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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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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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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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McCalls 6796

I lied when I said I would not sew anything before Christmas. I just could not stand it one weekend and sewed McCalls 6796. I made this pattern already last year and did not change anything except for the collar.  I did … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch Irena Knit Top

This is the last Itch to Stitch pattern I tested, the Irena Knit Top. It is meant to be worn with a shirt or cami. Fabric I used a heavy weight knit from my stash. It is thicker than I thought and … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1849 and some underwear

Do you plan your next sewing project while on work? I do, sometimes. Especially when I am standing in the rest room and looking into that big mirror. This happened a few weeks ago when I was thinking about a … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch: Idyllwild Top & Dress

This is my first make of 2015. I already finished it a few weeks ago, but did not get around to taking pictures. It is so difficult in this season of the year to take good pictures. So please excuse the heavily … Continue reading

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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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