|Pattern Review ||7/17/13 12:07 PM|
|McCall's - 9357 |
1990's halter-style dress with length and neck variations.
12, 14, & 16.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Were the instructions easy to follow?
They are only 1 page. Super simple.
What did you...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/8/13 7:12 AM|
|McCall's - 7989 Misses' Slip Dress w/ Topper |
Pattern Description: 1990s slip dress pattern with topper variations.
Pattern Sizing: 16, 18, 20 which was cut to 16.
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? I didn't follow the instructions this time.
|Book Review ||6/21/13 7:16 AM|
|Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King |
The Smart Fitting DVD series consists of 3 discs. The discs' subjects
are as follows.
Disc 1 - Fitting the Upper Torso: Kenneth fits an asymmetrical figure
in this disc. He fits a tunic top pattern on 1 body in this disc.
Disc 2 - Fitting Jackets: Kenneth fit 3 separate jacket patterns on 3
|Pattern Review ||5/16/13 7:06 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8648 Misses' Dress |
Pattern Description: (from pattern envelope – Lined dresses A-F, fitted through bust, mid-knee, have princess seams, bias midriff and back zipper.)
Pattern Sizing: I started with a size 20.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? No.
|Pattern Review ||5/1/13 10:42 PM|
|Contest - Composite review coordinates Pantone colors |
This is my composite entry for the 2013 Pantone Spring Color Contest. I made a top and pants with two Out of Print patterns, Butterick 4662 (pants) & Vogue 2611 (top). Links to the reviews are below.
Butterick 4662 in grayed jade linen.
Vogue 2611 in ITY jersey print with linen, tender shoots, & A...more...
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