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RachelEsq

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Connecticut USA
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Pattern Review 1/30/11 9:32 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1206 Misses' Dress
Pattern Description: A Vogue American Designers dress by Kay Unger. Pattern Sizing: I'm usually a size 10 in the shoulders/high bust, 12 at the bust and waist, and 12/14 at the hips. I felt this pattern ran just a tad small. The size 12 fit in the shoulders. I've gained a bit of weight in the ...more...
19 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/16/10 12:57 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1170 Misses' Top And Skirt
Pattern Description: Very-loose fitting top has front keyhole opening with knot, back yoke, back band, extended sleeves tied into knot and back button closing. Pattern Sizing: I made a size 12, my usual size, and it fit accurately. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once ...more...
15 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/13/10 8:53 PM
Simplicity - 2472 Misses Dresses
Pattern Description: A pullover-style dress. Pattern Sizing: I usually wear a size 12 in dresses, but cut a size 10 because of the dress's blousy look. The top fits like it should, but beware pear-shaped ladies: I had to grade out to probably a size 14 or 16 at the hips and thighs. This dress i...more...
13 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/4/09 10:07 PM
Simplicity - 3628 Jackets/Blazers (Threads)
Pattern Description: Simplicity Threads pattern, 3628. I used view C. Pattern Sizing: I used size 12. I am a 34/36 bust, and the size 12 fit. 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? This was my f...more...
11 comments
 
Pattern Review 10/9/09 8:12 PM
McCall's - 5661
Pattern Description: MISSES TOPS AND BELT: Fitted tops have front and back darts and back button closure; top B has self-faced sleeve; top C has gathered sleeve with sleeve band; top D has front pleats; top E has front pleats and gathered bubble sleeve; belt is included. I made View D, with the nec...more...
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