|Pattern Review ||12/5/13 1:34 AM|
|Ottobre Design Magazine - 06-2013-15 Meoow Skirt |
When my most recent issue of Ottobre arrived in my mailbox and I saw the "Meoow" skirt with cat face pockets, I knew I had to make it for Emily. As everybody knows, she loves cats! So here it is, Emily's cat skirt!
Flickr Photo Set
Pattern Description: The skirt is pepped up with images of the p...more...
|Pattern Review ||11/12/13 1:26 AM|
|Ottobre Design Magazine - 04-2013-14 Princess Castle |
She chose the fabric for her new dress because "it has leopard spots." (I think it looks like paint splotches.) My cat lover of a daughter doesn't differentiate between domestic or wild cats---any cat will do. And any dress that reminds her of cats is sure to be a favorite. I was not sure what p...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/11/13 3:44 PM|
|Simplicity - 2226 Learn to Sew Misses' Skirt |
Wearing the Skirt
Back of Skirt
Simplicity 2226 is a "Learn to Sew" pattern. The pattern gives options for two lengths, pocket trim, belt loops, tie belt, and center back zipper. The skirt is designed to sit below the natural waistline.
Because this pattern is gear...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/28/13 2:22 AM|
|Ottobre Design Magazine - 04-2012-32 Spinning Around Skirt |
Cute skirt with classic jean styling. It has a sewn on waistband, front zipper fly, belt loops, back and front pockets, top stitching, and pleated vent on the back.
Changes I made:
no belt loops
added zipper shield
added elastic to back of waistband
It's been a while since I've sewn with Ottobre,...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/28/13 2:03 AM|
|Ottobre Design Magazine - 04-2012-31 Visiting Granny Shirt |
Visiting Granny is the name of the top, but I think my version should be named Visiting Kitty instead. My 8 year old daughter loves cats. Notice, the fabric even has cats on it.
It's a cute pattern but runs big. The shirring gave me trouble, but mostly because my elastic was brittle. It's a t...more...
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