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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...
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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...
24 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/23/14 5:43 PM
Simplicity - 1418 Misses' Dress with Bodice Variations
Pattern Description: Project runway multi design dress Pattern Sizing: In this case all they had was size 12-20 and i actually needed the 8 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes12 Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes very easy ... more...
9 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/20/14 4:32 PM
Vogue Patterns - V8890 Mens Jacket Shorts and Trouser
Pattern Description: Mens suit Pattern Pattern Sizing: 34-40 Were the instructions easy to follow? I didn't use pattern instructions as I follow the construction method from the Sewing Guru which I feel give me very good results What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? Its q... more...
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