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Pattern Review 10/14/13 1:49 AM
New Look - 6802 Misses Knit Dresses
Made out of very stretchy lacey textured fabric this dress had the potential to go terribly wrong or beautifully right. I put in the sleeves and then took them out again. It looked a bit too baby doll for me I looked at other people's attempts at this pattern on sewing.patternreview.com and man...more...
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Pattern Review 10/13/13 3:44 PM
Vogue Patterns - V8685 Options
As you will know, Vogue patterns are rather on the expensive side, so this is the first one I have bought - inspired by Mad Men style and the boob pleats! (It was worth it!) I love this dress! The stretch on this fabric exactly matched the recommended stretch as given on the back of the envelope f...more...
9 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/4/13 4:03 AM
Burda - 8155 Skirt
This is the third skirt I have made in this pattern and they have all turned out quite differently. This skirt was inspired by the burda cardi picture http://assets.burdastyle.com/pattern_images/assets/000/013/379/107A_large.jpg?1361568320 where the model was wearing an absolutely adorable lace skir...more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/23/13 11:32 PM
Burda - 2943 Dress
This is my second dress in this pattern. Once again I used the toile I developed from this pattern for the previous dress (see other review). The toile was made out of calico. People have told me for years to make a toile FIRST but I didn't listen. Now that my figure doesn't exactly fit commerica...more...
4 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/12/13 2:29 PM
Burda - 2943 Dress
I have finally had time to make my Christmas dress - just in time for my mother's birthday in February. Congratulate me - it is not black nor even dark, but floral. I used Burda 2943 as a foundation shape for my version of the dress and used my dressmaker's dummy to make it fitted, rather than loos...more...
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