|Pattern Review ||3/16/14 9:40 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8789 Dress and Cummerbund |
Pattern Description: High boat neck style dress with button closure at shoulders and zip at side. This dress is designed with border prints in mind.
Pattern Sizing: I made a 14 and only graded it out a little at the waist. I actually wish I hadn't because it is a little big but it's very comfort...more...
|Pattern Review ||9/30/13 3:40 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8766 MIsses Dress |
Pattern Description: Bodice with added straps and dirndl skirt.
Pattern Sizing: 12 with modifications
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Not really due to the skirt I used.
Were the instructions easy to follow?I didn't use them.
|Pattern Review ||7/28/13 9:15 PM|
|Simplicity - 1777 Misses Dress |
Pattern Description: Simplicity Circa 1943 Misses retro dress includes front inset with V or jewel neckline with button detail, front bodice ruching and pleated front slim skirt. Dress can be made with long or 3/4 sleeves. Simplicity archives vintage pattern
Pattern Sizing: 6 - 14. I made a 14. ...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/26/13 9:51 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 99383-1005 |
I entered a Great Gatsby inspired competition held by a local fabric store. We had around two months to create our entries and then they were judged on the night by two guest judges, one who worked on costuming in the real Great Gatsby movie!!!!!! I made the dress which is a straight underdress wi...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/28/13 6:02 PM|
|Simplicity - 1873 Misses' & Miss Petite Dresses |
Pattern Description: I used the bodice from Simplicity 1873 only. I then added a waistband and gathered skirt. I chose not to use the pleated skirt that came with the pattern as I had a border print fabric which needs to be cut on the crossgrain. Gathering the rectangular piece of border print m...more...