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Pattern Review 10/20/13 11:38 AM
Butterick - 5917 Misses Dress
I had seen many versions of this dress and it came highly recommended. Looks cute on different body types. I bought some unknown knit at Michael Levines's loft and although the pattern called for woven fabric I took a chance with the knit. The knit was somewhat stiff but still has good drape, so I w...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 9/17/13 7:20 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8884 Misses' Coat and Belt
A cute little trench coat. I had 2.5' of 60' cotton twill. I managed to eek out Version C, even though it called for over 3'. Looking forward to wearing this. I love the look of top stitching, but it always gets messed up on the reverse side. Hopefully won't be too noticeable. The fabric has a very...more...
12 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/13/12 4:36 PM
Simplicity - 2473 Misses Dresses
Pattern Description: Simple sheath dress Pattern Sizing: size 10/12 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? yes Were the instructions easy to follow ? Yes What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I like the hand enbroidere...more...
4 comments
 
Sewing Tip 6/12/12 11:45 AM
Making pintucks
I don't have a pintuck foot that fits my machine. So I took my metal invisible zipper foot and a 2mm double needle. I put the thread tension (on the disks where the thread goes through as you thread the machine) on the highest number. Stitch length at 2mm as well. Voila! beautiful pin tucks! I used ...more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/4/12 11:18 AM
Simplicity - 9784
Cute dress for babies 3 month to 18 monthe: Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, did look like picture Were the instructions easy to follow? yes What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? a basic little dress for a ...more...
4 comments
 
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