|Pattern Review ||3/2/15 11:59 PM|
|Contest - Travel Wardrobe Contest |
Name of your Collection: The Stereotypical New York Wardrobe
Where are you going on your vacation? (real or imaginary): The timing of this contest couldn't be better, as I'm leaving on March 3rd for a trip to New York City! I wanted to put together the quintessential (or stereotypical!) all black w... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/2/15 10:47 PM|
|New Look - 6230 Misses' Knit Top and Full or Pencil Skirt |
Pattern Description: Knit baseball shirt has feminine fit, can be made with banded round or V-neck & 3/4 or long sleeves. Skirt worn 1" below waist has side zipper; flared skirt is knee length, pencil skirt just below knee length.
I used the top pattern as the base for a dress/tunic.
Pattern Sizin... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/2/15 10:26 PM|
|Simplicity - 1916 Misses' Knit Tops |
Pattern Description: Misses' knit wrap top with sleeve variations. I made View A.
Pattern Sizing: 6-24. I made my usual big 5 size 10-top-12-bottom.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, mostly.
Were the instructions easy to follow? T... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/2/15 9:53 PM|
|McCall's - 6844 Misses'/Miss Petite Cardigans |
Pattern Description: Close-fitting cardigans (do not meet at center front) have collar extending into front band, and narrow hem. A and C: shaped hemline, wrong side shows.
Pattern Sizing: XS-XXL. I'm usually a 10-12 in Big 5, and that's split between S and M, so I ended up cutting halfway between... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/23/15 2:23 AM|
|Lekala Patterns - 4245 blouse |
Pattern Description: Knit top with a shawl collar
Pattern Sizing: Any? You enter your measurements and it kicks out a custom sized pattern. I was a little afraid to select anything other than "normal" for the non-measurement optional adjustments (shoulder width, waist height, etc), because I was... more...
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