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Maven

Maven 
Member since, 8/24/02
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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...
5 comments
 
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...
1 comments
 
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...
6 comments
 
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...
4 comments
 

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