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Pattern Review 4/6/14 1:06 AM
Colette Patterns - 1005 Beignet
I found this really challenging! More in my blog post: Click Here. I found this pattern runs large, when I made my muslin the whole thing sat below my waist which tripped me up! I got it fitting eventually... The instructions can be a little sparse. I think it is a lovely design though. I trimmed ...more...
Pattern Review 2/14/14 10:45 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8766 MIsses Dress
Click Here to see more on my blog. 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
Click Here to see my blog post. 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! Main points: -It is drafted for D-cups- there is a tutorial on the in-...more...
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