|Pattern Review ||11/29/13 5:33 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 286481-1017 Slashed Sleeve Blouse |
Pattern Description: A blouse with slashed bell sleeves gathered into a long cuff. The blouse bodice has a shorter lining and the two layers are gathered together below the waist in a kind of bubble hem. The sleeves are sheer apart from the cuffs which are interfaced.
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|Pattern Review ||10/27/13 4:20 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 286481-1016 Quick Vampire Cape |
I wanted to share some instructions I put together after sewing 6 of these for a musical at my son's school.
Capes are not rocket science: you could just tie a long piece of fabric round the back of the neck or use bin liners. If however if you are after a nice cape and don't have time to work o...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/16/13 2:37 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 286481-1015 Anna Hack |
By Hand London "Anna Pattern" gets the Marianna treatment... I used to bodice of the original and added a skirt which has darts continuing from the bodice pleats. The skirt is closer fitting than that of the Anna pattern and has a kick pleat at the back.
What did you partic...more...
|Pattern Review ||9/15/13 3:27 PM|
|By Hand London - Anna Dress Anna Dress |
Pattern Description: Easy, beginner-friendly dress pattern with length and neck variations. I chose the maxi version with thigh split (this is compulsory!) and a V neckline.
Pattern Sizing: I made UK size 10 (US 6) though narrowed the upper back some 5cm.
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|Pattern Review ||8/30/13 6:44 PM|
|McCall's - 6559 Misses' Unlined Jackets and Dresses |
Pattern Description: A pattern for a tie-front top and close-fitting (supposedly) jersey dress in knee length and maxi length.
I made View C, the simplest vest dress.
Pattern Sizing: The pattern was adapted to fit my friend's measurements which are 14 bust and 12 for waist and hips. Based on r...more...