|Pattern Review ||2/9/16 7:33 PM|
|Burda - 6904 Skirts |
I call this version my memory skirt. It's my go-to skirt pattern for using up scraps and left-overs. The mustard was a jacket, the olive - a dress, the tan - a pants suit and the brown - a top I've just completed. The first three are long gone.
All the tiers are linen of various quality but simila... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/9/16 7:26 PM|
|New Look - 6483 Misses Tops |
This version was made with Linen from Spotlight for the body and part of an embroidered linen hand towel, that I bought from a chinese emporium with this sort of project in mind, many moons ago. I had intended to use the other hemstitched end of hand towel on the back. However, the back of this patt... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/9/16 1:10 AM|
|McCall's - 8219 Misses' Top |
Pattern Description: Misses' Top: Back-buttoned top has front darts and side slits.
Suggested Fabrics: Lightweight fabrics such as Cotton & Cotton Blends, Linen, Pique, Damask, Wool Crepe, Gabardine
Pattern Sizing: B(6-8-10)
I made an 8. I would normally require a 10 bust but not in this case
|Pattern Review ||2/9/16 0:44 AM|
|McCall's - 7612 Misses' tops |
Pattern Description: Misses' Tops: Set of button front tops with or without collar has sleeve variations.
Suggested Fabrics: Lightweight fabrics such as Cotton & Cotton Blends, Challis, Chambray, Linen, Seersucker, Gauze, Gingham, Denim, Damask.
I made View D
Pattern Sizing: A(6-8-10)
I made a... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/8/16 9:08 PM|
|McCall's - 3254 Palmer/Pletsch Classic Fit |
Pattern Description: Misses' Shirt Dress: Button down shirt-dress has bust darts, optional front waist darts, back darts and sleeve variations.
I made View C shortened to knee length
Pattern Sizing: B (8-10-12)
I cut and 8 for the neck and shoulders, transitioning to a 10 for the waist and 12 f... more...
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