|Pattern Review ||5/14/13 10:12 PM|
|Simplicity - 1651 Misses Dress |
Misses' dress with slim or flared skirt has front & back bodice options, sweetheart or twist-front & open back. Go sleeveless, 3/4 or cap sleeves.
I chose the flared skirt, sweetheart neckline and open back with the dual cap sleeves. I wanted sweet and sexy. I cut a straight 1...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/8/12 7:43 PM|
|New Look - 6805 Misses Dresses |
I made this dress to wear to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco. It was perfect for the occasion. I even got a phone number out of the deal. ;-D
Pattern Description: (not from the package), Princess seamed, box pleated dress with bodice variations. I did view E, with straps and of...more...
|Pattern Review ||9/17/12 7:56 PM|
|McCall's - 6563 Misses Top |
I wanted to provide my two cents about this pattern as well. :)
1. I bought the fabric for cheap at a thrift store, thinking it would be great to practice slippery fabrics. It's some sort of polyester charmeuse in a Golden Girls print. Oh how I miss you Blanche, Rose, Sophia and Dorothy!
2. I loo...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/18/12 6:31 PM|
|Simplicity - 2609 Misses Tiered and Flared Pull-on Skirts |
I cut and sewed this pattern up on a quiet Saturday evening. I did view C, in a size 14. Here are my thoughts on the pattern:
1. I usually wear a size 12-14 in the waist and don't worry about hips that much because I typically choose dresses with flared skirts (I've never made something form fittin...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/12/12 3:34 PM|
|Butterick - 5474 Aprons |
I've been wanting to sew up aprons for all the holidays, and here's my contribution for the 4th of July!
This view of the pattern (view C, I believe) was really easy - no hemming and a maximum punch with the contrasting binging, and a cute cut of the apron. Of course store-bought bias binding gets ...more...
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I'm aiming for much more of a retro look, and now many of my projects are geared toward that va-va-voom, or sweet summertime look.
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