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Pattern Review 12/31/13 5:16 PM
McCall's - 5241
AKA ... "The sad, emo cardigan" Bottom line up front, what you need to know This pattern makes a very unstructured cardigan, which works OK with my fabric choice, but isn't very well drafted at all It's basically 2 squares with armholes cut into it. You could draft something better at home and ... more...
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Pattern Review 12/31/13 4:27 PM
Simplicity - 2860 Misses & Miss Petite Pants Amazing Fit Collection
The top and the vest are also reviewed Bottom line up front: This pattern runs really, really big! I made a lot of alterations to get this pattern to this state, and it still needs some tweaking! The "amazing fit" is very misleading! Pattern Description: "Misses & Miss Petite Pants Amazing Fi... more...
8 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/31/13 4:23 PM
Simplicity - 1716 Misses Top and Dress
Pattern Description: "Misses' knit mini-dress, tunic and top can be made with a front twist or draped neckline with five different sleeve variations to choose from. Simplicity sewing pattern." I made a version which is a combination of the body in View F with View E sleeves. This was only becaus... more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/31/13 4:22 PM
New Look - 6914
You will notice the lower points on my vest aren't aligned. This is because I was rushing when I sewed the buttons on. I need to go back and redo the button alignment. It's not a problem on the pattern. The cream top and matching slacks in the photo are Simplicity patterns, I'm adding those revie... more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/30/13 9:04 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1259 Misses' Top and Skirt
Right now, my dress form does not give this justice because it's about 1 size smaller than my current size. I will update with photos soon Bottom line up front, about the changes I made and errors in the pattern: 1. Top was altered to make a mini-dress. This was accomplished by locating the wais... more...
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Why "twistedangel" ?? Well... Sewing is just one of my many hobbies. Some others are making jewelry, bodybuilding or marathoning and building showcars (one hobby DBF shares with me). My "call nam... more

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