|Pattern Review ||10/29/12 0:26 AM|
|Simplicity - 3629 Misses Costumes |
Pattern Description: Vest/underdress costume with 5 variations in the package; I made the zoot suit-inspired view A.
Pattern Sizing: seemed to have more ease than the drawings imply. Although I went with measurements, making an 18 for bust & shoulders and grading to a 20 for waist and hips, I still...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/21/12 8:03 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8765 MIsses Dress |
I did not think this was the dress I'd get from that pattern, but it feels very Mad Men!! If you ever thought you *didn't* have curves... make this dress and they will be there. Just a tad low in the neckline for a workplace though, so I made a little white bit to put in with ...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/15/12 11:05 PM|
|Betz White - NA Sidekick Sling |
Pattern Description: From Betz White's blog: "The top has a fun asymmetrical opening with two over-sized grommets for the straps to attach. (BTW, the grommets are super easy to put on! No tools needed. They are made by Dritz and can be found at Joann's) There's an interior pocket, a magnetic snap cl...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/15/12 7:15 PM|
|Simplicity - 1806 Misses Top |
Pattern Sizing:I cut a 14. Fits true except I didn't expect the sleeves to stick out that much. Not doing them over though.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Sort of. The sleeve flanges stick out, and even thought used laundered cotton, it ...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/5/12 9:11 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 2960 MISSES' DRESS |
Pattern Sizing:I don't remember - I made this last summer!
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Mostly. I didn't understand some of the instructions and the pleats ended up backwards!
Were the instructions easy to follow?Somewhat. I had the ...more...