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Pattern Review 4/8/10 2:34 PM
Vogue Patterns - V8530 Very Easy Vogue
Pattern Description: Loose fitting dress with inverted pleat detail on center front. Two sleeve length. Pattern Sizing: Size 16-22 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? yes, except I needed to shorten the sleeve and hem. Were the instructions...more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/17/09 7:40 PM
Simplicity - 2714 Girl or Girl Plus Dresses & Tu
Pattern Description: empire waist dress with a variety of design features: sleeveless, flutter sleeve, or 3/4 sleeve; bubble skirt, A-line, or tier skirt. Design feauture--applique flowers. Pattern Sizing: girls 7-14 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewi...more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/5/09 9:25 AM
Colette Patterns - 1008 Oolong/bias cut dress
Pattern Description: Bias cut, six gore dress with ruching at the bodice. It is fully lined with facings. There are short gathered sleeves. A very feminine dress with a retro feel. Pattern Sizing: size 0-18 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with ...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 10/13/09 9:24 PM
Butterick - 5331 Butternick
Pattern Description: Unlined, semi fitted vest or jacket with princess seams. Variation in armhole, sleeves, and pockets. Belted or not. Pattern Sizing: 12-20 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. The envelope shows summer versions but I ...more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/20/09 9:10 PM
New Look - 6886 Misses Dresses and Jacket
Pattern Description: Sundress and Jacket--two bodice variation and an A-line skirt Pattern Sizing: 8-18 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, a nice cool sundress for summer. Were the instructions easy to follow? This was my first New Loo...more...
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