|Pattern Review ||3/19/15 8:45 AM|
|Simplicity - 5987 Statue of Liberty |
This is an discontinued pattern but you can still find it on ebay and etsy. I used the Uncle Sam version (view A) For my sons Beast costume to match my Daughters Belle gown. Vest is made of the same yellow golden brocade as the bodice of her dress. The jacket is made from a stretch velvet. I really ... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/22/15 8:25 PM|
|Simplicity - 9902 |
SO this pattern is out of print... You can still find it... some people ask for arm and leg for this pattern but I found it on ebay for about $8-10. I used this patter and made some modifications to make it my own... It was very easy to work with and to modify. I used brocade for the bodice, ( along... more...
|Pattern Review ||11/23/14 10:07 PM|
|Butterick - 5946 Children's/Girls' Coat |
I really loved this pattern, very easy to work with. Instead of a collar I wanted a hood and it was very easy to adapt. I used 100% wool for the outer fabric. Flannel back satin for lining and I even used poly quilters batting in between layers to make this coat extra warm. I used a loft 1 fusible b... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/27/14 10:27 PM|
|Jalie - 3247 Crop Tops and Shorts |
This is a Very easy pattern. I've already made two sets of these for my daughter. She loves them. I used spandex so a stretch stitch is a must. She's starting in competition cheer and live wearing these kinds of outfits to tumbling class and cheer practice. One these sets from GK cost about 70-80 bu... more...
|Pattern Review ||6/12/14 3:25 PM|
|Simplicity - 2463 Child's Special Occasion |
This pattern was very easy to work with. I actually have hidden LED lights in the skirt :) for the outer sheer layer of the skirt I made it 3 times the length of the original pattern to give it a more pleated or poofy skirt. She is also wearing a crinoline under the skirt :) I used a embroidery desi... more...