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Pattern Review 5/26/13 1:43 PM
Simplicity - 4273 Misses' dress
Oops! I did it again! :) >>dress front I like this pattern a lot! It is my TNT for a summer top or dress. Once fitted, it is ready in less than 3 hours from cutting to hemming. Pattern Description: Misses & Miss Petite Jacket, Pants, Skirt, Top & Dress. This review is about the dress. Pattern ... more...
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Pattern Review 5/26/13 1:31 PM
New Look - 6146 Misses' dress
This is the perfect dress for summer for me. I love it! >>Dress front When I take the pictures for the reviews, I wish I had a sewing dummy. With the large FBA I perform on the patterns, they items do not look very attractive on the hangers. Trust me when I say that this dress looks much better in ... more...
6 comments
 
photo Sewing Tip 12/5/11 5:34 PM
FBA on a jacket front with vertical darts and shawl collar
Vertical darts can be tricky to alter for an FBA. To help a pattern review member who was asking help for her project I wrote a tutorial on how to perform a full bust adjustment on a jacket front with vertical darts and shawl collar. I thought it would be nice to share it with everyone and it can b... more...
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Pattern Review 12/7/11 6:36 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 02-2010-114 Shirt
Pattern Description: Women's shirt Pattern Sizing: Burda sizes 36-44 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? Yes, however I sew shirts following a different order from the one suggested in the instruc... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 10/5/10 2:11 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 08-2010-132 Miranda skirt
Pattern Description: Twisted bubble skirt Pattern Sizing: 34-44. I made a 42 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? yes What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? This skirt is quick a... more...
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