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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...
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...
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...
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...
Pattern Review 8/16/11 11:31 AM
New Look - 6774 Misses Design Your Look Dress
I thought this dress was very simple and I have had a lot of compliments on it. One thing that I would recommend for this dress is if you're using a cotton or any fabric that is tiny bit stiff, consider how much you want gathered. I had to take some of the extra out of the back because it was almost...more...
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