|Pattern Review ||4/20/14 4:35 PM|
|New Look - 6022 Misses' Dresses & Bag |
This is a dress pattern but I just turned it into a top by shortening the length. So far I have only used it to make tops.
It's very quick to cut out and the instructions are easy to follow. It would be good for beginners because there are no zips or button holes. You can make it even quicker by c... more...
|Pattern Review ||11/1/13 8:41 PM|
|Amy Butler - AB051SP Spice Market Tote |
This is the smaller size of this tote bag design, which could double up as a handbag. There are a number of velvety bags in the shops at the moment so it looks current.
The instructions were a bit cramped and the diagram for the false bottom was distinctly unhelpful but we got there in the end.
|Pattern Review ||7/23/13 6:12 AM|
|Colette Patterns - 0003 Sorbetto |
Lauren from Guthrie and Ghani spread the word about this much loved free pattern. All around the internet, Sorbetto lovers were apparently whipping them up in an afternoon. This was not my experience.
The pattern photo and the instructions definitely look beautiful and were ... more...
|Pattern Review ||7/16/13 1:42 PM|
|McCall's - 6361 Misses Pants in two lengths, Shorts, and Skirt |
I made the skirt with fly front and pockets and cut the 10 which worked well. It did look like the photo but I had actually chosen it because of the pattern line drawing, which was a bit misleading.
As usual I messed up inserting the zip when following the pattern instructions. To me, there seems ... more...
|Pattern Review ||5/18/13 11:06 AM|
|Burda - 7185 Misses skirt |
Patter Type: fitted A line skirt. I made View A
Size: 6-18. I made size 12 and shortened the pattern before I cut the fabric.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes - exactly! I bought the pattern because the fabric in the photo was the f... more...