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Pattern Review 2/1/13 7:58 PM
Butterick - 5485 Misses' Top, Tunic and Dress
Pattern Sizing: I made the size 6 top and waist tapered to a size 10 hip. 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, but I changed the order in which I did things. I prefer to put the back zipper in ...more...
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Pattern Review 4/30/11 5:37 PM
Butterick - 5145 Misses Coat
Pattern Sizing: 8-10-12-14. I cut a straight size 8, removing two inches from the bottom hem of the coat and shortening the sleeve by one and a half inches at the adjustment line. I ended up putting a little bit back onto the sleeve length by adjusting the hem at the bottom once the coat was put t...more...
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Pattern Review 3/3/11 1:46 AM
Butterick - 5485 Misses' Top, Tunic and Dress
Pattern Sizing: 6-8-10-12. I made the size 6 top and waist tapered to a size 10 hip. I had to let out just a bit around my ribcage, probably because my fabric was a tad heavy. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. Were the instructions...more...
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Pattern Review 2/28/11 9:38 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8317 MISSES'/MISSES' PETITE TOP, BELT AND SKIRT
Pattern Sizing: 6-8-10-12. I made the 10, taking the full petite adjustment and cutting off two inches off the bottom edge of the back ruffle. 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. The back ruf...more...
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Pattern Review 2/23/11 0:54 AM
Vogue Patterns - 7971 A-Line Skirts
Pattern Sizing: 8-10-12 -- I had made an 8 the first time around and probably should have sized up to a 10 for this particular fabric (see alterations below). 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? Ye...more...
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