|Pattern Review ||11/11/13 11:37 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - v8817 Color Blocked Tunic |
Pattern Description: Color blocked tunic top with shaped hem.
Pattern Sizing: This ran true to size according to my measurements. I made an 18.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, except I like my fabrics better. :-)
Were the inst...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/28/13 2:51 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8691 Misses' Top |
Pattern Description: Long sleeve semi-fitted top with neckband, princess seams, shaped hemline flounce, topstitching and raw-edge hem finish.
Pattern Sizing: I've learned to chose a pattern size based on finished garment measurements rather than the measurements given on the pattern. (See my artic...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/26/13 3:41 PM|
|Simplicity - 2174 Misses' |
Pattern Description: Dress in 2 lengths, with short, three-quarter sleeves or sleeveless, two shaped neckline options and in-panel pockets.
Pattern Sizing: My pattern envelope only went up to a 14, but I needed a few more inches. I was very thankful for the 1-inch seam allowances!
Did it look li...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/20/13 9:45 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8711 misses skirt |
Pattern Description: Fitted, above mid-knee or mid-calf length, mock wrap skirts.
Pattern Sizing: 8-12
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, except mine was too big.
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, it looks complicated but g...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/18/13 7:41 PM|
|Butterick - 5749 Misses Dress |
Pattern Description: Partially lined dress has bias front pleated bodice, bias midriff, slightly shaped front hemline, invisible side zipper and narrow hem. Designed for soft two-way stretch knits.
Pattern Sizing: According to the measurements I needed an 18. I cut out the 16 and it was perfect.
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