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Pattern Review Work in Progress Work in Progress4/15/14 1:53 PM
Simplicity - 2534 Child & Girl Jackets & Coats
This is a copy of a coat from Marie Chantal children's wear. Per the bargainista fashionista competition rules, I calculate a savings on 92% on this item over the retail. I have made the pattern once before and both times I found it well drafted and true to size. I recommend sizing up if you want ro...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 3/25/13 10:26 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8409 MISSES' DRESS
A wrap bodice with a slim skirt, this pattern has more versitility than it seems from the pattern envelope. I used a very non-officy fabric and changed it to sleeveless, so it didn't look too much like the envelope, but I feel the envelope pictures are true to the actual pattern. The instructions we...more...
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Pattern Review 12/31/12 11:31 AM
McCall's - 4338
Good baby doll basics in two sizes, M for 11"-13" dolls and L for 14"-16" dolls. Medium fits Corolle and Melissa and Doug 12" dolls very well. The pattern envelope is pretty blah and I think the finished items look better than the pictures. The instructions are fine, though I sometimes use different...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/3/13 2:31 PM
Oliver + S - OS036FT Fairy Tale Dress
Classic girl's dress with full skirt, fitted bodice, sleeve and collar options. Yes, it looked like the pattern envelope except for my changes. The instructions were, as always for Oliver and S, excellent. This pattern in particular walks learners through a full lining, crinoline and installing an i...more...
12 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/18/12 7:50 PM
Made By Rae - Washi Dress Made by Rae Washi Dress
A semi fitted, Empire waist dress with A line skirt and pockets. The instructions are easy to follow and are especially detailed with lots of pattern support on Rae's website. I loved the flattering, mom-friendly design elements, the practical pockets and the comfy rouching. I made and FBA, normal f...more...
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