|Pattern Review ||12/4/07 6:54 AM|
|Simplicity - 3563 easy-to-sew |
Description: Size 12 Fleece Jacket View C
UPDATE: This was actually a size 14 as I made it one size larger than my actual size.
Did it look like the photo: Yes
Instructions easy to follow: Yes
Likes: I liked the fact that the pattern was quick and easy, but yet still had a lot of style wit...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/19/07 9:59 PM|
|Amy Butler - AB013CB Chelsea Bags |
The Amy Butler pattern says it best: "Modern, boxy tote that's reversible. Clean lines and cool shape. Easy access bag"
12 1/2" wide, 14 3/4" tall, 3" deep
The instructions were great. At first I was so intimidated by the detailed, two pages of instructi...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/19/07 10:09 PM|
|McCall's - 4116 Turban, Headwrap and Caps |
This is a turbin which I will give to my neighbor to use as a chemo cap. This is her second round with cancer. . . The fabric is cotton, the colors are perfect for the Fall - kind of a burn orange I guess you could say. I think my seam allowance should have been 5/8 instead of the 1/2" I used, th...more...
|Book Review ||9/24/07 9:10 PM|
|Hip Handbags |
The title of the book is "Hip Handbags - Creating and Embellishing 40 Great-Looking Bags. It's hardbound, 127 pages.
The illustrations and photograph are very clear. The book not only focuses on 7 different bag designs, with several variations of each of the 7 bag designs, but also discusses desi...more...
|Pattern Review ||9/19/07 8:44 PM|
|Simplicity - 4659 Tunic |
This tunic top is a variation of View C, in a size 12. It looked much like the photo when finished, and the instructions were easy to follow. This picture doesn't come close to revealing how nice this top does look. (It looks slightly crooked in the picture). I liked the fact that this top has ...more...
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