|Pattern Review ||2/18/16 10:10 AM|
|New Look - 0813 Tweens Dress |
Tween sized sleeveless, knee length dress.
I've had MAJOR issues with sizing with patterns from the Big 3. (Newlook is by Simplicity.) I almost always have to make significant adjustments or there is just simply too much wearing ease built into the design. ... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/19/14 0:12 AM|
|McCall's - 6838 Misses' Dress (Elsa Costume) |
Note: This pattern was used as the base of a costume. This is not a traditional review of this pattern.
This year's costume request was Elsa from the Disney movie Frozen. My daughter did not like either the licensed patterned put out by Simplicity or the inspired one put out by McCalls, so I set ... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/31/14 11:15 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 7819 CHILDREN'S JACKET AND DRESS |
My daughter needed a semi formal dress for her competition. She needed a full or loose skirt for her harp, but we weren't finding anything suitable, RTW. I remembered I had this in my stash. She picked out all the fabrics and I went to work!
This is my third time with this dress so I'll not go... more...
|Pattern Review ||11/1/12 0:57 AM|
|McCall's - 5962 |
Note: This pattern was used as a base for a costume. There were a lot of changes and alterations, so this is not a traditional review of this pattern.
Super Why is one of the shows my two-year is currently into so I decided on this for his costume this year.
First, I dealt with the fit of... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/14/12 1:55 AM|
|McCall's - 6187 Misses'/Children's/Girls' Storybook Costumes |
I made this costume in Sept/Oct 2011, but I'm just now getting a chance to finish the review. Thank you for looking!
The yardage for costume D includes the cape and skirt of the dress together. I chose to make the dress out of a different fabric than the cape, so I had a t... more...