|Pattern Review ||8/31/11 8:50 PM|
|Burda - 7614 BOOTIE |
Baby booties, I made the mary J style booties not the lace ups. I tried to make the Rabbit/Carrot design.
My Niece is 6 months now and they are just starting to fit. I have moved the poppers up a bit though so it fits around the ankle.
Did it look like the pho...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/17/11 11:35 AM|
|Butterick - 4790 Retro '52 Wrap Dress |
I love this sun dress. I used an African wax print cotton fabric.
Because of the other reviews I was expecting problems. however with two little tweaks It is great...
1. I lengthened the bodice by about an inch. I did this because I am tall but I believe the extra material wrapping around the midd...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/17/11 11:09 AM|
|Simplicity - 2588 Misses and Miss Petite Dresses Project Runway Collection |
I love this little dress. It was tricky to make but I found the pattern very helpful. There are loads of options on this pattern which means it comes with a 'novel' of instructions which can be confusing.
A really good project if you want to advance your skills. There are lots of fiddly bits like c...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/14/11 9:06 PM|
|McCall's - 4002 Tunics,Caftans,Pants,Hat |
I made this for my husband to wear to a Nigerian wedding.
The bride had chosen a thick cotton material for the wedding guests. It has a cut out/laced pattern so I lined the trousers down to the knee.
After reading the reviews and looking at the pattern I made a small sized top and medium trousers ...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/14/11 8:29 PM|
|Butterick - 4919 Retro '52 Misses Dress |
I made this dress to wear to Nigerian wedding. I hope the wrapped waist compliments the head wrap.
The bride chose a thick cotton material for the wedding party. It has a cut out/laced pattern so I needed to line the skirt as well.
I had to raise the neck line an inch , after sewing the bodice to...more...