|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...
|Pattern Review ||4/19/13 10:55 PM|
|Simplicity - 2125 Misses Skirt and Knit Cardigan |
Apparently, this is a discontinued pattern but it is still available on the Simplicity website. I bought it for the knit cardigan which I haven't made yet. I discovered that the simple straight skirt pattern works great for my daughter with minor adjustments. Rather than the twill tape waistline tre...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/18/13 0:41 AM|
|Simplicity - 2599 Misses Tops With Trim Variation: Separate Patterns For B,C,D |
This is such a great basic top pattern. I've made so many for my daughters, I've lost count. This one is made from a yard of a polyester woven floral print which I bought at Hancock Fabrics. I bought it without prior approval and it was a big hit! I actually made one for each of my two daughters and...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/5/12 11:24 PM|
|Colette Patterns - 0003 Sorbetto |
I just can't stop making Sorbetto tops! I put away my first four Sorbettos which were for the summer season and decided that I needed a few Sorbettos for fall and winter. I found this polyester woven fabric at Hancock Fabrics and made a Sorbetto that should work throughout the cooler weather with a ...more...