|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...
|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...
|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...
|Pattern Review ||6/4/12 11:21 AM|
|McCall's - 6508 Misses' Lined Dresses |
Silk Charmeuse for the body, printed silk chiffon for the overlay. silk gauze for the underlining and china silk for the lining.
Yup, 4 different types of silk. The gauze I bought from Dharma trading. The rest in downtown LA, where yes, even silk is cheep (well, cheeper). I figure the materials incl...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/19/11 6:53 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1182 Misses' Dress |
Pattern Description: A lovely evening dress designed by Kay Unger
Pattern Sizing: Size 10
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes it did, which sort of surprised me since I'm used to the final garment looking different.
Were the instruction...more...
Got back into sewing a few years ago. Due to the internet and a few private lessons my skills have improved by leaps and boundsmore
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