|Pattern Review ||4/16/13 9:45 PM|
|McCall's - 9424 pioneer costume |
edited to add photos
I sewed two of these for a friend's daughters. The blue dress is size medium (10-12), and the pink dress is size small (7-8). I am looking forward to seeing these dresses on the two girls.
Finished Dresses, Pinafores, and Bonnets
No shortcuts were made except that I eliminat...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/24/12 12:24 PM|
|New Look - 6803 Misses Easy Dresses, Tunics and Belt |
Easy pullover dress in two versions. Version one has a pleated neckline. Version two has a shaped yoke with a slit neckline. Sleeve options include sleeveless, capped sleeves, or 3/4 bell sleeves. The pattern also includes an obi-style belt/sash.
I made the pleated neck ve...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/20/12 2:00 AM|
|Simplicity - 2226 Learn to Sew Misses' Skirt |
Edit: One construction detail I forgot to write about that may be helpful-- when using a lightweight fabric like my challis, in addition to stay staystitching, it helps to stabilize the pocket edges to keep them from rippling or stretching. I used fusible stay tape as pictured here, but a strip of...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/25/12 3:04 AM|
|No Pattern Used - Girls Tier Skirt Easy Tiered Skirt |
I did not use a pattern for this skirt I made for my cat-loving daughter who has been pleading for a skirt with cats on it. I just happened to have a length of Daisy Kingdom, 1998 fabric in my stash so I finally made the "cat skirt" for Emily
Emily and her cat, Brooklyn
full skirt with a great tw...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/10/12 11:01 PM|
|New Look - 6648 Misses Knit Tops |
This pattern already has so many reviews, and I almost decided not to write another. But because I made a few modifications, I thought it might be helpful to write one after all.
Comes in sizes 6 through 16. I started with the 6 but made it s...more...
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