|Pattern Review ||11/1/15 7:41 PM|
|Folkwear - 217 Poet's Shirt |
Pattern Description: Poet's shirt from the 1820s and 1830s
Pattern Sizing:Women's small through Men's large
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes.
Were the instructions easy to follow?Yes, except I was planning on using the ruffle collar ... more...
|Pattern Review ||11/1/15 7:24 PM|
|Folkwear - 116 Shirts of Russia & the Ukraine |
Pattern Description: Shiirts from the late nineteenth century, narrower than many ethnic styles; high snug collar, a lined shoulder area, and narrow side panels.
Pattern Sizing:Extra-small through extra-large
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/22/14 5:57 PM|
|Simplicity - 1587 Misses/ Petite Dress |
Pattern Description: 1940s Retro dress
Pattern Sizing:6 to 14, I sewed a 14
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes
Were the instructions easy to follow?Yes
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
The dress looked real... more...
|Pattern Review ||6/10/13 10:25 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 27173-1000 Composition book covers |
I needed a quick, simple project to get going sewing while recovering from an illness-- decided to make some covers for composition books. I drew up 3 simple rectangles on paper:
1. the height x length of the comp. book (front edge, wrapped around the spine and to the back edge)-- for the battin... more...
|Pattern Review ||1/31/12 10:44 PM|
|No Pattern Used - Star background quilt Star backdrop quilt for creche |
For several years, I've thrown a dark blue or black piece of fabric over the hanging paintings behind the piano at Christmas, to highlight the creche. Finally, I have made a background quilt to hang from the picture hooks... still over the paintings, but now with a dowel through a casing and cord l... more...
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