|Pattern Review ||5/3/11 7:17 PM|
|Butterick - 5546 Misses' Dress |
NOTE: I chose the wrooooong fabric for this pattern, but if I hadn't, I'm sure it would be "Easy & Great for Beginners"
PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS: Easy, no frills. It was a See & Sew pattern, so no complicated steps but no cushy guidance either.
PATTERN SIZING: With a wrap dress, it's probably harder...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/1/11 5:26 PM|
|McCall's - 6116 Shirt Dress |
PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS: Very easy to follow. They are eight pages long, but most of that is hypothetical alteration options, so don't be intimidated. They were very clear and I would recommend this dress for beginners who want to make it look like they worked harder than they did. It's like the Ri...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/1/11 11:16 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8633 Misses' Dress |
PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS: Very easy to follow, through the twenty something darts, lining, hemming, zipper it was all very clear.
PATTERN SIZING: This was the dress where I learned about sizing, finally! You can read more bout that on my blog. This is the dress where I started to get fitting. I h...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/2/10 2:06 PM|
|Other - Weekend Sewing Kimono Dress |
PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS: Super easy to follow, with cute drawings to help along the way. My only complaint is the measurements given for the sash fabric and interfacing were too small. They would have never worked. You can read more about that here. Additionally, the picture given for this dress in...more...
|Pattern Review ||11/20/10 0:41 AM|
|McCall's - 6106 Adults'/Kids' Animal Costumes |
Cat and Kangaroo fur costumes, but I altered it to be a dinosaur costume.
One size per pattern packet: be aware of this!
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
No, but that was on purpose :) I mixed ...more...
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