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chelseadagger

chelseadagger 
Kentucky USA
Member since, 8/16/11
Intermediate

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Pattern Review 7/2/14 3:58 PM
McCall's - 6359 Misses and Women's Tunics
I've had this cream cotton jersey fabric for years. It's pretty blah and I've never known what to do with it, so I thought this pattern would be ideal for the fabic. First things first: I made the smallest size on this pattern and I still think it runs kind of big. I'm not afraid to share my dimensi... more...
1 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/4/12 8:17 PM
Butterick - 6582 60's Retro Dress
I made View C, which is a classic A-line shape that will flatter most figures. I made this dress for a Mad Men party, so it was perfect. I used plain cotton fabric, which was easy to work with. I thought the sizing ran a little big. I ended up having to take three inches in so it didn't look like I... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/12/12 8:17 PM
Simplicity - 4055
Pattern Description: This is a nice, basic regency dress pattern. I like that the general shape is generic enough that you could spend some time to customize it to make it more of a unique evening gown or add some details to an otherwise plain day dress. The sizes ran fairly true to size (slightly ... more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/15/11 10:36 AM
Simplicity - 2363 Misses' Day to Evening Dresses
I wanted a casual simple dress and decided on this pattern. The fabric I used is a poly-rayon blend. It's super flowy with some nice drape. FIT: The dress is a pull over dress. I'm not the best at putting zippers in, so this pattern appealed to me. I'm very picky about how my clothes fit though. I... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/13/13 8:55 AM
Laughing Moon Mercantile - 114 Ladies Round Dress 1840s-1852
I wanted to make an 1850s style dress for an actress that would be playing that would be portraying a wealthy 42-year-old woman who has just married for the second time. I wanted something elegant, striking, yet conservative. I used this pattern as the base, and then added my own elements to complet... more...
16 comments
 

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My mother was a seamstress, and she had me playing with a sewing machine by the time I was five years old. I used to sew a lot more. My mother passed away when I was 18, and I've continued to have tha... more

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