|Pattern Review ||5/14/15 12:54 PM|
|Simplicity - 1542 Misses' Jacket and Skirt |
Version: D - the skirt
Sizing: A size 14 was used for this skirt, and can best be related to a size 10 US in ready to wear. The skirt has a fitted waistband, but loose skirting thanks to the A-line shaping and gathering at center back and center front.
Fabric: chiffon and polyester lining
|Pattern Review ||3/17/15 4:54 PM|
|Simplicity - 1650 Misses and Petite Dress |
Version: I suspect that others have bypassed this pattern for any number of design elements not fitting their liking, for example the peplum. In fact, I am not sure why this pattern ended up in my stash other than it was on sale. I am so happy it did though, because I love the way the sheath turn... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/10/14 12:18 PM|
|Butterick - 5956 Misses' Top and Belt |
I may have surprised you if you have arrived at this post expecting a mock wrap shirt and instead find a cute little summer dress. My first attempt of Butterick 5956 as drafted, was a mess. I chose the wrong fabric (crisp cotton) that aided in awkward gaping at the neck crossover (think full breas... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/5/14 3:45 PM|
|Butterick - 5949 Misses' Dress |
Version: D-fully lined dress with bias-cut, pleated bodice, cap sleeves, and fitted skirt
More pictures and points of interest my completed project can by found by following this link to my personal blog.
Sizing: The model portrays this dress as loose fitting, but in practice I found it to be l... more...
|Pattern Review ||7/7/14 11:46 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8886 Misses' Top, Dress and Pants |
Version: Version B - Dress with cap sleeves
Sizing: Size 12-C through bust to 14 in hip with additional tailoring. We all have curves that this dress can easily fit around in a smooth flattering fashion, since the "custom fit" bust is constructed with princess seams and seven panels.
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