|Pattern Review ||7/12/15 2:36 PM|
|Colette Patterns - 3015 Nantucket |
Drawstring shorts with a tulip overlapped hem. I was attracted to this pattern in particular for the flattering vertical seams that were wrapped to the front of the pattern.
Because I just made a pair of shorts too big for my measurements I just made the smallest size and it fit me well. I'm 5" an... more...
|Pattern Review ||7/12/15 1:51 PM|
|Burda - 6797 Burda Style Pants, Jumpsuits |
I made the pocketed runner shorts. Using the chart, I made a 12 but it was way too big. My waist is quite trunky since I have a short torso. I should have made the smallest size since it is about 4" too roomy around the hips.
I know that easy patterns use few pieces but it does lack in detailed ... more...
|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...
|Pattern Review ||5/9/15 6:13 PM|
|Named Clothing - 07-035 Kielo Wrap Dress |
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...
|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...