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|Vogue Patterns - 8561 MISSES' SKIRT AND PANTS |
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The skirt actually goes together very nicely once the corrections are made to the pattern pieces and the instructions are corrected.
Corrections to the Instructions:
Instruction #1: In the pattern I purchased there was an error in this in...more...
|Sewing Tip ||1/22/06 11:10 AM|
|Dressform Overhaul-how to make it fit you |
Making any Dressform Work
The dressform is a wonderful fitting tool, provided it mimics the body as closely as possible. In order to make any dressform into this fitting tool, it must be padded appropriately.
The basic requirements for a dressform are
1. The form must be smaller than the individ...more...
|Pattern Review ||11/26/05 8:13 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8007 Jacket |
Very loose-fitting, slightly flared, lined jacket, below hip has asymetrical closing, raised back neckline, shoulder pads, side seam pockets, underarm gussets and long sleeves. A: button and loop closures. B, C: front snaps.
Misses 8-24. I used aize 8, View A,...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/13/05 11:17 PM|
|Simplicity - 7205 Sheath |
(Oops! I just edited this review and forgot to click the "minor update" box. Sorry to have brought it back up to the top, but I can't figure out a way to undo it. Where's the emoticon for embarrassed when I need it?)
I reviewed this pattern just last week ("Lime Cooler" review), but have made it a...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/7/05 1:03 AM|
|Simplicity - 7205 Strapless Sheath |
Pattern Description: Misses/Misses Petite unlined dress in two lengths with strapless, halter, straps, or asymmetrical neckline options. Featherweight boning in bodice side seams.
Pattern Sizing: I used a size 12, adjusted in the bodice for a small upper bodice and a FBA. I increased in the waist...more...
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