Category Archives: Patterns

Decision Made

Thank you all so much for your input! It helped solidify the decision I had already pretty much made. I have to admit, I feel rather sheepish about this. I love the Lady Gray, but  I think I prefer the … Continue reading

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Pattern Review – Burda 08-2010 112 Top

Found the picture, thanks to Katia and absolutely NO thanks to Burda Pattern Description: This pattern is for a double-layer top. The under layer is offset about 45° at the sides, creating a cool bubble effect. Sizing: 34-44. I used … Continue reading

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Grrrrrr…. (Rant Ahead)

See the current issue (August) of Burda? Check out this top, 112, a super cute double-layer tee:…Oh that’s right – you can’t! Burda has decided, in their infinite lack of wisdom, to eliminate the online previews, archives, and just about … Continue reading

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While I was Buying Thread…

… to make my Marrakesh pants, I picked up a couple of Vogue and McCalls patterns at JoAnn. They were having a sale on them, so I figured I’d get a couple. First one, and this is out of my … Continue reading

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Now What?

Have you ever had one of those days? I’ve had two. In a row. I’m not going to bore you with the details, but I can say that one of the problems was of my doing, the rest were not. … Continue reading

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Pattern Review – McCalls 6074 1 Hour Dress

It’s hot here, so I wanted to make a little dress to wear and stay cool. I wanted to make it before I left on vacation, but alas, life got in the way so I made it today instead. Pattern … Continue reading

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Current Project – Vogue 2532 Shorts

I really need shorts for summer, and I was going to trace a pair from the June Burda magazine, but I realized that I just don’t like tracing patterns. Especially not patterns that are pretty much garden-variety. Am I the … Continue reading

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Next Project for Me…

A dress for vacation! I’m going to make Vogue 8658. I like the clean lines of the dress. I can just toss it on, slip into a pair of sandals and head out. I also like the fact that the … Continue reading

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Pattern Review – McCall 6069 Beach Coverup (Dress)

I feel like I’ve just come up for air after being under water for too long. As of today, I am half-way through my radiation treatments. I’ll wait to sing alleluia until I’m completely done, but it’s coming! Once I’m … Continue reading

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Pattern Review – BWOF 05-2010 121A Larry Bird Shorts

It’s been a long, bad week. It started with DH’s car dying and it didn’t get any better from there. One of our family’s dear friends died yesterday after a long battle with cancer. Vale, Barry. You will be sorely … Continue reading

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