|Pattern Review ||6/9/13 2:34 PM|
|Deer&Doe - Robe Reglisse Robe Reglisse |
As soon as I saw the Deer and Doe summer patterns I immediately ordered all three and made them up as soon as they arrived from France just seven days later. Having never made a Deer and Doe pattern I went with my measurements and was between two sizes so I decided to size up to the larger of the tw...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/2/13 3:17 PM|
|Colette Patterns - 1017 Peony |
I made Colette Peony in an ivory cotton lace. Despite having admired this cute, super simple, 60s inspired pattern since its arrival on the Colette website I have been pretty slow to jump on the Peony band wagon. Well wasnt that silly- I LOVE this dress!
It is a subject often addressed in the sewin...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/10/13 3:01 PM|
|Colette Patterns - 1019 Clover |
This is such a FAB trouser pattern! I love love love 60s style trousers- even more so after watching Celia rock some in 'The Help'.
I just think the high waist, slim leg and no fly-front combination is soooo elegant and flattering.
My plan for these had always been primarily as blue jeans. I am ...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/8/13 5:24 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1083 MISSES' COAT |
At the start of the Autumn it occurred to me that I needed some staple, comfy, warm winter garments and I went out on a couple of trips to pick some up. On my travels I couldnt help noticing gorgeous camel coats everywhere. I loved the warm neutral colour and the lovely soft fabrics and at the time...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/30/13 4:31 AM|
|Colette Patterns - 1007 Sencha |
I made this beautiful pattern up in straight Colette size 2 and I only made two teeny alterations to it.
Firstly I lowered the neckline 2cm (I get a bit claustrophobic with high necklines for some reason!) and because I have a long body I shortened the tucks by 1.5 cm as otherwise they kind of ca...more...