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Jessica Dean

Jessica Dean  star
Pennsylvania USA
Member since, 10/3/12

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Pattern Review 3/13/14 3:55 PM
Butterick - B4790 1952 Wrap Dress
**This pattern is sized with no ease. ** When I picked up my pattern I figured that it had built in ease and so I purchased the envelope in my normal size range. That was a big mistake. 1. Why did you choose this Pattern Company? I was looking through my patterns and saw/remembered that I had this ...more...
Pattern Review 1/3/14 11:10 PM
Simplicity - 7015 1 hr. Skirts
Pattern Description: Misses' One Piece Wrap Skirts In Two Lengths Pattern Sizing: Size AA: XS, S, M Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern...more...
Pattern Review 1/3/14 10:25 PM
McCall's - M6563
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? In a way, Yes. Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes. What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? This pattern was very easy and quick to make up. However the cut is not flattering. ...more...
Pattern Review 7/26/13 9:35 PM
Other - HMP-250 Girls' Dresses
The dress pictured is worn over a cage and petticoats. Instructions for those are not part of this pattern. Pattern Description: HMP/SA 250: Girls' Dresses One pattern, nearly 60 different dress combinations included for girls ages 2 to 12-14. Includes patterns and illustrated instructions for Nat...more...
Pattern Review 7/26/13 8:54 PM
Other - HMP-250 Girl's Dresses 1850-1865
This review is for an entry in the Fabric Stash contest (June-July 2013). Most of my stash fabric is for 1860s Victorian costuming. My children and I demonstrate civilian life of the period at local museums. The dress made is for a child of an upper class family and is to be worn over a cage style s...more...
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I have been sewing historic reproduction clothing and accessories very regularly for the past three years. Modern sewing, however, is an entirely different story!! I am not accustomed to modern patter...more

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