|Pattern Review ||10/7/10 6:00 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 135766-1007 Self Drafted Skirt |
Pattern Description: Self-Drafted Skirt with Applique
Lately, I've been trying my hand at drafting flat patterns. The skirt above was drafted using Design It Yourself Clothes by Cal Patch (Fantastic drafting book for sewers of all levels interested in drafting flat patterns). The applique design *...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/14/10 10:30 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 135766-1006 Asymmetrical strapless dress |
For the Ready to Wear Knock Off contest I found this adorable dress at Instyle.com website. I loved the asymmetrical (one shoulder) accent of the design and thought that it might be interesting in a lightweight denim.
The denim has a little bit of stretch which made draping with denim easier than ...more...
|Pattern Review ||9/14/09 3:33 PM|
|New Look - 6825 Misses Easy Dresses and Belt |
Pattern Description: Misses "Easy" Two-hour Dress and Belt
Pattern Sizing: Multiple sizes. I used size 14
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? It looked like the pattern pictures before my alterations.
Were the instructions easy to follow? ...more...
|Pattern Review ||9/7/09 9:45 AM|
|McCall's - m5541 |
Pattern Description: Lined Beret with elastic band (modeled by my lovely mom!!!)
Pattern Sizing: Fits 21.5 to 23.5 (S-M-L)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes it did. (Woo Hoo!)
Were the instructions easy to follow? Most of the instr...more...
|Pattern Review ||9/1/09 0:16 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 135766-1005 Flashback Dress |
Advanced Beginner Contest 2009
Sewing Experience (Added 08/27/09)I've had a "thing" for fashion and sketching designs since I was a little girl, but I didn't give any serious consideration to sewing until about 2 years ago - partly out of necessity (large family), but mostly out of a need for a cre...more...
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