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Pattern Review 5/27/15 7:06 PM
Burda - 2933 Dress
Pattern Description: From website: Fitted summer dress, in two lengths, with princess seam and asymmetric overskirt panel. Variant AB sleeveless, C with short sleeves. I made short version, but with short sleeves. It doesn't really have princess seam. I'm not sure what they meant. It has an empi... more...
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Pattern Review 5/19/15 7:09 PM
Simplicity - 1461 Misses' & Plus Size Tunic
Pattern Description: Women's tunic with neckline (scooped and V-slash) and sleeve variations. Separate pattern pieces included for B, C, D cup sizes for misses' and C, D, DD cup sizes for women's. Pattern Sizing: 10-18. I made size 10 at shoulder (B cup with padding) and 12 from waist down to hem... more...
24 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/16/15 10:31 AM
Butterick - 6166 Misses' Dress
Pattern Description: Close-fitting dress has front overlay and drape, narrow hem and back zipper. Pattern Sizing: In my envelope 6-14. I used a size 8 for shoulder and upper chest, 12 at bust and waist, 14 at hip. The pattern runs large through the shoulder and upper chest area when compared with ... more...
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Pattern Review 5/3/15 7:31 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8810 Misses'/Misses' Petite Dress and Belt
Pattern Description: Dresses with belt. All versions have front band extending into back collar, dropped shoulders, loose-fitting bodice, waist casing, stitched hems, sleeve variations. There are options for straight skirt that is fitted through the hips or full skirt. I made the short sleeve vers... more...
19 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/26/15 9:48 PM
Burda - 6917 Dresses
Pattern Description: From the website: Two fancy summer dresses. Smart and dressy variant A with cute neck folds, waist band and narrow skirt. Younger, backless and somehow daring variant B with V-neck, narrow skirt and new length covering the knee. I made view A with added flaps at the hip from... more...
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