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Pattern Review 6/14/15 10:06 PM
No Pattern Used - Work Apron Redesign Work Apron Redesign
I wear a work apron every week and we ordered new ones through the company supply catalog. It is very plain and so long for my 5ft frame. I ripped the binding seams at the chest and pleated the front to shorten it about 7" then redrafted the curve and replaced the binding. The length was great bu... more...
9 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/9/15 6:13 PM
Named Clothing - 07-035 Kielo Wrap Dress
Pattern Sizing: I'm a petite 5' who normally wears a RTW size 4, but I sewed this in a US size 6. The reviews were correct to warn that the chest is pretty snug and you'll need to slip this on over your head since there are no buttons or zippers. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern en... more...
8 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/26/14 1:21 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8776 Misses Cape
This is a very modern and stylish caplet that seems to fit pretty true to size. Were the instructions easy to follow? I thought it was very easy until I got to finishing up the front facing at the shoulders. I'm sure I understood how they wanted me to finish it but then I thought it would end up b... more...
15 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/16/14 2:55 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8146 Jacket and dress
Pattern Sizing: I felt like this pattern fits deceptively small. Even though it's swingy and uses a lot of fabric it really does have a more structural jacket fit on my body. Were the instructions easy to follow? I thought the instructions were easy to follow, I made changes to the construction si... more...
16 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/16/14 4:01 AM
Colette Patterns - Taffy Taffy
This is one of my very first sewing projects. I made it without a muslin and cut it out exactly to the pattern. It wasn't until I was able to try it on that I realized that this pattern was for a bustier figure than my own. Rather than make alterations to it the conventional way... I just cut it ri... more...
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