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Pattern Review 7/6/14 11:52 AM
New Look - 6892 Misses Tops
Pattern Description: Woven pullover tops with neck and sleeve variations. I made View C, with the short puff sleeves and the plain elasticized neckline. Pattern Sizing: 6-16, I used a 10 at the neck going out to a 14 under the arms. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once ... more...
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Pattern Review 6/21/14 4:18 PM
McCall's - 6604 Misses' Tops
Pattern Description: Misses' fitted, pullover tops. I made View C with bias neck binding and front pleats. Pattern Sizing: I used a size 10 for the shoulders, neckline, and sleeves, going out to a size 14 below the arms. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were do... more...
2 comments
 
photo Sewing Machine Review 6/16/14 2:39 PM
Elna - 3230
Tell us about your first impression when you used this machine. This machine is exactly what I needed! I loved it with the first stitch. Was the machine manual sufficient? Yeah, when I bother to read it. That's the real issue, being convinced I know how it works when I need to be looking informat... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/16/14 8:58 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8997 Misses' Dress
Pattern Description: Lined dress has princess seams, close-fitting bodice, raised waist, stitched hems, back zipper, and unlined sleeve variations. Note that this is one of Vogue's multi-cup size patterns. Pattern Sizing: I used the size 10 bodice pieces, D cup, and size 14 skirt pieces. Did it ... more...
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Pattern Review 6/6/14 4:08 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 01-2011-114 mid-calf 10 gore skirt
Pattern Description: Flared, gored skirt with petersham ribbon waistband Pattern Sizing: Burda 36-44, I made a 44 based on my then 32.5" waist. It was too big, falling down to my hips. This is not the first time that I have had this problem with making a size 44 skirt from Burda, but I have a ha... more...
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