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Pattern Reviews> Burda> 6964 (Lingerie)

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Reviewed by:Sandi S
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Posted on:1/26/14 10:33 PM
Project Photo:Burda: 6964 by Sandi S

Pattern Photo:Burda 6964
Burda Pattern Info
Pattern Rating:Great Wardrobe Builder
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Fabric:Cotton-Lycra Knit  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Description: two full slips, a cami, and a hlaf slip

Pattern Sizing: 10-22

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 pattern? I am way to cheap to go buy slips like this (plus I am rather well-endowed so I like to be able to customize the fit).

Fabric Used: black and white performance knit in a cotton-spandex blend

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: none except cutting the top half larger than the bottom half (grading between sizes based on measurements)

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? yes - already sewed it twice - the white one, sewn second came out perfect because I figured out why I had just a little gaping on the black one. I didn't stretch the FOE enough when sewing. I fixed it with a couple of tucks on the black one.

Conclusion: Great basic piece! I plan to wear these under knit dressed when I don't want to worry about cleavage or shine-through.

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Cuffs said...
Great basic slips! But really, Sandi, do you have little elves helping you out? I'm always amazed at how much sewing you get done.
1/26/14 11:51 PM
ChristmasHills said...
That looks like a really useful pattern.
1/27/14 3:05 AM
Guelphgurl said...
Thanks for the review! I think I'm going to have to put this pattern on my wishlist. The pieces look so useful!
1/27/14 6:53 AM
canei said...
Nice...thanks for sharing.
1/27/14 8:33 AM
jjosiejo said...
I was just looking for a pattern like this! Thanks for the review.
1/27/14 8:46 AM
meadowclark said...
Thank you so much for this review. I have been looking at slips in RTW and this is the exact style. great job!
1/27/14 5:22 PM
Jacqui315 said...
I'm convinced you have little elves helping you, too. ;) Thank you for this great review and for bringing this pattern to my attention.
1/29/14 10:43 AM
radollrose said...
Thanks for the review Sandi! I have an hard-to-fit chest (large rib cage, small tata's) and a very long waist. There is no way I could ever find a slip like this in RTW. I'm glad to know it worked well for you! Looks great!
1/30/14 7:54 PM
Baja Susana said...
Add some pearls. Earrings, a bracelet and shoes and you can go out on the town with this. It looks wonderful on you.
2/1/14 5:20 PM
 
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