|Pattern Review ||3/20/13 8:36 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1102 MISSES' DRESS |
Sizing: The dress was made using the size 14 markings on the pattern. I selected the size, based on ease, that would be tailored but loose fitting. Multiple muslins were used to adjust sizing to my body shape and design adjustments.
Fabric: 3.5 yrds cotton velvet; 1 yrd polyester crepe for l...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/19/13 9:44 AM|
|McCall's - 4261 Spa Collection |
This shirt review is part of a larger collection that features sportswear. I am so thrilled with how well it turned out that I look forward to trying some of the other pieces out.
Sizing: medium (36” bust ease)
Fabric: ribbed knit, heavy weight
Assembly time: 2 hrs
Were the instructions ...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/5/13 8:55 AM|
|Simplicity - 1699 Misses' & Miss Petite Sportswear |
Version: view B
Sizing: 12 (best guess a size 6 in RTW)
Fabric: wool tricotine roughly 1 yrd with linen collar
Assembly time: 4 hrs
Were the instructions easy to follow? The directions are great. I had no problems following them during construction and recommend perusing as a reference. ...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/29/13 11:03 AM|
|Simplicity - 1877 Misses' Dresses |
Version: The lovely view B with full skirt and flounces on the shoulder.
Sizing: My dress was cut and made from a size 12 as per the guidance on the reverse side of the pattern. My best guess is this sizing would make a 10 in ready to wear. The looser fit makes for a causal look that is comfort...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/18/12 9:30 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8701 Misses' Jacket, Dress, Skirt And Pants |
If you hear one thing about this pattern, hear this---MAKE A MUSLIN!!! The bodice has very strange sizing.
Sizing: 12 with MANY alterations
Fabric: wool with cotton shirting for lining
Assembly time: 4 hrs cutting pattern, 3 hrs on muslin, 17 hrs dress, 3 hrs hand sewing; total 27 hrs
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