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Alberta CANADA
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Pattern Review 7/19/13 11:58 PM
Burda - 8379 Dress
This is the third time I've made this pattern, so obviously I like it quite a bit and highly recommend it. I finished this one, from rumpled fabric out of the dryer to wearable item, in under six hours. Including a LOT of ironing. For detailed reviews, see the previous two versions: First one S...more...
Pattern Review 7/8/13 11:49 PM
Burda - 8379 Dress
This is the second time I've made this pattern, but I'm doing a separate review for two reasons: (1) For clarity in the stash contest, because this one is entered but the previous one was done in May; (2) to illustrate the magick of the Full-Bust Adjustment. Pattern Description: Simple dress with...more...
Pattern Review 6/5/13 5:38 PM
No Pattern Used - RSR Roman Shade Revamp
My sewing room is a horrid shade of newborn-diaper-contents brown/green, but when we were moving into the house, getting it all set up was a bigger priority than painting, so brown/green it remains. I stuck some daisies on the wall to alleviate it a bit. I had a roman shade in shades of blue and g...more...
Pattern Review 5/15/13 11:48 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8120 MISSES' BLOUSE
I just got married; this is the dress I made for my wedding. Yes, it's red. Traditional in many cultures, just not the one I grew up in. I happen to like it better than white. :-) Here's another picture. Pattern Description: Wrap blouse with raised back neckline. (I lengthened it to a dress) ...more...
Pattern Review 5/15/13 11:25 AM
Burda - 8379 Dress
Pattern Description: Simple dress with cut-on cap sleeves, center front and center back seam, ankle or knee length. Pattern Sizing: Plus - 20 - 34 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? It looked remarkably like the illustration on the envel...more...
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