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Pattern Review 4/19/14 0:45 AM
Colette Patterns - 1025 Laurel
Pattern Description: Shift dress finished with bias binding, bust darts, back darts, and elbow sleeves with optional flounce. The whole 60s appeal of this dress is the roominess combined with the short length. So I shouldn't be tempted to take this dress below the top of the knee. On the other han...more...
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Pattern Review 4/17/14 2:03 AM
Colette Patterns - 1111 Licorice dress
This is the last dress featured in the Colette Sewing Handbook, which includes 5 patterns. Pattern Description: Lined dress with full elbow-length sleeves, rounded collar, back zip, and matching tie belt. Pattern Sizing: 0 to 18 I made an 8. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern enve...more...
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Pattern Review 4/4/14 12:46 PM
Japanese Pattern Books - B-2 Brigitte Bardot dress
This pattern book has a copyright from 1996, but since these classic styles are inspired by movies from the 60s, they are wearable now by retro fashionistas! See my review of the pattern book. Pattern Description: Lined dress from woven fabric with cut-on sleeves, vertical darts, underarm gusset, ...more...
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Book Review 4/2/14 5:03 PM
Fascinating Dresses from the Memorable 60s Movies
This book contains sewing patterns for vintage women's clothing styles inspired by "movie stars" from the past. Note: the link to see the book above is not what I intended. Here is the correct one. Amazon Japan Book Index/Chapter headings Grace Kelly, Catherine Deneuve, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Ba...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 3/27/14 5:54 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1224 misses dress
Spring is here and this is a cute dress that will prettily announce it's arrival! Pattern Description: Stretchy dress of knit fabric with elastic neckline and elastic waistband and wide above-elbow kimono sleeves. This dress is very comfortable. Pattern Sizing: 8 to 24 I made size 8. There was pl...more...
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