|Pattern Review ||10/18/15 6:22 PM|
|Contest - Sewing Bee Final Round Olympic Outfit |
"Everyday is a good day for Track & Field"
PeeWee Halsell (Western Washington University)
Identify which of the following is reflected in your entry:
1. Summer or Winter Olympics
2. Country your entry represents
While I have been an expatriate since 1995, the old saying h... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/3/15 3:03 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 2871 DKNY |
1. What pattern did you use? (Please include brand and pattern name / number if applicable.) Is it new to you, a tried and true, self drafted or a combination of patterns?
The pattern is Vogue 2871. I made a trial of this jacket a couple years ago, which you can see below in the list of other projec... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/22/15 5:04 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1242 Misses' DressKay Unger |
Sewing Bee Round 2 - Make the Fabric Your Own
What type of fabric did you start with for your project?
The base fabric appears to be some kind of thicker fabric of unspecified fibers (my warehouse type fabric store only lists fabric content for higher-end bolts like silk). It frays like boucle, f... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/10/15 5:33 PM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 11-2011-130 Blouse |
This blouse pattern has amazing details.
The first version was out of blue/white printed fabric with camels on it, the second was made of stash scraps.
I liked using up my extra fabric pieces, but think the first camel version looks better.
This is a plus size ... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/6/15 9:53 AM|
|Contest - Sewing Bee Round 1 (2015) |
Sewing Bee Round 1 - Fitted Blouse
Pattern or style used and how it fits the criteria:
I used Burda Nov/2011 mod. 130, size 46
The criteria stated:
Fitted through bust and waist: This has snug waistband, princess seams and bust gathers.
Set-in sleeves: This has long blousy set-in sleeves with a ... more...
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