Sewing Pattern Review

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A sewing pattern review can be a big help. Add your latest sewing project here. Your information can offer great insight to your fellow sewer that may be thinking of whipping up the same sewing project.

How to share? Here is an example of a pattern review. This is a dress I put together a while back.

Pattern Information

Pattern Company?
Mccalls

Pattern Number?
5806

Type of Project.
Special Occasion dress

Type of Fabric?

Polyester Satin. I happened to have this fabric in my fabric stash. It was an appropriate fabric for this style of dress. 

My Sewing Pattern Review

Description of Your Pattern:

This pattern offers a number of style options.I chose the wrap bodice front.

  • Q: Pattern Sizing (if applicable):
  •  A: The pattern comes in sizes 4-12 and 14-20. I used the size 12 option.
  • Q: How did your project turn out? Was it the same as the pattern photo or illustration?
    A: Yes, I think my dress looks like it did on the pattern envelope.
  • Q: Were the instructions easy, difficult or just okay?
  •  A: The instructions are straight forward. I did make small changes      though
  • Q: What did you like or not like, about making your project?
  • A: I liked that the pattern was easy to follow. What I didn't like was the bust part of the dress was not realistic for a larger bust type.
  • Q: How did your project turn out? Was it the same as the pattern photo or illustration?
  • A: Yes, I think my dress looks like it did on the pattern envelope.
  • Q: Were the instructions easy, difficult or just okay?
  •  A:The instructions are straight forward. I did make small changes      though.
  • Q: What did you like or not like, about making your project?
  • A: I like how simple and pretty the dress is. 
  • Q: Why did you choose your fabric?:
  • A: I chose this fabric because it flows nicely.
  • Q: Did you make any changes to the design or have to alter?
    A: Yes, I altered the bodice as to allow for bra cups.
  • Q: Is this a project you would make again?
  • A: I probably will make this pattern in another view.
  • Q: Over all what did you think about using this pattern?
  • A: It is a good pattern I would recommend it for a small busted person.

Finish Project Photos

I hope this is helpful to you. Happy Sewing!

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