Spring pattern haul

Happy Easter weekend

I’m currently revamping the blog so bare with me while I make some changes. So you all know that I’ve been trying to reduce my pattern stash and I had reduced it greatly. But now with this haul I’m back to 500+

My goal is to stay under 500 patterns. One thing I did notice when I went through my patterns is I don’t really have a lot of blouse patterns, so I did pick up some during this pattern haul.

I did purchase two sew over it blouse patterns. And I will be honest I do not like taping patterns together. But decided to give it a go This weekend I tried to make the pussy bow blouse pattern and it was a fail. I cut a size 18 based on the garment finished measurements

Bust 46 (my measurement is 44.5)

Waist 44.5 (waist 37-38)

Hem 51 (Hips 50)

It was to little. I think even moving up to a 20 it still wasn’t going to be a flattering fit. So I tossed it. I do hate I used my good fabric lol should have did a Muslin (practice fit garment)

I have two other patterns from this company, I don’t plan to make them anytime soon maybe later in the Fall. When I feel like during a Muslin.

Oddly enough I end up picking up to Burda patterns that are similar to the Sew Over It styles I wanted so I’m hoping they work out better. Now time to discuss the pattern haul!

McCall’s Pattern Haul

McCalls 7745 Summer wrap dress You know I love my wrap dresses I got this for View B. View D to me is a Vogue dupe that was released last spring

 

McCalls 7747 I got for View B also I just love it

McCalls 7752 want the base pieces to mix with Another pattern

One jumpsuit pattern from McCall’s 7728,

 

 

more wrap dresses

My Sew Over it pussy bow replacement Yes Burda 6476 Is a sweater pattern lol and it’s spring time but this is the Midwest sweaters year round lol My Sew Over it Anderson Blouse replacement

Some Burda skirts

I also picked up a coat pattern a recommended dupe to another pdf pattern I was looking at

And lastly some dresses that wait for it!… are not wrap dresses

Lastly my Simplicity patterns

Well I may have gone overboard with this haul but Burda only goes on sale 2-3 times a year so I took advantage!

Now I just need to stay focus and so

Well until next time Sew on!!!

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2 Comments

  1. KS Sews
    April 1, 2018 / 8:58 pm

    Solid pattern haul!

    I cannot wait to sew that first one – the McCall’s wrap dress.

    • seamslong
      April 2, 2018 / 1:53 pm

      Yes Im excited

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