Category Archives: Top

T-Shirt Bergen

This is a small project I made last summer. I am in great need of simple T-shirts, and I have a good fitting pattern (the ITS Idyllwild), but I was reluctant to start. Plain simple T-shirts are a bit boring. … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch Bellavista Top

I participated in one last testing before I had to pack away my sewing machine for the move. It is the Bellavista Top from Itch-to-Stitch.  The Bellavista Top comes in a comfortable swing bodice with a center-front panel. It also comes … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch Lago Tank

I made a few items I haven’t blogged about yet. One of them is the Lago Tank, a free pattern from Itch to Stitch. Here I wear the top with my already very faded Angelia shorts in Bastia, Corsica, where … Continue reading

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Sinclair Patterns: Danielle Batwing Top

On a whim I applied for a pattern testing for Sinclair Patterns. I never sewed a Sinclair pattern before, so  I was quite exited when I was chosen as a tester. The new pattern is the Danielle Batwing Top, a … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch: Arenal Top

Once more I have been testing for Itch to Stitch – this time the Arenal Top: a simple shirt featuring a V-neckline and a front yoke. As always with Itch to Stitch patterns you have different options: a regular or handkerchief … Continue reading

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Finally completed: Burdastyle 1/2007 #109A

I wanted to sew this top as soon as I read the magazine back in 2007. It only took me 9 years, but maybe it wasn’t too bad that it took so long as my sewing skills have certainly improved … Continue reading

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Vienna Tank Top modified

Right after I made my first Vienna Tank top from Itch to Stitch I made a second one, this time however I changed the pattern. I eliminated the center front seam with the facings and made the top with a … Continue reading

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Butterick 6285: The Top and a Blog Announcement / Das Oberteil und eine Ankündigung

Before I start writing about this outfit that I already finished end of March I want to make an announcement. I have decided to make my blog bilingual. From now on I will write in English and German (hey, I … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch: Vienna Tank

When Kennis from Itch to Stitch called for a pattern testing I could not resist. I did need a break from my attempts to fit some Style Arc trousers and what better excuse than to sew a cute summer top. May … Continue reading

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Style Arc Posh Top

This year I really thought about participating in “Me Made May”. But I do not need any motivation to wear my me made clothes. And I wear “me made” everyday, sometimes just my socks are not me made, sometimes only … Continue reading

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