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Pattern Review 11/21/02 7:16 PM
LaFred - 100 Athena Blouse
This is a fairly straightforward pattern to sew, with good instructions and tips as per most of La Fred's patterns. I chose some hot pink duppioni from my stash, and I'm pleased with the result. I think this blouse is reminiscent of the purple chiffon Prada blouse I've seen a lot this season. I sew...more...
Pattern Review 1/7/03 7:23 PM
Vogue Patterns - 2607
Pattern description: This is a Guy Laroche pattern for an evening suit. The jacket has a stand-up collar and hidden placket (no buttons); two-piece sleeves and welt pockets. The skirt can be made short or long, and has a modified fishtail hem. Fabric: I made the jacket in a rayon brocade and the sk...more...
Pattern Review 1/7/03 7:01 PM
Loes Hinse Designs - 5203 Cowl Top
There is not much to add to this much-reviewed, and yes, much-loved pattern. It is as advertised-very quick and easy to sew and oh so flattering. Fabric: I used some ribbon knit from Emma One sock. Construction, Fit and any changes I made:I made View A, but using the View B/C body. Because of the ...more...
Pattern Review 1/7/03 6:53 PM
Burda - 2944
This is a Burda start pattern, with two views, one a short tie halter top for knits only, the other (View A, which I made) in tunic length with a short collar and side slits. Fabric: I made this in a hand-painted ribbed silk which I bought at the Puyallup expo a couple of years ago. I wanted a very...more...
Pattern Review 12/23/02 1:23 AM
Vogue Patterns - 7302
Pattern description: This is a bias cut skirt with panels pieced asymmetrically and cut with circular gores. The result is a very flirty and floaty skirt; perfect for either evening wear or in a less dressy fabric, for more casual occasions. Fabric chosen: I made this is a silk chiffon which I bou...more...
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