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Pattern Review 2/5/13 4:51 PM
McCall's - 5169 Girls' Skirts
Pattern Description: Girl's skirts - 1 pattern, 6 looks. Skirt has faced front waist, casing, elastic back waist and lower section variations; skirt A has applique trim; skirts A, D have ribbon trim; skirt B has lace trim; skirt F has self- fringe and contrasting lower ruffle. I made the view B....more...
Pattern Review 2/5/13 4:09 PM
McCall's - 5061
This was intended to be my entry for the OPML 2012 contest last June. I had a third dress planned but it didn't happen due to lack of time. I didn't post this review for the contest because I couldn't figure out how these web albums work. I have now figured out Picasa somewhat, so I'm doing all my...more...
Pattern Review 2/5/13 2:43 PM
McCall's - 6365 Apron
I wanted to make my parents aprons for Christmas and this pattern was in my stash (I believe its OOP now, even though it dates from 2011. Apron #1 - for my Dad who is Mr. BBQ in the summer. I wanted a heavy-duty light-coloured apron which would protect his clothes but not be too hot in the sun. I ...more...
Pattern Review 2/4/13 9:46 AM
New Look - 6583 Child Dress, Skirt, Coat and Jacket
Pattern Description: Girls' dress & pullon skirt with flounces; two styles of jackets. All unlined. This review is for the jacket view F. Pattern Sizing: Girls' 3 - 8. This jacket was a size 6 for my skinny 6yr old DD#2. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were d...more...
Pattern Review 2/3/13 12:28 PM
McCall's - 5697
Pattern Description: "Loose fitting, unlined jacket has self-lined yoke, collar and front buttonhole and button closures; jacket A has short sleeves with stitched hem; jackets B, C, D have patch pockets; jacket B has below elbow sleeve with ruffle; jacket C has long sleeves and purchased flowers; j...more...
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