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Pattern Review 6/4/13 7:33 PM
Simplicity - 3782 Elizabethan Costume
Pattern Description: Costume for mid-sixteenth century bodice, skirt & over-gown. Although it says Elizabethan on the pattern, by choosing the right fabrics and making a few alterations with trim, it could be used for Spain, France, or Italy, too. Pattern Sizing: 14 - 20, I made a 14. The sizing...more...
Pattern Review 6/3/13 7:22 PM
No Pattern Used - 1910's Evening Dress 1910's Evening Dress
Pattern Description: For this pattern I used the grid on page 59 of Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion 2. I scaled up up for a 6'1" actress. Pattern Sizing: The pattern is one size, but using some math and some draping I was able to fit it to a 6'1" high school senior. Did it look like the photo...more...
Pattern Review 5/16/13 8:05 PM
Simplicity - 7274 Men's and Teen Boy's Civil War
Pattern Description: This pattern is for a Civil War costume for Men & Teens. The patterns is for a jacket, pants, and a sash. I made the pants. Pattern Sizing: XS - XL. My fashion victim is on the small side, and the small was a very good fit. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern...more...
Pattern Review 5/16/13 3:04 AM
No Pattern Used - 1 Roman Chiton
Pattern Description: Instructions for a Roman Chiton - very easy. This is the classic Roman and Greek gown worn as a basic or under garment. Pattern Sizing: This really is a one-size fits all because it is based on you. Choose a length of fabric, leaving plenty to drape, and make it as wide as y...more...
Pattern Review 5/15/13 11:52 PM
No Pattern Used - 2 Roman Stola
Pattern Description: A classic Roman Stola Pattern Sizing: One size fits all - use fabric long enough for the length you want it, and wide enough to drape. Fabric not big enough? Piece it! Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Mine did hav...more...
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