Tag Archives: Vogue 8815

Knit – Not

My client/model Nancy is always kind enough to let me borrow her patterns since we are close in age and size so after her successful foray into a couple tops being made from Vogue 8815, I thought I could whip … Continue reading

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Moving Darts and Patching

Let’s continue the paper pattern altering from last time. Remember the nipple distance on Vogue 8815? I’m cutting a size 22 and here is what they give me: They have the distance at 2 inches….4 inches total and then the … Continue reading

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Altering and Appointments

Last time we saw some peplum ideas and fitting and since the pattern gave us 2-3 versions let’s see what they are. Granted this was voted the best pattern of 2012 by patternreview.com but not many women mentioned the fact … Continue reading

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Phonecalls and Peplums

Saturday morning….9 a.m. and the phone rings: Caller: I have called every seamstress in the area this morning and no one answers their phone. I am a stewardess and I have a skirt that needs altering. I am going through … Continue reading

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