|Pattern Review ||1/28/03 3:10 PM|
|Sewing Workshop - Tahoe Pant Tahoe Pant |
I was dying to make these pants especially after I saw the first review of them. I remembered the tip about tailor's tacks, which I'd never done before, and what the previous reviews have said is correct: these pants took FOREVER to cut out and mark. However actually the pattern is very very simple:...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/16/02 4:51 PM|
|Butterick - 6777 Camisole, Slips, Petticoat |
I made the knee-length full slip out of a non-stretchy cotton fabric as a "nightie" -- an unorthodox adaptation.
It was easy to make and I made my first darts around the bust line. The neckline was not quite as delicate looking as the illustration because it turned out somwhat bulky, but it's been ...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/16/02 4:44 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 7335 Misses' Caftan, Top, and Pants |
I was absolutely excited to make this thing. My results were not worthy of all that adoration. But I was partially to blame.
I made the caftan (view B) and pants. The pants are great. I've made them several times as free-standing items. The only modification I made was to lengthen the leg on them ...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/16/02 4:24 PM|
|Butterick - 6625 |
I have mixed feelings about this pattern, and unfortunately I'm not entirely sure whether I would recommend this pattern or not.
First of all, I'll take the "mystery" out of this pattern by revealing that this skirt is just a giant tube with a drawstring. I looked at the pattern in the store, laugh...more...
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