Monthly Archives: March 2015

Burda 7746 – Muslin

I’m declaring partial victory on these pants….I’m tired of making muslins!  For the wardrobe contest, I plan to use this pattern for two pant version and I think I’ll be able to make last minute changes on the fly.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Burda 7746 – Pants and Burda 6764 – Top. A tale of two tests!

In preparation for the wardrobe contest, I’ve been making some tests today!  Doing this isn’t exactly my favorite thing to do, but I’ve had enough failures to know that it’s necessary! First up was Burda 7746, a now out of … Continue reading

Posted in Burda, Wardrobe Contest | Leave a comment

Jalie 3352 – The Dolman Top

This pattern is quickly moving into my list of top favorites! You know, the ones you’d grab if the house was on fire and the family and pets were out and you still had enough time to do it and … Continue reading

Posted in Jalie, Wardrobe Contest | 2 Comments

The Wardrobe Plan, a work in process

But…I almost have it done!!!!!!  I may swap around some of the colors, but I’m pretty set with the patterns.  I’ve made most of them before, except for the new Burda top, the mccalls top and the Burda pants.  I decided … Continue reading

Posted in Wardrobe Contest | 2 Comments

Am I crazy???

Pattern review is having a wardrobe contest and I’ve decided to join!  It starts on April 1 and you have SIX weeks to sew EIGHT items.   Your wardrobe is made up of 9 items total, the 8 you make … Continue reading

Posted in Wardrobe Contest | 6 Comments

Kwik Sew 3179 and Butterick 4989

Awhile ago, I made Kwik Sew 3179 in a cream for me.    Here’s a link to the PR review.   I liked the top, but I never really work it.  I didn’t have a tank for under it … Continue reading

Posted in Butterick, Kwik Sew | 6 Comments