|Pattern Review ||6/29/15 12:45 PM|
|Simplicity - 1553 Misses' Disney Princess Costume |
I didn't really follow the directions but just used the pattern pieces. The pattern it self calls for plastic boning. I sewed panels and used real metal boning. (the first corset I made like 10 years ago with plastic boning... NEVER AGAIN) I used Pink matte satin for the lining but I used special or... more...
|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...