Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 4: Impress at a School Reunion (Pattern Review: Vogue 1524 and Simplicity 8178)

I can’t believe I made it all the way to the final round of this year’s Sewing Bee!  Last year was my fist year to participate, and I was ecstatic to have made it through to the second round.  It feels like such an accomplishment this year to be participating all the way through to … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 4: Impress at a School Reunion (Pattern Review: Vogue 1524 and Simplicity 8178)

Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 3: Reversible Garment (aka Pattern Review: Simplicity 8418)

I was super excited to have made it through to the third round of the Bee.  Last year was my first time participating and I made it to Round 2, but was out at that point.  It worked out for the best, perhaps, because last year the contestants in Round 3 had quite a challenging … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 3: Reversible Garment (aka Pattern Review: Simplicity 8418)

Pattern Review: Simplicity 3536 (Wardrobe Sudoku Item #2)

Moving right along here is my second Wardrobe Sudoku item, Simplicity 3536.  I’ve actually made this pattern before, though last time I made view D. This time I decided to cash in on the cold shoulder trend and made view B – the cowl neck with the open shoulders. Here is an updated and re-written … More Pattern Review: Simplicity 3536 (Wardrobe Sudoku Item #2)

Am I really playing Sudoku? (Or, how many February Burda Magazines can I sew from in 2 months?)

Just a quick update to unofficially throw my hat into the ring for the Pattern Review Wardrobe Sudoku Challenge!  I don’t know that I will have time to actually complete all the sewing for this competition by the end of March (time is flying!), but I figure that if I have it as a goal … More Am I really playing Sudoku? (Or, how many February Burda Magazines can I sew from in 2 months?)