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Vienna Tank Top Sew-Along, Part 5

The top is nearly finished, there is only the hem to do! You have different possibilities for hemming your Vienna. Hemming knits Fold the hem allowance to the inside and pin. You can use a cover stitch machine. Then you … Continue reading

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Vienna Tank Top Sew-Along, Part 4

The top is already looking quite nice. We still have to do the neckline and the hem. Today we are sewing the neckline. But before we start, we finish the front. You have two opportunities: the facing can be folded … Continue reading

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Vienna Tank Top Sew-Along, Part 3

Today I show you a second method how to construct the yoke. This method is also used for shirt yokes. Yoke – Method 2 Prepare the front and back pieces for the gathering: Sew two rows within the seam allowances … Continue reading

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Vienna Tank Top Sew-Along, Part 2

Before we start sewing, I wanted to mention one last point for preparation. Silk fabric is often very slippery and tends to  shift. To make life easier, you can use spray starch. This makes the silk stiff and easy to handle. … Continue reading

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Vienna Tank Top Sew-Along, Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of the Vienna Tank Top Sew-Along. This post will cover all the prep work. Fabric Choice The Vienna Tank Top is a summer top and designed for lightweight fabrics. Yoke and necktie are made with woven … Continue reading

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Announcement: Vienna Tank Top Sew-Along

This is the official anouncement for the Vienna Tank Top Sew-Along. I am really excited as this is the first Sew-Along I will be hosting. I really hope that you all will have fun and learn a few things as … Continue reading

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New in the shop: Vienna Tank Top, Blogtour and Sew-Along

Just in time for summer I have a new pattern in the shop, the Vienna Tank Top from Itch to Stitch in the German translation.   So, all of you who are German speaking, please go to the German page … Continue reading

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TV show and film sewalong: Planning, Fabric, patterns

Today is already the second part of the TV show and film sewalong: all about planning. fabric and patterns. Last week I showed some of my inspiration pics, and I am now sure that I will make the blouse worn … Continue reading

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TV show and film sew along: Inspiration

Yacurama from “Minimale Extravaganz” is hosting again a TV series and film sew along, and I thought it might be fun to participate. Often I like a certain TV show not because of the story, but because of the dresses … Continue reading

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Testing Call: Vienna Tank Top from Itch to Stitch – German translation

Hi all, I have finished the translation of another Itch-toStitch pattern, the Vienna Tank Top. I need some proof readers who are also willing to sew up the pattern.  You can find the full description of the pattern including material … Continue reading

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