|Pattern Review ||9/5/08 6:53 AM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 03-1996-109 |
Making pants that fit is challenging. I have come up with a pair of wearable pants by breaking the rule of - Always choose a pants pattern by your hip measurement. This rule has been getting me into difficulties because even though they might fit my hip they have been too large everywhe...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/24/08 0:57 AM|
|Burda - 8965 |
My mother of the bride outfit
I tried shopping for RTW for mother of the bride and could find nothing I liked or that fitted me as well as I would like. So it was up to me to create an outfit. I had in mind a long skirt, a top and a jacket. So I started searching for fabric for a jac...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/31/07 4:48 AM|
|BurdaStyle Downloadable - 3197 Lydia |
This easy little top is from burdastyle.com and is a free download. I wanted to see what downloading and piecing together a pattern was like. It was easy and didn't take long at all.
To get to this free pattern you need to go to www.burdastyle.com/Patterns/Pattern Catalogue/Basic. It is called Lydi...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/31/07 4:45 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 2898 |
This Vogue skirt is one of the best patterns I have ever encountered. The gores are drafted beautifully and as you can see hang perfectly. It feels quite delicious to walk in this skirt.
I made this in a lightweight gabardine, one of the fabrics suggested on the envelope, which has enough body to h...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/9/07 6:09 PM|
|New Look - 6461 |
I made this skirt for myself but as a trial skirt for my daughter to try on. She lives in another State and I will take this skirt to try on her on our next visit. She gave me the measurements of her favourite RTW skirt and I was trying to replicate that.
To do so I made the short New Look skirt v...more...
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