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heyladyerin
« on: August 01, 2008 07:04:58 AM »

      I have been collecting patterns, hitting the stores on 99 cent pattern day. This is one I picked up because there were very few pieces and it claimed it could be finished in an hour. The front drawings are not very attractive but I thought I could update it. Of course it sat in the pattern drawer for some time before I attempted it.

      The fabric is stretchy so I didn't need to bother with the zipper.

      I added pockets using in the How-To section on the Burda site. The sleeve fabric matches the pockets, which really only serves to please me. Oh, and that's a silver pin at near the neck. I was heading out to the grandparent's party.



      This the pattern envelope. It is not from a garage sale or thrift store. It was bought this year. Some of these seriously need a re-vamp.
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2008 08:52:54 AM »

I had thought of buying that same exact pattern.  Is it as fast and easy as the package makes it out to be?
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heyladyerin
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2008 08:50:21 AM »

Yeah. The pockets took a little more time. I was eternally paranoid that I would sew them to the outside and have to start over.
The pattern itself had very few pieces and it came together extremely quickly. Even the interfacing. I definitely recommend it to anyone. I am hoping that I can use that pattern and embellish and modify it to my heart's content.
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2008 02:01:26 PM »

<3 your pockets. cute dress:>
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