|Pattern Review ||5/22/13 2:04 PM|
|Cake patterns - 2222 Cabarita Knit Top |
Pattern Description: "The Cabarita knit top has cap or elbow length sleeves ending in a wide banded cuff. The front roll collar is based on a 1930's knitting pattern and fits very well into a modern wardrobe. Optional v-shaped "dessert stripe" bias cut back for extra effect and a more flattering fit... more...
|Pattern Review ||5/21/13 9:22 AM|
|Cake patterns - 0289 Hummingbird Peplum Top & Skirt |
Pattern Description: 4 distinct and interchangeable styles inspired by vintage and modern couture, and translated into wearable separates. Knit Top with horseshoe neckline, cap or elbow length sleeves and a seamles four-leaf-clover-shaped peplum. Optional mid-century sewing challenge: dickey and bia... more...
|Pattern Review ||4/28/13 3:56 PM|
|Simplicity - 1805 Misses and Plus Tops |
Pattern Description: Misses & Plus Size pullover knit top in two lengths with sleeve variations. I'm reviewing view F this time. (The review from my first make of this pattern is here.)
Pattern Sizing: XXS (4) to XXL (26)
Were the instructions easy to follow? They were easy enough to follow, but I... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/25/13 10:16 PM|
|New Look - 6165 Misses and Mens Pants and Shorts and Misses Skirt |
Pattern Description: Misses', men's and teens' pull on knit casual pants or shorts have front yoke and pocket and elastic waist with drawstring. Misses' only knit pants and flared skirt have wide, folded-down waistband.
I made an altered version of the view D skirt.
Pattern Sizing: XS-XL, correspo... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/21/13 2:57 PM|
|Tilly and the Buttons - 191837-1000 The Mathilde Blouse |
Pattern Description: A cute, versatile blouse with an understated elegance. Loose fitting with vertical tucks, gently puffed sleeves and button-back opening. Dress me up with a pencil skirt or dress me down with skinny jeans. Team with bright buttons to create a surprise when you turn around!
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