Category Archives: Garments

McCalls 6796

While waiting for some Style Arc blouse patterns I sewed McCalls 6796 pullover top. Originally I had planned for Butterick 5954 , but I did not have enough fabric for that. And I am still unsure if I really like the style. I … 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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Anima Pants meet Stripes

I stuck to my plan and have finished my casual wardrobe so far (except for the cardigan that I am still knitting).  The pants are the Anima Pants from papercut, the T-shirt is self drafted. Tha Anima Pants are quite … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part III

It finally starts to look like a jacket. I have inserted both sleeves and added the facing: The sleeve cap is supported by a sleeve head. I used “Watteline” for this. I cut the sleeve head so that it goes … Continue reading

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Building My Wardrobe

Lately I have been thinking a lot about my wardrobe and what direction my sewing takes meto. In most cases I sew something because I like the pattern or a specific fabric, or I want to try a new technique. This … 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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