|Pattern Review ||11/16/14 6:48 PM|
|New Look - 6756 Misses Capes and Bag |
Pattern Description: double-breasted cape featuring shoulder epaulets, with or without a collar, arm openings and buttons.
Pattern Sizing: XS - XL
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes except went with different closures.
Were the ins... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/28/14 11:20 PM|
|Burda - 6851 Dresses/Tops |
For Spring 2014 it was all about the ladylike casual look with baseball t-shirts. I was initially on the fence, thinking where would I wear it, if not to work. Well as summer pushed Spring to the background and with Fall now in full effect, my mind drifted to weekend wear, hanging with my family ... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/10/14 5:09 PM|
|Butterick - 5672 Misses' Dress |
Another take on Butterick 5672 (Modified): Close-fitting lined dress with left pleats, invisible zipper with sleeve options. Reviews of my modified versions here, here & here.
Started on this dress during the Labor Day weekend and finally finished it this past weekend. Having made it several time... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/25/14 1:38 PM|
|Butterick - 5954 Misses' Tunic |
Of late, I have seen women sporting what I like to call swag tops in sheer fabric... it's so in tune with Summer, flowy & ethereal. Knew I had to have this top in my summer wardrobe.
Two patterns came to mind to make this top part of my summer wardrobe. Butterick 5954 and Butterick 6065.
B5954 ... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/17/14 2:13 PM|
|Burda - 7678 Misses T-SHIRT |
In keeping with knocking off a rtw blouse I purchased, I used the front crossover pattern pieces for the front & back and omitted the hip band.
I used the fashion fabric to make trim for the front neckline. For the back I folded the edges in twice and final stitched. All the seams were serged and ... more...
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Sewed for years, mainly home dec projects and refashioning rtw. A few years ago started sewing garments, which is a totally different arena from home dec sewing. I have since gotten the hang of it ... more
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