|Pattern Review ||8/18/04 7:20 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 2797 NY NY Dress |
Vogue describes this dress as a "semi-fitted dress [with] assymetrical hem and upper front variations." They don't mention it is cut on the bias, which might be handy to know.
I wanted to use stretch lace, so I went down two full sizes. I would normally choos... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/5/04 2:12 PM|
|Kwik Sew - 3167 Misses' Camisoles & Panties |
Pattern offers a selection of two close-fitting camisoles and four panty options: two boycut versions and two thong-back versions; either stretch lace or a stretchy lycra-blend fabric can be used. The cami cups are shaped with a princess-seam and then eased or gathered to the ... more...
|Pattern Review ||7/22/04 7:44 PM|
|Burda - 8315 Junior's Hip Pants |
Please excuse the poor quality photo and the view of my belly. Man, do I need to do situps!
These are low-riding cropped wrapped pants with either a tie or button closure. Options include drawstring hems and a below-the-knee side pocket. Recommended fabrics are light-weight li... more...
|Pattern Review ||4/19/04 8:39 PM|
|Burda - 8778 (modified) |
Note of Explanation:
This is both a review of Burda 8778 and my modification. The modified version is the green sweater knit posted above.
This is a recently OOP Start 2 patterns. I can't find it online anywhere and I don't have a scanner, so I apologize for not having a view... more...
|Sewing Tip ||9/19/03 2:00 PM|
|skirt zipper detail |
I was given a wool skirt a few years ago that I had since sort of thrown in the closet and forgotten about until I wore it yesterday. It has a really nifty detail I thought worth sharing.
The skirt is lined and faced (no waistband), and one side seam has a separating zipper inserted the entire leng... more...