|Pattern Review ||9/7/06 12:23 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8087 Claire Shaeffer Couture Jacket |
Inspiration for this pattern:
This project was originally inspired by Gorgeous Things review of her amazing Karl Lagerfeld suit. Wow Her work made me want to give this couture thing a go - just 'cuz. I ran out and bought supplies a mere week after reading this review and then spent the next seve... more...
|Pattern Review ||7/1/06 5:13 PM|
|HotPatterns - WSJ Bollywood Dress WSJ Bollywood Dress |
I have such mixed feelings about the outcome of this dress. I am not sure what I was thinking when I started on this project, but for some reason I did not imagine the end product would be quite as glamorous as it is. This is certainly not the fault of the Hotpatterns description. The title of th... more...
|Pattern Review ||6/16/06 10:32 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 16293-1001 Giselle Peasant Dress |
For those of you into costumes, I thought I would share my latest creation. This is a classical ballet Giselle Act I peasant dress costume - made for the sole purpose of my own entertainment. I wanted to see if I could morph two patterns into a vest type peasant style bodice.
I ended up combining... more...
|Pattern Review ||6/16/06 9:43 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 2900 DKNY Dress |
I recently picked this pattern up at a Joann sale on a whim. I have been on a tear with sleeveless summer dresses lately so this lucky pattern from my stash was chosen as my next victim.
Pattern Description and Fabric:
This pattern is for a yoked dress with a sleeveless pieced bodice. There are... more...
|Pattern Review ||5/19/06 11:17 AM|
|Burda - 2974 Jacket & Dress |
Jacket Back I apologize for the wrinkles from my last wearing...
In the words of Michael Kors... I was "under whelmed' by the envelope photo of this pattern. I chose it because I liked the little fitted jacket. I think the monochromatic boring color scheme simply doesn't ... more...