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

Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 5199 (Variety of 6 skirts)

4 more reviews
Viewed 703 times 
Reviewed by:jen_e

About jen_estar
Member since: 5/19/04
Reviews written: 11
Sewing skills:Advanced Beginner
Favored by: 1 people
patterns reviewed: 10
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on:8/22/06 12:28 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 4 people   
To read this review, please Login. Only registered members can read reviews written more than 6 months ago.
<< Previous      Next >>
10 Comments      Login to Add a Comment
jen_e said... (8/24/06 9:21 AM) Reply
Star: the scallop hem is very easy, basically you start with a regular hem, then make another strip of fabric and trace your scallop pattern on it. Pin this to the skirt hem with right sides together, sew along scallop lines, trim, and turn to inside.
ACB said... (8/23/06 5:21 PM) Reply
MelissaB in WA said... (8/23/06 1:23 PM) Reply
Another adorable skirt, great job!
Star said... (8/23/06 12:26 PM) Reply
Very you have instructions on how to do the scalloped edge hem?
jen_e said... (8/23/06 11:32 AM) Reply
Thanks for the nice comments! Raggrack- yes I made my dressform. It's a "duct tape double." It's a custom form made of duct tape and is the exact duplicate of my body. I couldn't live without it, it's helped me so much. You can find more information on the internet or by searching the boards.
CarlaDian said... (8/22/06 7:45 PM) Reply
jen_e, Your scalloped skirt and the halter outfit are so cute. I am a little curious about your dress form. It looks custom made. Did you make it? And, if you did, how did you do that?
AliceB said... (8/22/06 5:36 PM) Reply
Lovely skirts, congratulations!
MariaDenmark said... (8/22/06 2:55 PM) Reply
Very cute - the black outfit is stunning!
Lori V said... (8/22/06 1:22 PM) Reply
Very cute skirts.
pterion said... (8/22/06 1:15 PM) Reply
Both of your skirts came out great! I love the scalloped hem - that looks like it would be tricky to sew as cleanly as you have.
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
Online Class
Bust Adjustments
Bust Adjustments

Class Details

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

Class Details

Vogue Patterns 1949

by: yummymummy...

Sewing Workshop Nikko Jacket Pattern

Sewing Workshop Nikko Jacket Pattern

Pattern Details
You Sew Girl Small Tote Pattern

You Sew Girl Small Tote Pattern

Pattern Details