished dress looks just like the pattern drawing.
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|Pattern Review ||4/29/13 10:39 PM|
|Contest - Pantone Colors Contest Pantone Colors Contest |
I really enjoyed sewing this coat and shift in Pantone Spring 2013 colors--Nectarine 16-1360 and Lemon Zest 13-0756. The colors are truly vibrant together and make me think spring.
The coat is made from vintage 1966 pattern--McCalls 8353. The review can be found here. I found a lovely nectarine si...more...
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