|Pattern Review ||6/7/11 10:08 PM|
|New Look - 6676 Misses Dress |
Copyright Year: 2007
Description: A-line Empire Sundresses with bodice and strap variations.
Recommended Fabrics: Cotton and Cotton Blends, Gingham, Laundered Cottons, Batiks, Chambray, Pique, Seersucker, Eyelet, Silks and Silk Types, Jaquards, laundered Silks-Rayons, Linen and Linen Blen... more...
|Pattern Review ||11/17/08 0:36 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 2625 Michael Kors Dress |
Intro: I couldn't make up my mind which side of this fabric I wanted to use, so I decided to make this dress reversible. When it came down to actually putting it together I regretted my decision immensely! But in the end it came out ok, despite the cursing and teeth-gritting along the way.
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|Pattern Review ||11/16/08 8:45 PM|
|McCall's - 4926 Straight-Leg Trousers |
This is the beginning of my quest for my own 'perfect pant pattern'. I started with my favorite pair from ready-to-wear (one of the few I didn't need to alter before wearing), and a promising-looking pattern. I compared the existing pants to the pattern, and made a few adjustments to the pattern, al... more...
|Pattern Review Work in Progress||11/16/08 8:05 PM|
|McCall's - 5633 Cargo pants/shorts |
Copyright Year: 2008
Pattern Envelope Description: Misses Shorts and Pants in Two Lengths: Straight-legged, slightly below waist shorts or pants have front fly zipper closure, side front pockets, carriers and inside side tabs for rolled cuffs (wrong side of fabric will show); pants B has fro... more...
|Pattern Review ||11/15/08 6:51 PM|
|McCall's - 4384 Wrap Blouse - OOP |
Pattern Envelope Description: Wrap front tops have tie and sleeve variations; top A and B have front yoke; top B and C have pointed collar; top D has flounce collar.
Copyright Year: 2004
View Used: E. I can't remember whether I used the sleeves from B or just added elastic to the sleeves.
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