|Pattern Review ||11/10/14 7:16 PM|
|Simplicity - 2626 Misses and Child Aprons |
Pattern Description: Three simple apron styles for women and children. I made it for a friend's birthday present.
Pattern Sizing: Sm-Med-Lrg, I made a size small in view A
Were the instructions easy to follow? They were okay. I didn't really use them, except to figure out what side of the bias t... more...
|Pattern Review ||11/5/14 11:35 PM|
|Simplicity - 1300 Misses' Costume Overdress and Skirt |
First, I would like to say that I found this pattern to be between Mediocre and Highly Recommended. I would say "recommended" since it's such a specific style.
Pattern Description: From the website: Misses' costume pattern includes two variations of a beautiful Victorian style jacket with trims a... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/13/13 3:36 AM|
|Simplicity - 2414 Misses Skirt & Pants |
I made this skirt for a friend. She just moved to New Orleans from San Francisco and I wanted to make something a little bohemian and to help her beat the heat and humidity. I thought a knee-length orange prairie skirt was in order. I liked this pattern because the drawstring waist would clear up an... more...
|Pattern Review ||7/16/13 8:52 PM|
|New Look - 6457 Misses' Dresses and Purse |
Okay, okay. I know. I use a LOT of quilting cotton. But the prints - the prints! I love them. You try finding trendy galaxy print in a cotton sateen or poplin. See. But, you walk down the aisle in JoAnns and voila, there it is! In quilting cotton. Le sigh. I can't resist, so oops! I just bought 4 ya... more...
|Pattern Review ||7/5/13 8:12 PM|
|Butterick - 5882 Misses Dress |
I learned two lessons from this dress:
1. Make sure your muslin actually FITS. "Good enough I'll just fix it on the fashion fabric" is not going cut it. Seriously, not going to cut it, especially on a bodice boned all the way around.
2. Listen to the other reviewers. Yes, LISTEN. If you think it... more...