Category Archives: Craftsy

March Bra: BHS10 modified

I decided to work my way through the Craftsy class “Sewing Bras – Designer Techniques” from Beverly Johnson. The first lesson is about how to change your full band bra into a partial band bra. This is not so difficult … Continue reading

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Kwik Sew 3555: a Classic Tailored Shirt

After sewing knits for the last few weeks I looked forward to sewing with wovens again and made a classic shirt. I did not take pictures during the construction, I just enjoyed the process. The pattern is Kwik Sew 3555, a … Continue reading

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Serging, Zipper Bags and Giveaway

Before starting on sewing my casual wardrobe, I wanted to get a bit more familiar with my serger. I own it for one year now, but I did not use it often. I kind of hated the machine. I always … Continue reading

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Muslin Day

Last weekend I spent cutting and thread tracing muslins for my next three projects. Usually I try to avoid to work on several projects in parallel, but I thought it might be more efficient to handle the big rol of muslin only once. … Continue reading

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Adventures with Pants

I love dresses: I love wearing them, and I love sewing them. But I realized, that most of the time I wear trousers. Until now I have avoided sewing trousers, as I was always afraid that I would not get the fit … Continue reading

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