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Pattern Review 12/2/13 4:40 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8278 MISSES'/MISSES' PETITE TOP, DRESS, SASH AND SKIRT
It is the first day of summer today in the southern hemisphere and I distinctly felt that I need some more colour in my wardrobe. Lagenlook in monotones is all very well, and black and grey look artsy and sophisticated yada yada, but I have had enough of sack-and-ashes for a while. Unfortunately th...more...
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Pattern Review 11/1/13 8:32 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 82155-1007 Simple Top
i wasn't going to write a review for this top as it is so simple. What convinced me to do it after all was that it took so little fabric and is a great way to make use of a remnant, or maybe a very expensive fabric you love but can't afford to buy a lot of. My fabric piece was about100cm, so a littl...more...
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Pattern Review 9/30/13 3:54 PM
Tessuti - Fave top
This is the conversation I had with myself prior to making this top: Me: It's the weekend, time to sew up some of that stash. It's getting warm enough to wear all that linen I bought on my last trip Me: Oh goodie, what will you make? There is lots of interesting stuff on your pinterest board you ...more...
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Pattern Review 9/7/13 9:49 PM
Tessuti - Fave top
I want to put in a good word for large bold prints in combination with simple, loose patterns. I know some people avoid large prints because they can add pounds visually, but hey, would you rather wear a to-die-for print and look a bit chubbier than usual, or do you want to look like a mouse, but s...more...
22 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/8/13 6:27 PM
Tessuti - Jac shirt mash-up
Lately I have been sewing from fashion photos collected on my pinterest board, and consequently it is seldom easy to ascribe the resulting garments to a specific pattern. I usually try to find a similar pattern or patterns and modify as required. This shirt is a true frankenpattern mash-up, where se...more...
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