|Pattern Review ||4/14/15 3:53 PM|
|New Look - 6262 Misses' Dress with Neckline Variations |
Pattern Description: Misses' dress with full skirt can be made sleeveless, short sleeved or with cap sleeves.Add a ribbon around the waist or make it with a lace overlay. Dress can also have a v-neck or boat neckline.
Pattern Sizing: 10-22. I made a 10 at the shoulders and bust and graded to a 12... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/27/15 4:21 PM|
|McCall's - 2401 Fitted sheath |
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted sheath dresses have front and back darts, back zipper closure, back slit and sleeve variations; dress A and B have V-neckline; dress C and D have square neckline; dress E and F have bateau neckline.
Pattern Sizing: 6-22, in trio sizing per packet. I chose the 10-1... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/17/15 2:09 PM|
|McCall's - 6796 Misses' Tops |
Editing to add a photo from the back. :-)
1. Why do you think this was voted one of the Best Patterns? I notice that a lot of the best patterns are for these cute knit garments that sew up fairly easily and involve less darting and seaming. I get it! I wanted to take a break from some of my mor... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/15/15 3:35 PM|
|Simplicity - 1054 Jacket w Peter Pan Collar |
Pattern Description: Vintage 1950s Jacket pattern with three variations, full-length with Peter Pan collar, bolero length, also with Peter Pan collar, and vest that is collarless. Option to add button closures. Options for two sleeve lengths or sleeveless.
Pattern Sizing: Single sized, vintage. ... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/28/15 12:49 PM|
|McCall's - 6886 Misses' Dresses |
Pattern Description: Close-fitting, pullover dresses have neckline variations, and stitched hems.
Pattern Sizing: 6-22. I used the 6 neckline for the crewneck version (wanted it to end a bit lower on the neck than the 10), a ten through the bodice and waist, and used my grading curve to grade to... more...
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