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[5 Aug 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
More Sewing Patterns!

It’s not a secret that I have a weakness for sewing patterns, so it should come as no surprise that I used my birthday as an excuse to stock up at the Vogue, McCall’s, and Simplicity sales. First, I bought six Simplicity patterns at the $1.99 sale at Hancock Fabrics. My faves are the Cynthia Rowley sundress (S2587) and the Project Runway skirt (S2413) with the tie at the waist. I also love S2692’s bodice variations.

I took advantage of the $5 clearance patterns available on the Vogue Patterns web site. …

Completed Projects, Sewing Pattern Reviews »

[10 Jul 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
New Look 6655: Pencil Skirt

Pattern Description: New Look 6655

Pattern sizing: This is a multi-size pattern (6-16). I made a size 12.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes

Oops! I guess I missed a spot while ironing the hem (above).

Were the instructions easy to follow?
I made this pattern in 2007 when I was a beginner. This was an easy pattern and it whips up very quickly. I’ve made two skirts in different colors.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I like the simple …

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[8 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
New Look 6655: Top

Pattern Description: New Look 6655 (View B)

Pattern sizing: This is a multi-size pattern (6-16). I made a size 12.
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?
I made this pattern in 2007 when I was a beginner. I don’t remember encountering any challenges during sewing.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I do not like the tie front. The horizontal opening (where you insert the tie) is too wide when the tie is tied …