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Pattern Review 7/18/08 8:58 AM
New Look - 6468 Misses' Dress or Top and Pants
Pattern Description: Princess-seam dress or top, with or without straps; coordinating shorts or pants. I made the dress. Pattern Sizing: Size A, 6-16; I made the 12 on top tapering to a 14 on the bottom, but I had to adjust the top half inward quite a bit. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the ...more...
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Pattern Review 1/15/08 9:28 PM
Simplicity - 4381 Boys/Mens PJ
First, a note about this pattern: I STRONGLY recommend transferring pattern marks to BOTH sides of the fabric. You will be doing some stiching and some piping placement on the outside of the garment, and it's a huge pain to retrieve the pattern pieces and make the marks while you've got the thing ha...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/15/07 8:32 PM
New Look - 6421 Child's Pajamas, Nightgown and
Pattern Description: Young child's pajamas. There are girl PJs, a girl nightgown, and boy PJs. I made the boys' pajamas. Pattern Sizing: Size A 3-8. I made the 3. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Thankfully, yes. Were the instructions ea...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/5/07 10:01 AM
McCall's - 5223 Childrens' jackets pants hats
Pattern Description: "Childrens', boys' and girls' jacket, pants and hats." (Y'know, I happen to think that "children" covers both boys and girls, don't you?) Pattern Sizing: Comes in 2-3-4-5 and 6-7-8. I made both the 3 and the 6. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you...more...
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Pattern Review 10/21/07 11:14 PM
McCall's - 8938 Animal Costumes
Updated with better photo. Pattern Description: Toddler costumes by Tom Arma. The package has five views: a skunk, a lion, a monkey, an elephant, and a panda. I made the black widow spider ;-) The outfits all have separate hoods, and booties that do not necessarily attach to the jumpsuit. The suits...more...
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