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Pattern Review 1/19/13 7:15 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1258 Misses' Dress- Vena Cava
This is the second time I've made this pattern, my first review is here. Pattern Sizing: I sewed a 12, even though Vogue thinks I'm much bigger. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? After some fixes and discounting the modifications I made, ...more...
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Pattern Review 1/15/13 6:48 AM
Self Drafted Pattern - 200965-1006 Jungle January dress
My Jungle January dress. It's actually draped rather than drafted but who's going to split hairs? I've had this fabric for approx. 4 years. It's in panels - three across the width of the fabric, The coloured part is just over 150cm wide. One of the reasons I've pulled it out, draped it, pulled i...more...
18 comments
 
Pattern Review 1/11/13 2:50 AM
McCall's - 5975
Pattern Sizing: I cut a size 12 (mostly - changes outlined below) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Pretty much - the fabric I used gives a different look, I also put an a-line skirt on it. Were the instructions easy to follow? Didn't act...more...
10 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/2/12 4:05 AM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 02-2011-101 Scoop-Necked Dress
Pattern Sizing: I made a size 40 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? More or less - as others have noted, the neckline seems lower than the pic in the magazine. Were the instructions easy to follow? I have the Russian version of the magazin...more...
10 comments
 
Pattern Review 10/20/12 11:52 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8728 Misses' Dress and Belt
Pattern Description: Vintage Vogue pattern for knit fabrics with gathered upper bodice. Pattern Sizing: I started with a 12 but had to downsize considerably in the front lower bodice and back. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? More or le...more...
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