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Pattern Review Today at 0:48 AM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 04-2003-113 Blouson
Here's a rather up to date pattern from a very back issue of Burda. I have many to look over and I picked this one for it's "biker" jacket feel and simplicity of design. It is suggesting the use of linen, and since I have recently acquired over 30 yards of linen, it gets a go. As I was tracing t... more...
 
 
Pattern Review 8/30/14 1:44 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8538 MISSES' JACKET
Here's this favorite pattern made up in a linen rayon faille. This turned out to be a nearly perfect fabric for this jacket. It is just crisp enough and slightly weighty. I like how the weave is defined enough that I could utilize it as a design element in the pocket insert. I really love this p... more...
 
 
Pattern Review 8/28/14 1:26 PM
Burda - 7394 PANTSUIT
This is an updated photo shoot...on my way to gym and this makes a good throw over to cover the stretch pants bum for errands. I had some double faced linen in red and deep blue that I wanted to use in a jacket that would feature both sides of the fabric. This is designed as a partially lined jac... more...
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Pattern Review 8/20/14 10:19 PM
Burda - 7213 jacket
Well since I felt the toile from Tuesday was pretty OK, without any red flags, I went ahead and made this up in a linen crossweave and went up a size (1st mistake but not deadly!). 2nd mistake: Notice the suggested fabrics do not include linen! Reason: too droopy once the collar is cut for the fa... more...
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Pattern Review 8/18/14 1:54 PM
Vogue Patterns - 2884 MISSES' JACKET
Here's another summer jacket from an OOP vintage reissue. I am amazed how well this came together and the fit was also really excellent. I did not do any of the daunting underling or pad stitching...this one is not even lined. The fabric I used was rather stiff and crunchy already and doesn't nee... more...
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I am off work in summer and use this time to make jackets, coats and tops. I mostly wear rtw jeans, but occasionally I'll make a pair of trousers or lounge pants. I knit in the winter if I am ... more

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