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Yestersew

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Colorado USA
Member since, 6/15/04
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Pattern Review 12/31/12 1:18 AM
Simplicity - 2460 Toddler's and Child's Dresses
The main fabric is from a skirt that was made for my granddaughter's great aunt by her great grandmother, probably in the 1960's. The black windowpane checks are woven in, and the background has a texture most similar to plisse. It may be acetate, or possibly nylon-it was a bit hard to press. The...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/1/13 10:24 AM
McCall's - M6369
The pattern is described as a children's playhouse to cover standard card table. Has both house and castle versions. About the only part of the design that is like the pattern is the house roof and I left the scallops off the sides. I changed the shape of the windows and doors, left off the patte...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/30/12 3:06 PM
Simplicity - 2916
This pattern includes 3 back-of-the-seat car organizers, and a divided, messenger type bag. I made view B The basic organizer is the same as the pattern photo, but I used 3 different fabrics and added some embroidery(free designs downloaded in 2001 from ???). The instructions don't include a slid...more...
1 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/13/12 0:20 AM
Simplicity - 2396 out of print Toddler Coat and dress
This is toddlers coat and dress combination. The to-the-waist, back buttoned dress has a slightly scooped neckline and a gathered skirt. The swing coat is full length with full or 3/4 length kimono sleeves. It comes in toddler sizes 1/2 to 3, one size per envelope. I made the coat in size 1. It...more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/13/12 0:15 AM
Advance Pattern Company - 9924 out of print Child's dress
Toddler's dress and matching panties from 1960. Pattern sizes 1/2 to 3, one size per envelope. I made size 1. The pattern was in my mother's stash. The finished dress looked very much like the pattern envelope. I like it because it is a simple, classic toddler dress. The instructions were easy t...more...
6 comments
 
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