|Pattern Review ||4/3/13 8:54 PM|
|McCall's - 5875 Misses' Dress |
I used this pattern as a basic pattern sloper to draft this dress that I made for Round 2 of the "Sew-vivor" sewing competition. Because the theme for this round was "buttons," I drafted a button placket in the front (and removed the zipper in the back) and added a button-embellished peter pan colla...more...
|Pattern Review ||3/22/13 12:39 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 9668 Misses & Misses Petite Dress |
I used the bodice portion of this pattern to create a dress for the Sew-vivor sewing competition. (Go check it out--voting ends tonight (3/22/2012) at midnight!) The bodice has a great sweatheart neckline, darts at the side bust and underbust, short sleeves and a separate midriff portion.
Did it lo...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/31/08 8:42 PM|
|Contest - Mini Wardrobe - Aug 2008 Sugar and Spice |
It's done! I love how it turned out. It morphed a little between my brain and the final output, and I think it turned out great--I'll definitely wear everything. It has a great girly, vintage feel, and everything coordinates nicely. Here are the photos:
|Pattern Review ||8/31/08 11:05 PM|
|McCall's - 5590 High Waisted Pencil Skirt |
This is one of my garments for the mini wardrobe contest. Here is one finished outfit, and another photo.
Here it is with a jacket.
Pattern Description: High waisted pencil skirt.
Pattern Sizing: 6-12. It's pretty snug, so I went up a size from what I normally sew.
Did it look like the photo/dr...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/31/08 8:10 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8469 Very Easy |
This is one of the pieces I sewed for the mini wardrobe contest. Here is another really fun photo.
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted dress with lined bodice, front bow, and gathered skirt.
Pattern Sizing: 6-12. I had to go up a size from what I normally sew--I looked at the finished garment measur...more...
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