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Pattern Review 4/1/12 2:24 PM
Simplicity - 2466 Child's Sportswear
Pattern Description: "child's dress, top, capri pants, tote, headband and ponytail holder." I would amend this to "circular cut dress with hemband, flat yoke, elastic angel sleeves and large flower embellishment" at least for the dress. I made the size 4 based on DGD's measurements and the patte...more...
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Pattern Review 3/17/12 3:27 PM
Simplicity - 2171 child's dress, top,pants, bag and hair accessory
Pattern Description: "Child's dress, top, pants, bag and hair accessory". I have heard this design described around the web as a "knot dress". Pattern Sizing: Comes in 3-8, all in one envelope. I made the seven which looks large to me but my grandaughter is very slender. Did it look like the ph...more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/3/12 7:32 PM
Simplicity - 2284 Misses' & Miss Petite Jacket
Pattern Description: " Lined jacket in two lengths with trim variations. Separate patterns for A,B,C, and D cup sizes." Pattern Sizing: I used the C cup in a size 6 for above the waist and a twelve in the hips. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing ...more...
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Pattern Review 1/28/12 7:41 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 50541-1003 The Tablecloth Skirt
Pattern Description: This is a skirt piqued the interest of fellow blogger, Shams. She was determined to figure out it's design and she did. It's a large square with a circle cut out in the middle for the waistline. Then four rectangles are attached to the sides of the square and stitched together t...more...
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Pattern Review 12/8/11 8:51 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 50541-1002 Leather and Lace
This was a pattern of my own design. It is almost flat, has a shaped gusset between front and back, a large cuff at the top edge of the bag, and vintage embellishment. I found this design quite easy to make and the entire bag, lining and al,l took 4 1/2 hours, start to finish. I love the simple...more...
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