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Pattern Review 8/22/15 10:05 PM
Jalie - 3462 Cora
Pattern Description: Tights and shorts are designed for colour blocking. They have a back pocket for your phone or keys and a crotch gusset. I made the shorts to try the pattern for the first time. Pattern Sizing: 2 to 22! I made size T, based on a 38" (97cm) hip measurement. These are designed fo... more...
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Pattern Review 8/22/15 9:53 PM
Jalie - 2908 Women's Stretch Jeans
Pattern Description: Yet another pair of these - a perennial favourite pattern. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, although not as snug fitting. Were the instructions easy to follow? I am pretty sure I can make these in my sleep... ... more...
9 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/22/15 9:14 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1440 Misses' Jacket, Top and Pants
Pattern Description: Shirt has cut in shoulders, back yoke and concealed button band closure. Pattern Sizing: I made size 8 given the loose fitting style. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, very much so. Were the instructions easy... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/10/15 11:07 AM
New Look - 6470 Misses' Skirt and Knit Tops
Pattern Description: Knit top and asymmetrically flounced skirt. Pattern Sizing: Misses. I cut 10 for the top and 14 for the skirt. I think I trimmed to the 14 before I lost some weight; probably would have chosen the 12 today. But in this drapey knit it really doesn't matter! Did it look like t... more...
17 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/9/15 8:24 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1440 Misses' Jacket, Top and Pants
Pattern Description: This shirt has a long list of features: shirt collar with stand, back and armhole bands, yoke back, mock front band, bias hem facing and concealed button closure. It is a long, flared shirt with extremely cut-in shoulders and an interesting v shaped back yoke. It's the reason I... more...
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I am a lawyer and make most of my work and fun clothes. I started to sew as a teenager and have been working on my techniques ever since. I've taken a few classes (tailoring, basic pattern-making) b... more

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