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Pattern Review 6/29/14 9:08 PM
New Look - 6210 Misses Dress
Pattern Description: Misses Knit Dresses in two lengths. Pattern Sizing: Sizes 10 to 22. I made view A in size 14 for the bust and waist and tapered to a size 16 on the hips. I ended up taking it in at the hips, though; the final garment has enough ease as you can see in the pictures. Did it loo... more...
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Pattern Review 6/29/14 3:32 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 264848-1000 Medieval Kirtle
Adding this review as a reference to my review of the book The Medieval Tailor's Assistant: Making Common Garments 1200 to 1500. This is a basic kirtle made from a self-drafted pattern following the book's instructions. I designed this to have three different sleeve types: 1) short, with the smock ... more...
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Pattern Review 6/9/14 10:21 AM
Simplicity - 2339 Misses'
Pattern Description: Misses' & Miss Petite Shirts Pattern Sizing: Made view B on size 14 with B cup. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, for the most part. What did you particularly like or ... more...
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Book Review 6/29/14 3:32 PM
Medieval Tailor's Assistant:Making Common Garments
If you are interested in recreating medieval garments and have a basic knowledge of pattern-drafting and sewing, then this book is great for you. It provides very thorough instructions on how to select the fabric and type of garment, walks you through drafting a basic pattern block and then shows yo... more...
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Pattern Review 12/8/13 10:25 PM
Simplicity - 2116 Misses and Mens pants and knit top and Misses Knit tank top
Pattern Description: Mens & Women's sleepwear Pattern Sizing: XS to XL, I made the pants on size M Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes. What did you particularly like or dislike about the p... more...
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