|Pattern Review Work in Progress||1/26/15 0:45 AM|
|McCall's - 6703 Misses' Tops and Dress |
I am just beginning to make this and I expect it to look great but there is an error in the pattern. The back pattern piece is printed as a large only in the length. You need to add 1 5/8 to the bottom cutting line (either length) for an X-large and 3 1/4 for the XX-Large.
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|Pattern Review ||10/23/12 3:46 AM|
|BurdaStyle Downloadable - 6032 Larissa Original Bomber Jacke |
This project started as a "Oh Mom it's so soft, can you make a bomber jacket without lining it? Please". Well when put that way sure. The fabric is a double faced ultrasuede/fleece and I was thinking more along the lines of a barn coat with exposed seam edges but out comes the stash and we look for ... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/23/12 3:19 AM|
|Lorraine Torrence Designs - 1920 Talk of the Town |
I made this pattern as a jacket although it is supposed to be designed as a shirt. Pretty loose for a shirt but great as a jacket. I made an extra large exactly as printed. The patches have no pattern pieces, just dimensions. I did cut out patterns to keep track of the right side and name of each.
|Pattern Review ||10/23/12 2:41 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8088 MISSES' VEST AND JACKET |
This is a very loose fitting jacket with a shaped hem and no closures. I made my usual size adding an inch in length but no FBA. I designed my own embellishments using dress fabric and motifs from upholstery fabric in my stash. I also echoed the design in the fabric with the zig-zag stitch and uphol... more...
|Pattern Review ||10/23/12 2:37 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8474 |
Lined A line dress with one dart and an asymmetrical neck with buttoned overlap.
The sizing was true and the instructions adequate. It doesn't actually need functional buttons and I'm not sure I would do it if I made it a third time. This one is made in red linen with bemberg lining. I also made i... more...