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Posted on:6/21/14 2:08 AM
Project Photo:New Look: 6735 by shazam410

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Pattern Rating:Great Wardrobe Builder
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 1 people   
See other patterns in this category: Tops    Pants    Skirts    
Available for sale on PR: $4.49 (See envelope) Click to Buy
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Fabric:Polyester Knit  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Description: Knit separates that include top, skirt, pants and cardigan

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? Liked the easy pattern pieces to trace and fit.

Fabric Used:Polyester knit that I got at one of those very inexpensive Asian fabric stores. I think it was $2 or $3 a yard and at least 67 wide. I was making the top on a regular sewing machine and had a fabric jam. I had been struggling with the fabric as it is very slippery and hard to handle. I got a bad jam, tried to free and only succeeded in getting the timing off on the machine. I had been thinking about getting a serger and thought well, this is a very good time to make that investment. Did some research bought one and finished the top plus matching skirt. The serger handled the fabric like a dream. I had never operated a serger before. Used a chain and double cover stitch.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:I did not do any alterations other than cutting a 16 for the top and 14 for the skirt. Top came out a little big around the waist but comfortable.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes, I am going to make a coordinating top and skirt in black out of the same fabric plus the cardigan,

Conclusion: Very easy pattern and great wardrobe builder. Have the same fabric with tan and black flowers and may do it all over again. Very flattering...

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Doobee64 said...
Looks like your serger investment paid off ~ this outfit is great. Thanks for the review ... J
6/21/14 3:43 AM
carolynw said...
Great investment you will learn to love more each day! Top and skirt are beautiful !
6/21/14 10:17 AM
RadarRadiance said...
Beautiful job! Looks so professional and welcome to the world of sergers........I wouldn't be with out one! Your outfit is so fresh looking, fabric very cute!
6/21/14 10:39 AM
Sew Good said...
I love my serger too! You won't believe how often you will use it!
6/21/14 11:00 AM
frame said...
Very nice. This is such a great pattern. Your outfit looks great.
6/21/14 3:49 PM
FromHeadToFoot said...
Very pretty. Congratulations on your serger.
6/30/14 6:48 PM
 
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