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Pattern Review 10/1/11 4:18 PM
New Look - 6407 Misses' Shirts
Pattern Description: Misses' top with bust and back darts, sleeve and collar variations. I made a hybrid of a couple of pattern-envelope views: the short-sleeve version with the full collar and band. Pattern Sizing: Regular, though I venture to say it runs small, ease-wise (which is unusual for th...more...
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Pattern Review 9/19/11 12:41 PM
New Look - 6000 Misses' Dresses
Pattern Description: Sheath dress with asymmetrical side pleat detail, center back zip, collar and sleeve variations, back vent Pattern Sizing: Regular ... Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes.. I selected the features I liked for a com...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/17/11 4:31 PM
McCall's - 4769 Shirt Dress
NOTE: Review edited to show addition of suggested sash in contrast fabric.... Pattern Description: Classic shirt dress with sleeve and length variations. Pattern Sizing: Regular, pretty true to envelope but maybe on the snug side of things. I made a 12 through neckline and shoulders, flaring to a ...more...
13 comments
 
Notion Review 4/11/11 12:23 PM
Singer - Gathering foot (screw on) for Quantum machines
What is this notion used for? This foot creates even gathers in light- to midweight fabrics for the purposes of ease and decoration. Did you get your money's worth after the purchase? Absolutely. I've used it on only one project and I already feel like I got my $20 worth. I was hoping for a snap-on...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 4/10/11 9:45 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8469 MISSES' DRESS
Pattern Description: This is a dress with midriff band and different sleeve and skirt-length options; I made the shorter, sleeveless option. Pattern Sizing: Other PR reviewers suggested this pattern ran a bit large. Based on my measurements and the envelope back, I should have made a 14 at the sho...more...
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