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Pattern Review 3/7/14 6:36 PM
Papercut Patterns - 1018 Ensis Tee
Pattern Description: From the website: "A comfy colour block knit tee that can be made with sleeve and hem cuffs to make into a cute winter jersey or a slightly cropped sleeve and curved hemline perfect for the hotter months. The perfect tee to keep you covered for both Summer and Winter!" I made ...more...
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Pattern Review 2/17/14 7:30 PM
Simplicity - 2341 Misses' Jacket
Pattern Description: Misses' jacket with princess lines and trim and pocket variations. I made View B. Pattern Sizing: I made my usual size 8 at the neck blending to a 12 at the hips. The jacket is a little snug across the shoulders, and since making it, I've learned that I need to do a broad back...more...
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Pattern Review 2/17/14 6:54 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1320 Misses' Coat
Issey Miyake Semi-fitted, lined coat has rolled collar, yokes, side panels, no shoulder/side seams, side front pockets and two-piece (bias upper) sleeves. Coat on me Pattern Sizing: I made a 12. Normally, for tops and dresses, I start with an 8 at the shoulders and blend out to a 12 at the hips. For...more...
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Pattern Review 6/16/13 10:48 AM
McCall's - 6747 Misses' Top and Dresses
Pattern Description: Pullover, close-fitting top and dresses have button neck and front bands, and stitched hems. A: narrow hem on sleeves. C: button flaps. A,C: pockets. B,C,D: fitted through hips. C,D: back hemline slit. Pattern Sizing: I made my usual 8 at the shoulders blending to 12 at the hi...more...
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Pattern Review 3/29/13 3:37 PM
StyleArc - Demi Drape Top Demi Drape Top
Pattern Description: Cowl neck top with build-in cami. Back of top Pattern Sizing: StyleArc patterns are single-size only. I used size 8. I forgot to grade out at the hips, which I normally do, but it turned out not to be a problem. The hips are a little snug, but not excessively so. Did it look l...more...
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My mother taught me to sew when I was about 8. I sewed up until I graduated from college. Started sewing again when I bought a house - mostly home dec projects. After spending a lot of time on home re...more

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