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oldfashionedgirlsews 
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Pattern Review 11/8/14 0:27 AM
Contest - Sewing Bee Round 1
Sewing Bee Week One - A-Line Skirt Pattern Used and how it fits the criteria: Butterick 3659; flared skirt in two lengths with yoke and waistband. I altered the pattern to make it more of and a-line, and instead of the yoke and waistband I replaced it with a self drafted shaped waistband. Fabric ... more...
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Pattern Review 2/23/13 12:23 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 259307-1001 olde country costumes
This was such a fun project! My original inspiration was the folk costumes from "The Sound of Music", which prompted me to look up Austrian dirndls and found one that became my RTW inspiration for this outfit. Pattern Description: For the Jumper I used a nordic style Olde Country Costumes pattern... more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/26/12 10:06 PM
Simplicity - vintage 4101 girls one-piece dress
This was a Christmas gift for my little sister. This pattern is from 1952, and for a added bonus the truck she is sitting on in the picture is also from 1952 :) she is wearing it with a very full flounced petticoat I made to go with it that turned out with a 15 yard lower edge :0 I also made a ma... more...
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Pattern Review 11/14/12 6:00 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 259307-1000 jeans to a skirt
Pattern Description: gored skirt with yoke Fabric Used: three pairs of jeans from St.Vincent de Pauls cutter bin, one black and two blue. I ripped out the inner leg seams and cut of each leg so that I had a flat piece of fabric with a seam running down the middle. Then out of that I cut the gores ... more...
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Pattern Review 9/27/12 10:38 PM
Simplicity - 3688 This is so 1940s!
Pattern Description: women's blouse, skirt, pants and lined jacket, I made the jacket. Pattern Sizing: 10-18 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? pretty close Were the instructions easy to follow? I did not follow the instructions, but I did ... more...
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