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mrspenguin

mrspenguin  star
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Pattern Review 6/26/07 5:18 PM
Simplicity - 4686 Jessica McClintock Special Occ
Pattern Description: Jessica McClintock Special Occasion Dress in Two Lengths Pattern Sizing:P5 12-20. I made the 12 using the petite-able markings and considerable bodice modifications. We probably could have used a 10, although some modifications would have still been necessary. Did it look like...more...
13 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/14/06 11:34 PM
Simplicity - 4334 Misses Skirt, Jacket & Bag
Pattern Description: Special Occasion skirt, jacket, shrug, poncho, and bag Pattern Sizing:6,8,10,12,14. I made a 12 after testing on a muslin. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes. I made the short sleeve jacket, skirt, and bag. (C, F, G...more...
10 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/10/06 12:12 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 09-2006-126A coat
Pattern Description: Fitted and tailored jacket with flared hemline, a wide notched collar and lapels. Pattern Sizing:I made a 40 but after alterations, it was probably a 38. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes, except mine is shorter. ...more...
20 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/3/06 2:20 PM
McCall's - 3282 Renaissance - Anne Boleyn
Pattern Description: Women's Renaissance gown Pattern Sizing:12-14-16. I made a 12 but could have started with a 10, probably. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? In the general bones of it, yes. Were the instructions easy to follow? Didnā...more...
12 comments
 
Pattern Review 9/29/06 3:40 PM
New Look - 6244 Misses Dress snd Slip Dress
Pattern Description: Misses Dress and Slip Pattern Sizing:I cut a 12 on top and a 14 on the bottom. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes. Were the instructions easy to follow?Very. What did you particularly like or dislike about the pa...more...
15 comments
 
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I've sewed on and off for years. As a child, because my mother always did and I thought I was supposed to. As a young adult, because I needed career clothes and didn't have much money. As a young moth...more

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