|Pattern Review ||2/29/08 5:49 AM|
|Burda - 7898 |
Pattern Description: This is a short sleeved,v-neck, fitted dress with assymetrical panels on both front and back, and six godets.
Pattern Sizing:I first saw this pattern in the November 2006 Burda magazine and I wanted it straight away! However, It was not to be because the first size w... more...
|Pattern Review ||7/17/06 8:20 AM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 02-2006-129 Petite jacket |
Petite jacket size 17-20 (petite equivalent of 34-40/8-14). Described as "sculpts the figure" - neat-fitting and reaching just to below the hip with curved hem. 3/4 sleeves with tabs and front pockets over the bust. Button-front jacket, with tie at waist.
I have been look... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/14/06 3:09 AM|
|Onion - 5028 Misses' sleeveless tops |
Pattern Description: A tank top with variations, including princess-seamed and crossover front versions. For my first I made the basic one.
Pattern Sizing:There are 5 sizes. XS - XL. I made the XS.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes,... more...
|Pattern Review ||1/13/06 8:44 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 2401 1952 Design/Vintage Vogue |
I made this dress sometime ago as a practice because the 1952 design appealed. I never completely finished it until my now daughter-in-law's hen party (do you Americans call that a bachelorette party?) was arranged with a Stepford Wives theme. I realised this dress might fit the bill. It has been... more...
|Pattern Review ||11/22/05 5:35 AM|
|New Look - 6379 Misses' Gowns and Jacket |
This is the other half of my outfit for my son's wedding. The dress is Burda 8459 which I reviewed a couple of days ago.
This is a pattern for an evening gown and jacket. I made only the jacket which is for sheer fabrics, fitted to the waist, with a tie band an... more...
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