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Pattern Review 7/30/15 8:33 PM
McCall's - 7131 MISSES' SHORTS AND PANTS
Man, I wish "so so" was available as a rating. This pattern isn't bad, but it is awfully similar to Burda 7195; the only main difference being the style of pocket. I didn't realize this when I bought it...oops. I'd probably be more gaga for it if I didn't have a similar pattern already. Anyway, ... more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/26/15 9:06 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8961 Misses' Tunic, Dress and Pants
Pattern Description: Misses tunic or dress. Tapered pants are included, but the pattern description doesn't even mention them. Pattern Sizing: My envelope is 16-24. I cut the pants on an 18 waist, curved out to a 20 hip to have appropriate ease (which ended up being too much since my fabric was ... more...
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Pattern Review 7/23/15 9:30 AM
McCall's - 7046 Misses' Tops and Dresses
Pattern Description: Closely fitted knit top or drop waist dress with three sleeve and sleeveless variations. Pattern Sizing: My envelope is sized 14-22. I cut a 16 on the neck and shoulders, 20 on bust and hip, 18 at waist, based on the printed final garment measurements. It was too loose. N... more...
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Pattern Review 7/21/15 9:10 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8976 Misses' Tunic
Pattern Description: Long, pullover tunic. Is supposed to have a keyhole back opening with hook and eye closure, but ain't nobody got time for that. Pattern Sizing: XS-XXL, I think. I cut a large. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Ba... more...
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Pattern Review 7/20/15 6:26 PM
Butterick - 5929 Misses' Skirt
Pattern Description: 6 gore skirt with option to pleat. I've never tried the pleated versions, as I'm just not into pleated skirts. Pattern Sizing: Standard misses range, and I think I cut a 20, which was too big, but worked to my benefit. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envel... more...
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