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Pattern Review 5/2/16 7:40 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8823 Bags
Pattern Description: Marcy Tilton bag pattern with six views. I did View G, a three section tote with a zipper across the top, lining and interior pockets Pattern Sizing: Three of the views on the pattern are quite large. I chose view G because it's smaller size is more in keeping with my size. Th... more...
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Pattern Review 7/12/15 9:55 PM
Butterick - 6172 Misses' Top and Tunic
Pattern Description: "Loose-fitting, pullover top or tunic has narrow hem and shaped hemline variations, wrong side shows." There are four views with various sleeve and hem options. I think the description would be better if it mentioned the three layers for the bodice. Pattern Sizing: I used a s... more...
22 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/23/14 5:48 PM
Butterick - 5960 Misses' Coat
Pattern Description: "Loose fitting coat has front extending into collar, side front seams, back extending slightly forward, side pockets stitched in place and sleeves with stitched hems and fold back cuffs. Lined, with inside pockets." My description: Shawl collared coat with collar extending to h... more...
11 comments
 
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...
6 comments
 
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...
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