|Pattern Review ||4/24/13 12:20 PM|
|New Look - 6886 Misses Dresses and Jacket |
This was my entry for Julia Bobbin's Mad Men Challenge 2. It was based on the sundress worn to a picnic by Betty Draper in season 2 (the one when they left the trash behind..!).
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eta: Screenshot of the inspiration dress
Pattern Description: "Misses Dresses and Jacket" Darted, f...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/11/12 2:36 AM|
|Butterick - 5285 Girls\' dress and jumpsuit |
Pattern Description: "MISSES' SKIRT: Skirts A, B, C, D have side seam pockets, back zipper and waistband. A: front and back gathers. B: front and back pleats. C, D: front and back stitched pleats. C: contrast hem band. A, B, C, D: length is mid-knee." I used view C.
Pattern Sizing: 6-12, 14-22. I...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/6/12 11:16 AM|
|Simplicity - 2582 Misses and Miss Petite Dress and Gown |
Pattern Description: "Misses/Miss Petite Dress in three lengths with bodice variations."
Pattern Sizing: 6-14, 14-22. I used size 8 for the bodice and graded to a 10 for the skirt. Next time, I'll use an 8 allover. There's so much fullness in the skirt that adding extra to the si...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/22/12 11:43 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8380 MISSES' DRESS |
Pattern Description: "MISSES’ DRESS: Mid-knee length dress has casing and tie variation, upper and lower sections gathered into waist inset, side zipper."
Pattern Sizing: 4-10, 12-18
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, though a b...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/9/12 12:45 PM|
|No Pattern Used - 0001 Two-Seam Top |
After seeing Trish's lovely version of this blouse, I decided to whip one up of my own. It's perfect for using up a scrap and very quick to make. Casey was kind enough to show a picture of her top laying flat, which gave me enough of an idea of how to construct this vintage-style blouse.
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