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Pattern Review 9/2/14 8:55 AM
New Look - 6675 bolero
I used duchess satin left over from my wedding dress for this in a size 16, which is my usual size and it fit well. This pattern takes lightly less than it states, as I was concerned that I didn't have enough, as I only had 1 metre when it states I need 1.10m but there was plenty with some to spare... more...
1 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/28/14 7:59 AM
Colette Patterns - 1003 Parfait
Pattern Sizing: I cut a size 10 (usually a 16 in Big 4) and the overall size was good, although I did need to make quite a few adjustments to the bodice piece. I knew this was made for a C cup and had seen a lot of people with a larger bust had not had to do an FBA so I had high hopes for this one... more...
3 comments
 
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...
27 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
 

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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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