Author Archives: littlesewingdreams

Blog Move / Blog-Umzug

I moved with the blog to a new site: Please use this new link to go to my blog. I will keep this old blog still online for some time but eventually close it. All posts are available on … 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 Zamora Blouse

It has been a bit quite here on the blog. I was working on another project and then went on holidays. But now I am back and will try to catch up with my backlog. There was no June bra as … 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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May Bra: modified straps

My bra journey continues. The next lesson in my craftsy class is all about straps. For this bra I made short tapered straps: This is a quite easy alteration. The strap extensions (if any) are cut away and the top … 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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Little Owls

Sometimes, but only sometimes, I do not sew lingerie or gaments. I am not much in home decor sewing or quilting or accessories like bags. But last weekend I made these cute little fellows:   I first saw this pattern … Continue reading

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How to line foam cups

Today I will show you how to line foam cups. There might be other techniques but this is how I do it. When I start sewing a bra I like to lay out all my pieces rouhgly like they will be … Continue reading

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April Bra: BHS10 modified

It has been a bit quite here on the blog. If you follow me on Instagram you might have seen that I did sew, but I just was not in the mood of taking pictures and writing a blog post. I … Continue reading

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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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