|Pattern Review ||7/19/12 4:49 PM|
|McCall's - 5430 Misses Wrap Skirt |
Pattern Description: Misses Wrap Skirts: Skirts A, B, and C have waistband with self-ties and inside buttonholes; skirt A has front pleats creating a cascade; skirt B has optional trim; skirt C has self-faced pockets; length is 2" below knee.
Pattern Sizing:AA (6-8-10-12); D5 (12-14-16-18-20). I ...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/10/12 6:47 PM|
|Simplicity - 1927 Girl's Dresses |
Pattern Description: Girls' Dress with Bodice Variations and Bolero
Pattern Sizing: A (7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it does.
Were the instructions easy to follow? They were more or less easy to follow, but ...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/9/12 11:47 PM|
|Simplicity - 2580 Misses' Knit Dresses |
Pattern Description: Misses' knit dresses in two lengths with bodice variations.
Pattern Sizing: R5 (14, 16, 18, 20, 22)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, except for the floppy neckline on mine (see below).
Were the instructions easy...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/14/11 7:24 PM|
|Simplicity - 2599 Misses Tops With Trim Variation: Separate Patterns For B,C,D |
Pattern Description: Misses top with trim variations
Pattern Sizing: D5 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12); P5 (12, 14, 16, 18, 20)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes (I made view F) except that I kept the design streamlined and omitted ruffles/bows/ros...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/10/11 11:47 PM|
|McCall's - 6073 Misses'/Women's Dress In 3 Lengths |
Pattern Description: Pullover dresses A, B, C, D are above mid-knee, mid-calf, or ankle length, with bodice and skirt gathered into front midriff with elasticized raised waist and stitched hems; dress B has midriff, dress D has contrast bodice and front midriff (I made the basic dress--view A).
I grew up inspired by my crafty and talented grandmothers, who both loved to sew and made all the attire for their children's weddings (except the tuxedos!). I learned to sew in grade school and also...more
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