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Pattern Review 12/12/14 3:32 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 255359-1000
I couldnt find a pattern for a Baker Boy style cap and any I found online weren't quite what I wanted so I traced pieces of a hat I already had then fine tuned it with a couple of muslin fittings. I'm really happy with the result. The hat was made from 8 sections and I used 2 pieces of canvas inter... more...
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Pattern Review 11/27/14 4:18 AM
Vogue Patterns - 9041 Mens jacket and panta
I picked this pattern for trousers for my husband as my son wants a jacket and it's c,one to what he's asked for. I'm really happy with it, I'd used another vogue suit trouser pattern so much it had disintegrated, this time I'll make a permanent copy! I particularly liked the inner construction, ... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/13/14 6:43 AM
New Look - 6035
I had been asked to help a young friend to sew and our first project together was a tartan wool d skirt which she mastered magnificently under my guidance, a crash course in matching checks, not ideal for the first ever garment but only requiring help with the zip. Whilst choosing fabric she fell in... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/28/14 4:55 PM
Butterick - 5030
Pattern Description: Misses dress belt and sash Pattern Sizing: 8-14 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes although I made alterations to the pattern to accommodate the amount of fabric I had available. Were the instructions easy to fo... more...
4 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/29/14 7:52 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8648 Misses' Dress
Pattern Description: Misses dress Pattern Sizing: 8-14 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes although there was no view for a bias tartan straight dress, it looked like we imagined it would. My sons girlfriend was going to an Internat... more...
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My granny taught me to sew when I was 9 on a singer treadle and at 15 I made a cord tailored jacket on it. I taught myself to sew from books and videos and by the time I was 20 I was doing alteration... more

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