|Pattern Review ||5/3/16 4:28 PM|
|Advance Pattern Company - 3740 |
Kimono sleeve shirt dress with visible darts around the neckline.
Bought this one in a 38" bust. Had to take in the shoulders and bust a tad but the rest of the dress fit well.
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|Blog Post ||4/27/16 3:27 PM|
|Blog Post: Pattern Hack - Kimono Sleeve Shirt Dress |
Hello again sewing friends. Warm weather has started to arrive in my neck of the woods bringing with it thoughts of summer dresses that have yet to be sewn. Last year I fell in love with several 50's shirt dresses that came across my instagram feed. They all had scoop necklines, kimono sleeves and f... more...
|Pattern Review ||4/17/16 6:34 PM|
|Du Barry - 5510 |
Woman's two piece dress. Top is tucked in front and has a surplice closing which ties at left side. Three quarter or short sleeves may be used.
Original pattern was a bust size 32" which I graded up to a 36" bust.
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|Pattern Review ||3/31/16 8:49 AM|
|Simplicity - 4958 |
Dress bodice front has V shaped waist darts that radiate from the CF. Back is gathered at the waist instead of darted. This results in a semi fitted top that cinches in at the waist and then flows out in a narrow 4 paneled A-line skirt.
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|Pattern Review ||3/9/16 9:18 PM|
|Hollywood - 1032 |
Vintage 40's pattern featuring a peplum blouse with pointed collar and a slightly flared 4 gore skirt.
Pattern was for a 32" bust and I graded it up to a 36" bust.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?