|Pattern Review ||7/28/13 3:32 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 24644-1003 A-Line Skirt |
This skirt was originally meant to be a reversible wrap skirt, and is my 2nd oldest UFO (the oldest is an unfinished quilt). I don't know what I was thinking because the fabric I paired it with didn't have the same characteristics so there was a fair bit of sagging. I ended up taking the whole thin...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/22/13 8:25 PM|
|New Look - 6020 Misses' Dresses |
This project was a UFO twice. I started it about 2 years ago before I started my current job. The first time I returned to this garment, it was to convert it to a skirt when it became clear that the bodice couldn't be salvaged because I loved the fabric so much. The second time was to completely ...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/20/13 7:33 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 24644-1002 Straight Skirt |
Your standard straight skirt. One pair of darts in the front, two pairs in the back. There's hundreds of tutorials out there on drafting one. This started out as a tracing from Butterick 3037, but it was so heavily altered that it wouldn't be fair to my skirt to admit it st...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/9/13 8:32 PM|
|Butterick - 4985 Misses' Top |
I cut an 8 at the bust graded to a 12 at the hips.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Were the instructions easy to follow?
What did you particularly like or dislike about the...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/3/13 10:58 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 24644-1001 Pajama Bottoms |
There's not much to say about this pattern. It was made by copying the last pair of pajama bottoms I bought for my husband, so they're pretty much your typical loose fitting pants with an elastic waistband. I think I need to redraft it, because the shape of the pieces makes them difficult to match...more...