|Pattern Review ||10/28/12 5:57 PM|
|McCall's - 6513 Misses' Tops |
Close-fitting, pullover top with gathered front.
Generous, very generous.
I cut to my size based on the envelope measurements, but I really could have used a size smaller to start with. I have already taken a half inch off the shoulders, 1 inch off the sides, a...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/5/12 10:05 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 7328 Fall Handbags |
Messenger bag with removable padded camera inserts.
Cotton duck and home dec fabric.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
I wanted this to be a combination messenger bag and camera bag, with enough space to hold my wallet and small personal items.
|Website Review ||12/29/11 3:01 PM|
|Warehouse Fabrics |
How is the web site look & feel / user friendliness? Is it easy to surf?
I came across this site while searching for home dec fabrics. While they do carry some fashion fabrics, Warehouse Fabrics' main focus is on home dec. The website is pretty easy to navigate, with fabric grouping by style (contem...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/6/11 10:41 PM|
|Butterick - 5682 Misses' Jeans and Trousers |
At waist, fitted jeans and semi fitted trouser, contoured waistband and fly zipper. I made the trouser-styled jeans.
Having had some weight gain, and being that it had been a while since I made pants, I very carefully took my measurements and cut the size 18. I...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/11/11 10:11 PM|
|New Look - 6936 Misses Dresses |
Loose fitting pull-over dress, designed for knits. Sleeve and neckline variations included in the pattern.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Were the instructions easy t...more...
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