|Pattern Review ||2/26/14 2:24 PM|
|Kwik Sew - 3740 Tops |
This simple t-shirt is the result of my quest to replace all of my RTW long sleeve tops which have shrunk to the point I can't wear them any longer. I looked through the pattern books and started to buy another KwikSew t-shirt pattern but decided that it would be the same basic shell as this pattern...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/13/14 7:35 PM|
|Simplicity - 1650 Misses and Petite Dress |
I have always wanted to enter a contest on PR and decided that the Little White Dress Contest is a great place to start. I decided to make a basic white pique dress for my daughter to wear to the Kentucky Derby. She usually wears a size 4 in patterns so that narrowed down the choices quite a bit. We...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/31/13 6:37 PM|
|Simplicity - 5338 |
I have used this basic pajama pattern so many times, I have lost count! It includes sizes child XS up to Adult XL. I make a few adjustments, such as cutting an inch or so off the top of the pants because the crotch is deeper than my daughters like. I always make my daughters a new pair of Christmas ...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/22/13 11:25 PM|
|McCall's - 5191 Jean Jacket |
I had always admired this pattern as I browsed through the pattern book. When I finally decided to buy it, it was discontinued. I found it on Ebay and used my 15 cent per yard Goodwill fabric to try it out. It turned out great and the only change I would make the next time around would be to shorten...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/13/13 3:38 PM|
|Kwik Sew - 2866 Misses' Tops |
This very basic KwikSew turned out to be a great pattern. I've made three so far and love them all. It is very similar to all the summer tops that I see in ready-to-wear. It works great for rayon, polyester and knits. I used the size medium for my daughter and cut it a little longer. She picked out ...more...