|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...
|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...
|Pattern Review ||3/29/13 3:22 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8879 Misses Top |
Pattern Description: Pullover knit tops with neck and sleeve bands. I made view A, with the kimono sleeves and V-neck.
Back of top
Pattern Sizing: I made my usual 8 at the neck blending to 12 at the hips. I probably could have gone with a 10 at the hips. This top is not baggy, but it's not super ...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/29/13 1:02 PM|
|Burda - 7321 misses jacket |
Pattern Description: Fitted, lined jacket with princess seams, two-piece sleeves, and standing collar. Pleat at lower back creates a slight peplum look. Front pockets are in princess seams.
I made View B with the contrasting collar, pockets, and pleat, but I did not include the braided trim.
|Pattern Review ||1/22/13 9:34 AM|
|McCall's - 6612 Misses'/Women's Dresses |
Pattern Description: Close-fitting, pullover dresses. I made View D and added the sleeves from view B.
Pattern Sizing: 8-16. I made my usual 8 at the shoulders blending to a 12 at the hips.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes!
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