|Pattern Review Work in Progress||3/5/08 1:01 PM|
|Other - Wardrobe Contest 2008 |
My wardrobe will include:
4 tops -
Simplicity 386 view C - tie-front blouse in yellow cotton
Vogue 8451 - knit top in navy
Vogue 8451 - knit top in green
McCall's 5585 view A - knit top in navy, with white rick-rack design (inspired by Anthropologie)
4 bottoms -
Simplicity 4237 view D - wide leg...more...
|Sewing Tip ||9/20/06 5:20 PM|
|Press Cloths on Hand |
Not sure if this has been suggested...I have a little basket near my sewing table that I keep prewashed, precut, rolled press cloths. I find that I go through a lot of press cloths especially when I'm doing a lot of fusing or working with bleedable/colored fabrics. I like a fresh one with each new...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/22/06 12:49 PM|
|Simplicity - 9823 6 Skirts Made Easy |
Pattern Description: 6 varieties of skirts, knee length and longer. Some have front pleats, and some are plain front. I made the knee length version with two front pleats.
Pattern Sizing: 8-14. I made a 14 but should have made a 12.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope on...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/22/06 12:43 PM|
|Simplicity - 5500 6 Tops Made Easy |
Pattern Description: 6 variations of summer tops, all button in the back. I made two tops: the halter that ties around the neck (main picture above), and the strapless tube top (I added a neck strap to this.)
Pattern Sizing: Pattern includes sizes 12-18. I made a size 14 and it fit comfortably, ...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/22/06 12:28 PM|
|Simplicity - 5199 Variety of 6 skirts |
Pattern Description: Variety of six skirts. I made two: one with a scalloped hem (please note that the hem isn't wonky, it's just the way it came out in the photo!), and the other with front pockets and button trim (main picture).
Pattern Sizing: 6-12. I made a 12 and was happy with the fit.
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I am 33 years old and live with my husband and two cats. I have a few creative hobbies, but sewing is my favorite. I absolutely love to sew. I am inspired by the feminine and unique styles of desig...more
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