This morning I woke up feeling like giving some unrequested opinions on something, so I figured there was no better time to write a review :)
The good people of La Mia Boutique sent me a PDF of the new issue, which was not only very kind on their part (saves me A LOT of time in scanning the magazine), but it also shows they're not afraid of criticism, which impressed me quite a bit (they actually told me they do read my reviews and try to take notes, wow).
That being said, I'm afraid it doesn't make me less of a
bitch harsh critic.
I know I usually skip the children patterns altogether, but I find costumes' patterns especially useful to have around (they're highly requested by relatives and friends, in my experience, and can be rather complicated to draft on your own) so I wanted to show them.
Furthermore, I've been working in a children store in the last three months, so I'm becoming less and less allergic to kids related stuff by the day.
This first strawberry costume looks really adorable, and quite easy to make as well.
I find this costume hilariously bad and outdated, but maybe it's just me.
If you go for American Indian, a feather headpiece is a must.
This one, I find quite sad, and definitely not appropriate for a Morticia look... Maybe a vampire?
The shiny poly fabric is a turnoff, but it's an otherwise very cute costume.
Ok now, real life clothes!
Aand, finally, a pretty cute outfit. I would gladly wear every piece here, although I'll use them more as an inspiration rather than using every single pattern here.
If you want to take a look at the rest of the patterns included in this double issue, here they are:
Aand... My job is done, I'm out! :)