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Pattern Review 9/30/14 10:16 PM
Simplicity - 1716 Misses Top and Dress
Pattern Description: "Misses' knit mini-dress, tunic and top can be made with a front twist or draped neckline with five different sleeve variations to choose from."Two front styles: cowl, or draped "through" insets (difficult to explain unless you're looking at the pattern pieces) with a shawl-coll... more...
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Book Review 9/6/14 4:42 PM
Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques
This is a book that comes with a DVD. They both cover a selection of techniques which I'll list in the next section. I've already got Shaeffer's Couture Sewing Techniques (not the newest edition); that is a much more comprehensive book, but it is without a DVD. There is some overlap in content, but... more...
 
 
Pattern Review 8/31/14 11:20 PM
Kwik Sew - 3003 Misses' Skirts & tops
Pattern Description: This review is only for the top, view B: "View B has a turtleneck and short sleeves with fold-up cuffs." The pattern also has two elastic-waist bias-cut skirts and a V-neck, 3/4-sleeve knit top. Photo album Please note that the neckline/collar, overall length, sleeve length, a... more...
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Pattern Review 8/31/14 11:08 PM
Kwik Sew - 2669 Misses' Tops
Pattern Description: "Misses' close fitting camisoles. View A has neckline and armholes finished with self fabric binding, the shoulder strap and armhole binding is in one piece. View B has neckline and armholes finished with self fabric narrow binding, the shoulder strap and armhole binding is in o... more...
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Pattern Review 8/31/14 10:41 PM
Drafted from RTW - 200707 Short-sleeved tee
UPDATE: I have since made another version in a thin, probably RPL jersey (gallery photos). This is the only one relevant to the stash contest. All previous versions are now shown in the album linked below "pattern description". This new version was cut with a CB seam due to lack of fabric. Given the... more...
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