Category Archives: Sewing

Itch to Stitch Angelia Shorts

When Kennis from Itch to Stitch calls for pattern testers, I can not resist. This time it was a pattern for shorts, and as usual, the pattern includes different options, ranging from simple to a version with five pockets, belt loops … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part IV

I can still not believe that – finally–I finished the Marfy Jacket. The last post about it was in July last year. All I had to do was placing the pockets, hemming and inserting the lining. But after summer I … Continue reading

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Have you seen my Sewing Mojo?

Most of you probably have been there before, now I have lost my sewing mojo somehow. It does not mean that I do not sew at the moment, but it does not give me the joy it should. Mainly because … 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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Butterick 6031

One basic I can not live without in winter are slips. The last ones I made are worn out by now and so I needed a replacement. Last time I used Jalie 2568. The pattern is quite nice, however, the … Continue reading

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Pattern Testing: Dolores Pocket Skirt

I have been a pattern tester for the first time! Some weeks ago, Beth of Ready Ruthie was looking for some pattern testers for her skirt pattern and I was lucky enough to get accepted. The skirt itself is an A-line … 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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Signe Summer Dress

After another exhausting week at work I wanted to sew something easy at the weekend. As much as I enjoy sewing the Marfy jacket, this is a long term project, and I needed something with instant gratification to treat myself … 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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