|Pattern Review ||4/24/08 6:16 PM|
|Simplicity - 4647 Child's Special Occasion Dress |
These were flower girl dresses for my niece (age 4) and granddaughter (almost 6). The girls live out of state, so I worked to measurements their mothers sent - including a measurement from shoulder to floor, which proved useful in getting the length right! From the measurements I made a size three a...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/2/08 3:11 PM|
|New Look - 6670 Misses dress |
Pattern Description: Misses dress with detachable overskirt
Pattern Sizing: 8 to 18. I used size A, as the bride is a petite 5'2".
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Except for the gussets and train we added!
Were the instructions easy t...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/9/05 11:00 PM|
|Butterick - 3556 Men's Costume |
Men's costume pattern, featuring "Uncle Sam" in a tailcoat, pirate, jailbird, and pilgrim.
The pattern is sized XS, S M, though the dimensions are for numeric sizing. Go figure. Anyway, the M fit me fine, which suggests the sizes run small for real men.
Did it ...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/13/04 1:42 PM|
|Butterick - 6768 Wrap top |
Misses wrap top, 4 views. I made view C, but with 3/4 sleeves
Pattern Sizing:multiple sizes, I made an 18
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Except for the changes I made to the sleeves, yes.
Were the instructions ea...more...
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