|Pattern Review ||2/14/14 10:45 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8766 MIsses Dress |
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Really, this isn't a pure review of this pattern. I used the bodice and Lynda Maynard's Craftsy class on fitting to produce a bodice that fitted me (which was very challenging, lol).
I used the skirt from Sewaholic's Cambie dress. And I used the construction inst...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/4/14 11:27 PM|
|Sewaholic Patterns - 1001 Pendrell Blouse |
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I have also made one previously, see here.
I think it's a great pattern. I did take my time fitting it, to get it just right (shorten through waist, sway back, big butt, rounded back shoulder, scooping out armhole in front). I took a smaller size in the waist to remo...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/20/14 11:49 PM|
|McCall's - 5974 |
I went over all my issues with the instructions and sizing of this pattern in my previous review so check that out here.
I think that will give a much higher chance of success for your sewing experience!
The other thing I did was frankenpattern a flutter sleeve from new look 6808 onto it.
You can ...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/7/14 10:41 PM|
|In-House - 3007 Cool Cowl Tank |
This is the second and third time I've made the pattern.
See my blog post on it here.
This time for me, I sized down by two sizes as it is quite a loose fitting pattern for a knit.
It's a really easy pattern to make- so fast!
-It is drafted for D-cups- there is a tutorial on the in-...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/11/13 2:51 PM|
|Butterick - 4443 |
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I attached a gathered skirt to it, instead of the half circle skirt included in the pattern (not enough fabric!).
For the skirt, I just ripped right across the width of the fabric, once for the front, and once for the back. That gave me a ratio of almost 3 time...more...
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