|Pattern Review ||9/22/10 4:13 PM|
|McCall's - 5052 Shirt in Two Lengths & Tie Bel |
I saw the cotton in a quilt shop and thought it would make a fun summer shirt. I didn't intend to have a contrasting collar but was inspired by fellow PatternReviewer Freya Stark's placement of pockets and wanted to do the same -- placing properly into the print cut into my collar fabric. I intended...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/18/10 2:10 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1159 Misses' Dress |
Pattern Sizing: I usually sew a 12 with upper waist length modifications. This pattern did not allow for alteration; the 12 sewed up fine for me.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. The armholes are fairly deep as the picture shows.
|Pattern Review ||1/10/10 9:02 PM|
|Simplicity - 9782 baby layette |
Pattern Description: Baby Layette - I used the onesie pattern
Pattern Sizing: Size M, 18-21 lbs.
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? Yes.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the patt...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/2/10 10:34 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8064 |
The top of this is an older Vogue pattern (year: 2005) that I combined the bottom of another one -- McCall's 4643 (1989 yikes!)
The alteration on the halter top, I put a separating zipper in the back and lined it with silk. I used a slight zig zag over a thin ribbon on the inside of the top near...more...
|Pattern Review ||11/10/08 5:23 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 3573 Jacket |
Pattern Description: out of print jacket with various collar options
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?yes
Fabric Used:Hawaiian fabric and a linen
Pattern Alterations or an...more...
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