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Pattern Review 7/28/13 11:55 PM
McCall's - 2205 Father's Day Shirt 2004
This is an OOP pattern for a big guy/ little guy shirt, shorts, and hat. It looks very similar to Simplicity 5581. It runs from Children's Size 3-8 and from Men's Size Small to XX Large. All sizes are in one envelope. I've only made the shirt, but I've done it 6 times for adults and 7 times for ...more...
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Pattern Review 3/12/13 7:21 PM
Simplicity - 2151 Misses/Petite Blouse
Pattern Description: Amazing Fit shirt. Shoulder princess seams,back darts, choice of sleeves and collars. Pattern Sizing:6-22 with A-D cup sizes Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? I made a different sleeve. The rest looks like the photo. ...more...
12 comments
 
Notion Review 4/17/12 10:48 PM
Sullivans - adjustable hobby & craft table
First I didn't actually pay $279 for this. It was on sale at JoAnn Fabrics for $159.99. This is a white folding table that you have to assemble. It is approx. 59"x36" when completely open. I have it in the 2nd highest position and it's just under 36" tall. That was its biggest selling point. ...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 3/20/12 6:54 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8497 MISSES' TOP
Pattern Description: I did View C. Long sleeved top with scrunched V neck, side panels, and sleeve gusset. Pattern Sizing:6-12 and 14-20 I used a 14 at the top and a 20 at the hip. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?No it didn't because I...more...
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Pattern Review 3/1/12 2:49 PM
McCall's - 5719
There is an actual photo of View B so I was encouraged. Somehow I doubt the instructions were the same. This is a huge bag. It extends out beyond the bottom piece so it's larger than that measurement would indicate. The first problem I encountered was turning the straps right side out. These a...more...
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