|Pattern Review ||2/1/11 10:22 AM|
|Simplicity - 2585 Baby Hats In Three Sizes |
Pattern Description: Baby hats in three sizes; I sewed a medium in View C, with the little bear ears.
Pattern Sizing: S/M/L; they all tie on under the chin, so there's some flexibility there.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Sure did.
|Pattern Review ||1/4/11 1:12 PM|
|Simplicity - 3752 Misses Aprons |
Pattern Description: Misses' Aprons; I sewed up View A, the full apron with halter straps.
Pattern Sizing: S/M/L; I sewed up a medium, and it would've been a decent fit on me (RTW 12-ish).
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Sure did! Thoug...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/26/10 2:25 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1170 Misses' Top And Skirt |
Overall this is a cute pattern, and I will sew it up again. I agreed with finishing the seam allowances with bias tape, but that adds a fair bit of time to this pattern; otherwise it would go together pretty quickly. A size 16 fits me quite nicely, and the seam of the bottom flounce is pretty perfec...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/18/09 9:47 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1086 MISSES' DRESS |
There sure are some good lookin' V1086's already out there! But I wanted to add my experience with the pattern. I think it's drafted well, all the pieces went together fine for me, and I like a lot of the techniques in the instructions. I think the armscye is a little too big/roomy, and the bodice i...more...
|Pattern Review ||3/18/09 9:26 AM|
|McCall's - 5330 Button Front Pencil Skirt |
Pattern Description: Misses' Skirts.
Pattern Sizing: 4-6-8-10, 12-14-16-18; I sewed a 16 for my 34" high waist, and it's snug, but well fitting.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Sure, I guess; basic straight skirt, four darts in front & ...more...
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