|Pattern Review ||8/16/11 5:27 PM|
|Sew Baby - 40 SewBaby Twirl Top and Pants Pattern |
This is a toddler's jumper top with a gathered skirt that buttons at the shoulders. It is designed to be sewn with quilting cotton. I have made it twice, both times in size 4.
The pattern piece for the skirt strips is a square (I measured just to be sure). If you look at the ... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/16/11 12:09 PM|
|Pink Fig - 6 Lydia Dress |
I have made this dress 7 times - one in size 3, two in size 5, and the rest are modified 6-7. Each time I adjusted the lengths for a custom fit.
This sleeveless dress pattern consists solely of rectangles. As such, it was very easy to modify the length of the bodice and skirt panels for a custom ... more...
|Pattern Review ||8/16/11 2:29 PM|
|Pink Fig - 1 the Lily Top |
This pattern has become a staple for me - I have made it 9 times (and counting) - I have made size 5 and size 7. I have always used quilting weight cotton. My criticisms are below:
My major criticism of the pattern is that the pieces simply do not line up. I have had this problem re... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/21/11 11:03 AM|
|Sew Baby - 42 SewBaby Easy Pieces Jumper Pattern |
This pattern is fine. Notes about it
- SewBaby patterns come on printer-weight paper (which I like, because they do not tear). They also come with each size in a different place, instead of all the sizes stacked on top of one another, which means you don't need to trace to preserve the pattern to... more...
|Pattern Review ||4/1/10 11:50 AM|
|Portabello Pixie - Claire Claire |
This is a pattern for a child's peasant dress/top or sleeveless knot dress with apron pattern. I choose this pattern because I like peasant dresses and also thought the apron and ties were adorable. The apron was also a chance to work on my applique skills.
I thought the instructions for this pat... more...