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Vogue Patterns 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

6 Jan

The new Vogue collection can actually be summed up in one word: Zzzzzzz….

Forreal, don’t fall asleep while browsing these.

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Vogue 8972
Despite how boring this looks in the picture, it’s actually pretty great – lots of customization options for the skirt and sleeves, and it would look really cool with some fabric colorblocking. I definitely plan on picking up a copy for myself. Yay Vogue! U did it!

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Vogue 1381
Hm, looks familiar

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Voge 8990
Even though it totally looks like a cross between a laptop case and a Bible holder, I gotta give Vogue props for making a handbag pattern that actually looks like something people would carry. Kind of, anyway.

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Vogue 1383
Macaron with bonus danglies!

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Vogue 8987
Could be useful if you needed a sew a uniform for your boyfriend who works at a country club, I guess.

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Vogue 1379
That giant armhole looks like a portal that leads straight to hell.

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Vogue 8973
I think this might be cute, but holyeeee shit how unflattering does it look on the model??

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Vogue 8974
Seriously, are they putting forth any effort whatsoever?

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Vogue 1389
Like, this actually looks cool as shit when you look at the line drawings, but would you ever guess that from just seeing the picture?

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Vogue 8969
Apparently they’re not even trying to make the super stylized/unrealistic line drawings even look flattering anymore.

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Vogue 8970
I rest my case.

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Vogue 1385
Vagina neckline.

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Vogue 8981
This is so stupid, it’s actually making me a little angry.

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Vogue 8982
I also irrationally hate this; the asymmetrical hem just looks like they fucked something up during the sewing process. Whyyyy.

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Vogue 1388
I don’t necessarily hate this jacket, it’s just confusing the shit out of me. Looks like a combination jacket and vest? Help?

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Vogue 8984
I… what.

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Vogue 8975
michael-scott-no
That gif about sums up how I feel.

So, what do you think? Anyone else fall asleep yet?

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Vogue Patterns 2013 Winter Collection

11 Nov

Happy Monday, everyone! I just want y’all to know that I passed my kidney stone over the weekend (and yes, it’s a big deal, and yes, I know y’all were just sitting on the edge of your seats waiting for an update), so let’s celebrate! Vogue has graciously decided to gift us with a new season of patterns! Hope you made a strong cup of coffee for this one.

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Vogue 8943
This is inoffensive, it just looks exactly like a lace dress they released a couple of years ago.

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Vogue 8947
Galaxy dress, much?

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Vogue 8952
Briar, much?

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Vogue 8950
Ensis Tee, much?

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Vogue 1368
Again, it’s not bad, but the styling is something else. A matching skirt and top set made in bright purple with tinsel running through it? Oook, Vogue.

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Vogue 8951
What’s with the buttflap, tho?

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Vogue 8944
Ok, THAT is cute.

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Vogue 8949
Oooh, this too!

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Vogue 8946
Someone pls explain to me why you would take a pattern with a million tucks and pleats and other interesting details, and make it up in the busiest fabric you can find.

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Vogue 1372
For the Michelin man in all of us.

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Vogue 1373
Don’t worry about the other arm, she can totally handle the cold.

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Vogue 8960
Oh, sorry, I didn’t realize the ugliest part of the 90s was back.

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Vogue 8957
OH GOD, THE 80S TOO.

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Vogue 1377
This is probably the only time you will ever hear me say this, but this is least-worst Koos Van Den Akker pattern I’ve ever seen.

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Vogue 8961
Woof.

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Vogue 1378
Just being nitpicky – I don’t think that’s a flattering length.

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Vogue 8953
Still being nitpicky, but this is not a winter top?

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Vogue 8955
I don’t hate this, I just hate that it is PANTS. Whyyyyyy.

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Vogue 8945
Nope.

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Vogue 8954
lol, this is seriously one of the worst ones in this collection. Like, wtf is even going on here? That shit looks like a SPIDERWEB.

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Vogue 1375
Hm, ok.

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Vogue 1376
Vogue: Still trying to make the danglies happen.

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Vogue 8964
I guess it wouldn’t be a proper Vogue photoshoot without a random shirtless man.

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Vogue 8966
That’s it, I quit.

Vogue Patterns 2013 Fall Collection

30 Jul

Yaaaaay, new Vogue Patterns are in!

This batch wasn’t too bad – the patterns themselves aren’t necessarily terrible (for the most part), but the fabric choices still give us something to giggle over. Which brings me to to my next question – do you think Vogue is onto me? Are they purposefully giving us lols at this point?

Whatever, don’t stop! We like the entertainment!

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Vogue 1366
I don’t have anything to snark about this one, really. Questionable fabric choices aside, I would wear the shit out of those pants.

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Vogue 1361
I like this IN THEORY, but I also keep noticing that the tucks are not evenly spaced and that back seam looks less bias and more crooked and it’s making my eye twitch.
Oh god, I just realized the collar is totally lopsided too. I take back every positive thought I had about this dress.

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Vogue 1358
The style lines on this dress are not half bad (although the drapey poof sleeves need to go), but whyyyy would you sew this up in shiny purple? She looks like she’s melting.

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Vogue 1362
I love the waist pleating on this dress, just not that bullshit going on at the neckline. Wtf is the deal with that, anyway? It looks like Vogue 1340, except deflated.

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Vogue 8930
Vagina coat, take two.

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Vogue 8934
Ok, I know this is a ~Marcy Tilton~ and crazy fabrics are the whole point, but I’m hoping we can all agree that whatever that shiny reflective shit they have going on is a tragedy, and needs to be stopped.

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Vogue 8919
Dolman sleeves with a faux boob-minimizing overalls. Ooook.

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Oooh, bonus shiny fabric! Gah, where do they find this stuff?

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Vogue 8918
Vogue: Featuring necklines that only a mother could love.

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Vogue 8921
I’m guessing this is supposed to be a replica of Princecess Kate’s Engagement dress, but the fit and shape here are all wrong. They could not have made this look more unflattering if they tried.
On a side note, one of the fabric requirements is Silk Spun Knit!? Whatever that is, I want me some!

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Vogue 8922
This is a really cute dress, but woof at those fabric combinations.

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Vogue 8927
PROTIP: If you’re going to put your model in a shirt that’s too big, don’t make the sleeves sheer lace that we can see through.

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Vogue 8924
The best part of this picture is the shit in the bottom right corner. What is going on over there? Is the building falling down around her? Should we send for help?

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Vogue 8926
I think we need to have a shiny fabric intervention.

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Vogue 8936
This is… ok. It looks striking in the pictures (or is that just the model?), but I don’t know any woman who would wear such an exaggerated and long peplum. The back must be pushing a good 10″ away from her ass.

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Vogue must have gotten a discount on shitty pleather this season.

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Vogue 8935
Boring.

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Vogue 8939
Sister Wives: The Business Edition.

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Vogue 8941
No Vogue release would be complete without the addition of an Ugly Hat.

Oh, look, I saved the best for last…

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Vogue 8942
I don’t know about you, but it’s high time we had frog and owl purses in our respective wardrobes.

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That frog is just like, “… nope.”

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Oh god, I just noticed that there is a nest with eggs in the background of the owl picture. I’M DYING.

Oh, Vogue.

24 Jan

Nothing like some Vogue-hate to cheer me up when I’m having a shitty week, amirite. Thanks, Vogue!

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Vogue 1341
I don’t get this. It looks someone tried draping for the first time and failed as hard as they could possibly fail.

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Vogue 1342
True story: I check my Google search terms every day (because they are hilarious and awesome) and my very favorite one was when someone found my blog by searching “buttcrack sundress.” I always wondered what a buttcrack sundress was. Now I will wonder no more.

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Vogue 1340
From the puffy darts to the shitty fit to the sad attempt at whatever is going on there with the neckline, this dress makes my heart hurt.

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Vogue 1337
No comment on the dress, I just think the pose is really really funny.
COME AT ME, BRO.

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Vogue 1338
Y U mad, tho?

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Vogue 1347
Vogue, stop trying to make the danglies happen.

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Vogue 8873
The pattern describes this as a “fitted bodice.” I don’t know about you, but nothing about that bodice looked fitted to me.

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Vogue 8870
Well, that pattern placement is just tragic.

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Vogue 1345
NOPE.

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Vogue 8887
I actually don’t mind this get-up too much (except for that pants length… yikes). I just wanted to make fun of her shoes.

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Vogue 8879
The fuck is going on here.

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Vogue 8883
Vogue, what did we just talk about regarding those danglies.

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Vogue 8891
The prettiest beekeeper you ever did see.

I’m noticing a new trend here, in that NOTHING FUCKING FITS ANY OF THESE MODELS. What the hell! I know that most fashion magazines pin back the clothing to make it tight on the models, but ffs Vogue you had these things sewn for you. Could you not size down?? Compare the actual pants to the line drawing here. Those are not supposed to be Hammer pants, contrary to what the photo would have you believe. I’m just… I have no words. No words at all.

Vogue, go sit in the corner and think about what you’ve done.

NO! Bad Vogue!

31 Oct

Soooooo Vogue just released their fall/winter sewing patterns. (Un?)Forunately, they aren’t too bad this time around. Not a lot of snark here; these are actually pretty boring & blah and ughh I almost didn’t bother posting because I was just so fucking underwhelmed. Seriously – even Koos van den Akker appears to have left the crazy at home this time. But, I dunno, it’s a slow day & the requests have started trickling in so I’ll just consider this my Treat to y’all. No tricks, please!

One thing that stuck out to me this go-round was the sheer amount of unnecessarily frivolous patterns.

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Vogue 8858
Such as… oh, I don’t know, this flamingo flamenco skirt?

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Vogue 8850
Or this vintage repro – while beautiful, I just don’t see a modern woman waltzing around the office with a giant slab of fabric hanging off her waist like a forgotten napkin. Or am I just being a bitter old hag here? Maybe it’s the cheap shiny satin, but this pattern is getting the serious side-eye from me right now.

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Vogue 8853
A flowy ruffled blouse with a matching flowy ruffled caplet in the same eye-bleedingly busy print? SIGN ME UP.

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Vogue 8846
Or perhaps you fancy a dress with a built-in cape? It is Halloween, after all.

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Vogue 1335
Buzz Lightyear, to the rescue!

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Vogue 8868
I know everyone is freaking out over the fascinators, and I’m not going to rain on your parade for fear y’all are gonna eat me alive.
All I am gonna say is, it looks like the black-eyed children have finally found a way to be invited into your home (spooky link alert, FYI!)

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Vogue 1334
Nothing earth-shattering here, only the most unflattering outfit I think I’ve ever seen.

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Vogue 1332
REAL TALK: This straight-up looks like a vagina.

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Vogue 8855
Wonderful pocket place y’all got there!

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Vogue 8867
They finally did away with the randumb giant leaves this time, and instead settled on using decapitated arms.

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Vogue 8869
“BLIIIINDED BY THE LIGHT- WRAPPED UP LIKE A DOUCHE, ANOTHER BONER IN THE NIGHT~”

More Vogue WTF:
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

New Vogue Sewing Patterns Are Here!

26 Jul

Oh my god, you guys – Vogue just released their newest line of sewing patterns! It’s like Christmas in July today!!!

Unfortunately, the new line-up isn’t really fit for snark. The designs are inoffensive, rather plain honestly. *YAWN*

So instead, we’re going to make fun of the pictures! Because they are hilarious . Also there is a mysterious window.

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Vogue 1316
That kind of side eye comes from someone who has been hurt before.

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Vogue 1313
I’m curious as to why they decided the perfect moment to take the picture was also the exact moment the model fell directly on her ass.

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Vogue 1317
Lurks McGee

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Vogue 1321
Incognito McGee

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Vogue 1320
Invisible Chair.

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Vogue 1312
Oh, God… I can’t even… is she popping a squat? WHO DECIDED ON THE POSES FOR THESE PICTURES?

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Vogue 1324
“Don’t go… it’s… it’s not safe out there.”

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Vogue 1325
“Ok, hon, it looks like you’re a little too tall for the frame. Do you mind crouching down a little? I need to get those killer Payless shoes in the picture as well. There. That’s good, that’ll work. You’re a natural, doll.”

In all seriousness, that 1325 suit is pretty fucking cute:
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Vogue 1318
I would love to make some type of snarky comment implying that the fan is necessary when you are wearing a stank-inducing vest made of plastic alligator skin but I think the picture speaks for itself.

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Vogue 8832
For the gay pirate in all of us.

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Vogue 8844
Or, if you’re a shriner, we’ve got you covered on that end too

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Vogue 1322
I need someone to explain this garment to me because I’m not entirely sure what I’m looking at. Is it… a suit jacket with no arms that has magically expanded into a cape?

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Vogue 8843
I just love the randumb giant leaf they chose to include in all that handbag pictures.

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Vogue 8829
A prime example of a tragic fabric choice. This pattern is actually super cute; it’s just impossible to see past the shiny on the envelope picture.

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Vogue 1315
This one was my favorite, which is why I saved it for last. She looks like she’s creeping around a doorway and I spent about 10 minutes laughing at when I first saw it.

It is basically Christmas today, so I suppose I owe y’all a gift of some sorts:
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I hope you like it.

WTF: our new etsy shop!

1 Jun

my roommate/bestie & i have decided to combine creative forces & open our own etsy shop! we are planning on manning a booth at this year’s tomato art festival (oh yes, we nashvillians love our tomatoes), but we thought it wise to start early & dip our toes in, so to speak. we have named ourselves the wicked tomato factory (WTF for short!).

i made pincushions! y’all know how i feel about a good pincushion :)
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