|Pattern Review ||1/26/06 7:55 PM|
|Threads Magazine - #104 (Jan 03) Whimsical Gift Slippers |
Close-up of flower
My lovely friend Rose (Yarnivore on PR) gave me this back issue of Threads. I really, really loved the slippers on the front and knew I had to make a pair. A holiday gift for my Grandma was the perfect excuse.
I used synthetic velvet that I bought at a going-out-of-business sa...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/24/06 9:04 AM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 08-2005-102 Skirt |
Pattern Description: Fitted, lined skirt with bias lower flared panel
Pattern Sizing: 34-44, I traced a 35 waist, 36 hip
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes!
Fabric Used: 100% wool herringbone purchased at FIT ...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/5/05 9:11 AM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 04-2005-106 V-neck tops |
Pattern Description: Overblouse, I made a size 36
Fabric Used: I used silk charmeuse ($12/yd) and a textured crepe silk georgette ($3 for the piece) that I purchased from Paron Annex. I used the georgette because I felt chiffon would give me a sheerer look than I wanted. The fabric cost me only ...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/2/05 9:36 AM|
|Simplicity - 4659 Misses' Tunics |
View showing color & sheen: Click Here
Pattern Sizing: I sewed a modified View B, size 8
Fabric Used: 85% rayon/15% acetate from Paron West Annex for $4.50/yd (very shiny!)
Were the instructions easy to follow? The instructions were easy to follow, but they omitted understitching the neckli...more...
|Pattern Review ||3/16/05 9:55 PM|
|McCall's - 4532 Totes and Sling Backpack |
Pattern Description: 4 different totes and a sling backpack, I made view D
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, although the finished purse is actually taller than it is wide, instead of the opposite that the pattern claims.
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