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Pattern Review 8/12/14 7:43 PM
McCall's - 6083 Misses' Jumpsuit In 3 Lengths and Sash
Pattern: McCall's 6083, View D, with added tie belt Materials: - 2 1/2 yards Navy and Cream polka dot peachskin fabric (60" wide) - Fusible interfacing - 14" navy invisible zipper - Elastic Sizing / Alterations: - I sewed a size 14 (bust and waist), flaring out to a size 20 at the hips (would ha... more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/7/14 1:32 PM
Grainline Studio - 13001 Alder Shirtdress
Pattern: Grainline Studio's Alder Shirtdress, View B Fabric: Chambray with Turquoise Pin-dot's by Lisette for Joann Fabrics Sizing / Fit: I am 6' tall and pear shaped - I made a straight size 8, with the gathered skirt pieces and length (hem) all around a size 14 - EDIT: Added 2" in length, to th... more...
16 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/6/14 4:47 PM
McCall's - 6113 Misses' Dress In 2 Lengths
This dress was started over two years ago, and completed back in April, and now I'm finally getting around to blogging it. The fabric is an oversized tropical print rayon challis from Joanns. I wasn't too sure about this dress style on me, as there is no waist definition, but I like the end result.... more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/6/14 4:07 PM
Jamie Christina - JC312MM Mission Maxi
THE PATTERN: Jamie Christina's Mission Maxi Dress as TANK TOP I cut out this pattern last summer, but never got around to making it. Sadly, my sizing has changed since then (6 to 10 at the bust) so I had to fudge it. Add this to the minimal stretch of the fabric and you get a really snug fit. It is... more...
9 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/6/14 4:00 PM
Butterick - 5837 Misses'/Misses' Petite Dress
The Pattern: Butterick See and Sew 5837, modified to peplum top This is my second version of this pattern - the first one, a striped dress, is still a favorite. I decided to replicate it as a peplum top version. Here was my process: - Lengthen bodice (and lining) by 3", continuing seam line as dra... more...
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