SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
PR Weekend Los Angeles

Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4192 (Five easy coordinates)

16 more reviews
Viewed 1055 times 
Reviewed by:ReneeSews
photo
Friend of PR

 
 
About ReneeSewsstar
IN USA
Member since: 6/26/05
Reviews written: 65
Sewing skills:Intermediate
Favored by: 16 people
patterns reviewed: 55
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on:7/2/06 8:51 PM
Last Updated:7/2/06 9:04 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 10 people   
See other patterns in this category: Tops    Pants    
Available for sale on PR: $15.95 Pattern Details
To read this review, please Login. Only registered members can read reviews written more than 6 months ago.
Available for sale on PR: $15.95 Pattern Details
<< Previous      Next >>
17 Comments      Login to Add a Comment
AnneM said... (8/2/06 4:58 PM) Reply
Nice fabric choice for your top. Yours came out great. Good information between this review & the others!
Luckylibbet said... (7/3/06 1:40 PM) Reply
The top looks terrific on you! I love your choice of fabric, the pintuck look is wonderful.
redsquid said... (7/3/06 10:35 AM) Reply
Excellent, you got the pattern to work - I'm thinking now the fabric I used for my top was too firm and just did not have enough stretch (although it had enough according to the "stretch chart") - thanks for the review!
PKPudlin said... (7/3/06 8:49 AM) Reply
Nice job, Renee. Very cute top and helpful review. Thanks!
ReneeSews said... (7/3/06 7:06 AM) Reply
fuzzy - In this pic I look like I still am doing the camouflage slump ;-)
LauraM62 said... (7/3/06 6:56 AM) Reply
Your top looks lovely on you Renee!
Danvillegirl said... (7/3/06 5:35 AM) Reply
Your top fits well. Glad to read you had to neckband problems. i still plan to make this.
jlg said... (7/3/06 5:34 AM) Reply
Very pretty top. Beautifully done.
fuzzygalore said... (7/3/06 3:51 AM) Reply
You're getting the fit -perfect-! And you rather look like me, so I'd say yes you do have narrow shoulders :-). You've thrown me into philosophical musings of how many women with big busts have narrow shoulders - maybe it's from shoulder tightness due to weight carrying from years of inadequate bras, or teenage slumping to camouflage :-)?? Whatever the reason, the shoulders are perfect here, so keep doing what you're doing, in Big4 patterns at least.
Elemenopeo said... (7/2/06 11:04 PM) Reply
You did have excellent results on this top!
Sherril Miller said... (7/2/06 10:56 PM) Reply
Your tank came out cute. I don't care for the pants, did that in high school, but I really like that kimono top.
Mary Stiefer said... (7/2/06 10:39 PM) Reply
What a cute top, Renee.
CatherineN said... (7/2/06 10:01 PM) Reply
Your fabric is very pretty. Please be sure to review the pants when you make them.
ReneeSews said... (7/2/06 9:51 PM) Reply
Em's Summer - The only thing I can think of is the fabric used? The fabric I used is a alternating ribbed and lacey, medium weight with no vertical stretch, only stretches horizontially.
Em's Summer said... (7/2/06 9:32 PM) Reply
Yours turned out nicely. I wrote one of the other reviews of this and I'm amazed that you followed the instructions and didn't get a shelf neckband like I got when I followed the instructions and tried to sew this with gathers. The fabric I used was just as stretchy, and recovers just as well as two way knits, but I ended up with a shelf when I tried to make it with the gathers. I had to improvise to get a wearable top from this pattern so I'm truly amazed that you didn't run into the neckband problems that some of us ran into. You did a good job!
Mely5862 said... (7/2/06 9:14 PM) Reply
I really like it. Very nice fit. I think it looks better than the envelope
bunz said... (7/2/06 9:09 PM) Reply
Renee - you're really getting the hang of it! Pretty top. I especially like the tiny ruffle treatment.
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Put it on the Bias
Put it on the Bias

Class Details

Online Class
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics

Class Details

Vogue Patterns 8259

photo
by: becca a

Review
You Sew Girl 90mm Purse Frame Purse Pattern

You Sew Girl 90mm Purse Frame Purse Pattern

Pattern Details
SewBaby The Twirly Dress Pattern

SewBaby The Twirly Dress Pattern

Pattern Details
Pin-up Girls 1200

photo
by: JennaF

Review