|Pattern Review ||3/25/15 7:02 AM|
|McCall's - 6796 Misses' Tops |
1. Why do you think this was voted one of the Best Patterns?
Relatively simple knit top, quick to make, with an interesting asymmetrical collar.
2. Would you have made this pattern if it was NOT voted one of the top patterns of the year?
I've already made it six times in various guises, so that sp... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/25/15 6:57 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1432 Kay Unger NY Dress |
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted lined dress, above mid-knee length, has dropped armhole, bodice front shaped panels with keyhole opening, centre back invisible zipper and vent.
FABRICS: Linen, Shantung, Crepe, Pique
Pattern Sizing: A5(6-8-10-12-14), E5(14-16-18-20-22)
Instead of my usual 8 neck... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/9/15 5:59 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1404 Ralph Rucci Dress |
Pattern Description: Close-fitting, slightly flared dress has seam detail, raised waist, insets, tie ends, pockets, no side seams on lower sections, two-piece sleeves with narrow hem, invisible back zipper and topstitching/edgestitching. Continuous bias binding finishes centre back seam and lined ... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/9/15 1:59 AM|
|Kwik Sew - 3981 Men's and Misses Loungewear Top, Shorts and Pants |
Pattern Description: Unisex Shorts and Pants
DESIGNED FOR STRETCH KNITS. ALSO FOR VIEW C, D: WOVEN FABRICS.
Suggested Fabrics: Jerseys, Sweatshirting, Cotton Interlock. Also for View C, D: Flannel.
Pattern Sizing: I made an M which would be usual for this type of pattern. There was no problem w... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/9/15 1:48 AM|
|Simplicity - 1502 Misses' Nightshirt or Top |
Pattern Description: Misses' Pants or Shorts and Nightshirt or Top
Misses' Easy-to-Sew pattern includes pants & shorts with elastic waist, nightshirt & top. Nightshirt & top have a single pleat vent down the front. Add decorative ribbon, buttons and lace for a feminine touch.
Fabrics: Flannel, Gin... more...
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