|Pattern Review ||12/31/12 10:45 AM|
|Petite Plus Patterns - 304 Easy Wrap Dress |
I made this dress for my 85 year old mother and we were both pleased. She is a short plus size and finds buying dresses impossible.
The fit is excellent and there are many built-in options that both make the fit work and make fine-tuning the fit easy. These are:
1. Three piece sleeve. Next version...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/15/12 1:59 PM|
|StyleArc - Jane Over-Shirt Jane overshirt |
I have wanted a camp shirt with a blouse type collar and some shape for years. This shorter version of the Jane overshirt from Stylearc is perfect.
I made this in some quilting cotton as I am on vacation and fabric challenged and it has turned out to be a very wearable muslin. I will be making more...more...
|Pattern Review ||3/20/12 5:53 PM|
|Jalie - 3131 Bra and Camisole |
First of all it is important to specify what this pattern is, and isn't.
I have made underwired, fully fashioned bras that fit great and give excellent support.
I do not wear those bras on the weekends. Instead I like to have a House Bra, which does not mean it is old and saggy and offers no suppo...more...
|Pattern Review ||11/21/11 7:38 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1137 JACKET DRESSES |
Inspired by a recent issue of Vogue pattern magazine I decided to use this vintage coat pattern as the basis for a super easy to sew robe to wear over the holiday - a step up from the usual unwrapping robe over jammies. Bad enough that people take your picture with bed head and before you have had t...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/18/11 6:32 AM|
|Butterick - 5533 Misses' Jacket |
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes it did with the exception of the sleeves. One view showed them rolled up on a cuff - in fact they are too short to do this. I rolled mine down to make the sleeves long enough which is actually shown in...more...