|Pattern Review ||4/8/15 8:02 AM|
|McCall's - 6844 Misses'/Miss Petite Cardigans |
Pattern Description: MISSES'/MISS PETITE CARDIGANS: Close-fitting cardigans (do not meet at center front) have collar extending into front band, and narrow hem. A and C: shaped hemline, wrong side shows.
FABRICS: Sweater Knits, Novelty Knits, Interlock
I made View A
Pattern Sizing: As a number ... more...
|Pattern Review ||4/8/15 7:18 AM|
|Butterick - 6181 Misses' Jacket |
Pattern Description: MISSES' JACKET: Loose-fitting, unlined jacket has collar, side pockets, and two-piece, elasticized hem band. A and B: Front button closing. A and C: Narrow hem on sleeves. B and D: Elasticized sleeves. C and D: Exposed front zipper. Note: No provisions pr... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/25/15 7:02 AM|
|McCall's - 6796 Misses' Tops |
1. Why do you think this was voted one of the Best Patterns?
Relatively simple knit top, quick to make, with an interesting asymmetrical collar.
2. Would you have made this pattern if it was NOT voted one of the top patterns of the year?
I've already made it six times in various guises, so that sp... more...
|Pattern Review ||3/25/15 6:57 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1432 Kay Unger NY Dress |
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted lined dress, above mid-knee length, has dropped armhole, bodice front shaped panels with keyhole opening, centre back invisible zipper and vent.
FABRICS: Linen, Shantung, Crepe, Pique
Pattern Sizing: A5(6-8-10-12-14), E5(14-16-18-20-22)
Instead of my usual 8 neck... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/9/15 5:59 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 1404 Ralph Rucci Dress |
Pattern Description: Close-fitting, slightly flared dress has seam detail, raised waist, insets, tie ends, pockets, no side seams on lower sections, two-piece sleeves with narrow hem, invisible back zipper and topstitching/edgestitching. Continuous bias binding finishes centre back seam and lined ... more...
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