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chickenlips

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Pattern Review 1/21/14 8:02 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8766 MIsses Dress
I made this as my wedding dress with inspiration from a dress I'd seen on ebay. Pretty much all the components used to make the dress and bouquet came from ebay except the beaded guipure lace used on the hems which came from a lady in the US who was selling it on etsy. It consists of the main ...more...
25 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/17/12 1:36 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 06-2008-115b Dress
Pattern Sizing: 3EUR 6-44 Were the instructions easy to follow?I had a quick look at the instructions just to check there was nothing unusual, and then did my own thing. I did need them though for the in seam pockets with flaps. I thought I was being clever by stitching the pockets with a 3/8" s...more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/23/12 4:35 PM
Sewaholic Patterns - 1103 Minoru Jacket
Pattern Sizing: 0-16 which is a regular 4-20 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes, very much so Were the instructions easy to follow?I found the instructions to be aimed at someone who knew what they were doing, ie they told you what to d...more...
17 comments
 
Pattern Review 10/2/11 12:57 PM
Simplicity - 2403 Misses Dresses
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, except I changed the sleeves Were the instructions easy to follow?Yes, very good Fabric Used: Hmm not sure what this is. It's like soft moleskin on the outside but the reverse is gold lame! You can j...more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 9/6/11 2:23 PM
Simplicity - 2181
Pattern Description: Pattern Sizing:I used a 16, grading down to a 12 at the waist and gradig upto a 20 at the hips (to alleviate the pouchy look!) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, except I lengthened it to a dress Were the instru...more...
4 comments
 
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I've been sewing since around 9 years old when I used to make clothes for my dolls, but haven't really done anything for about 10 years now, and am just getting back into it again. I love fabric and ...more

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