SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login

Pattern Reviews> Diana Magazine> 63,39E (Dress "Iris")

Review submitted in Pattern Stash Contest Contest
Viewed 85 times 
Reviewed by:Quickie

About Quickiestar
Member since: 10/8/10
Reviews written: 57
Favored by: 13 people
patterns reviewed: 57
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on:4/18/13 5:47 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 1 people   
NEW! See reviews of patterns from this issue
To read this review, please Login. Only registered members can read reviews written more than 6 months ago.
<< Previous      Next >>
2 Comments      Login to Add a Comment
Renren said...
Oh, what a lovely, lovely cotton batiste. That's about one of my favorite shades of blue, and one of my favorite flowers, the iris. Now, when you say "the straight of grain direction in the bodice front was taken parallel to the neckline," does this mean the straight of grain is parallel to that slanted, angled vee at the neckline? And you say, "This prevents the neckline from getting wider," does this mean it does not gape? I'm very curious about this straight of grain situation!
4/18/13 3:58 PM
Quickie said...
I did add a sketch. Sometimes I have some problems with the english when it comes to a clear explanation. You see the big arrow for the direction of the straight of grain. The idea is that a soft material will have most of its firmness on the straight of grain. It can easily get wider when it's on the bias direction. So of course the pattern should fit, but even then this is a good idea for a soft material. This batiste is woven but on the bias it tends to have a lot of give. That's what I try to avoid in a neckline
4/19/13 9:45 AM
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
Break your Serger Out of the Box
Break your Serger Out of the Box


Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS


BurdaStyle Magazine 09-2012-106

by: squirrelly...

Butterick 4087

by: Gemaki

Victory Simone Paper Pattern

Victory Simone Paper Pattern

Buy Now
Stitch 'n' Flip Jacket Construction - A downloadable Book by Shannon Gifford

Stitch 'n' Flip Jacket Construction  - A downloadable Book by Shannon Gifford

Buy Now