|Pattern Review ||11/20/08 10:50 AM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 06-2008-103 Bermudas |
You must be asking yourself "Is she loca in the cabeza? Making shorts in the middle of winter? Tsk.Tsk." Before you run off in a huff, let me explain. My first excuse is that I started these waaaaaaay back in August and little did I know people would be serving up turkey and pumpkin pie by the time ...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/26/08 9:09 AM|
|Burda - 7891 Blouse |
I ordered this pattern on PR because of the ruffles, and when I got it there was a moment of panic. There, in the corner, were the 3 dreaded dots, telling me that this pattern was far too advanced for me. It's true, I never attempted most of these elements. It had a collar, the ruffles that enticed ...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/16/08 8:32 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8468 Easy to Sew Dresses |
This is my fourth garment, so I can safely call myself a beginner for this contest (for at least a few more hours ;))
Front of Dress
Back of Dress
Side View with Bell Show-Off
Back Zipper and Lining
Pattern Description: Their description pretty much says it like it is: Loose-fitting, A-line, lined...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/20/08 3:35 PM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 02-2008-102 |
Pattern Description: They really waxed poetic on this one: "A veritable showpiece, this skirt in classy silk crepe is also suitable for evening wear. The waistband is set quite high (very feminine, very in!) while softly falling pleats add elegance and finesse.
A showpiece? C'mon.
Pattern Sizing: ...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/5/08 5:26 PM|
|Simplicity - 3833 1960's Retro |
Pattern Description: A 1960's style shift dress, with varying sleeve lengths, and an interesting seam under the bust. I made view C without the neck embellishment.
Here is the:
Size 14,16,18,20,22. On my muslin, I cut a 14 above the waist, then tapered to 16 b...more...
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