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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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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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February Bra: Make Bra Free Bralette & String Set Pattern

Hi everybody, Today I have something a bit different for my monthly bra, the free bralette and string pattern from Make Bra: As this is difficult to photograph when it lays on the floor, and as it does not make … Continue reading

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Work in progress: Vogue 8667

Remember when I said that I would make the Davina dress in a wool knit? Plans have changed though when the fabric arrived. The knit is from Anita Pavani and it is lovely but it  has onlysome mechanical stretch. So … Continue reading

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January bra: Merckwaerdigh BHS10 in lace

What better way to start off the New Year than with a new lingerie set! This is again my go-to pattern, the Merckwaerdigh BHS10 and three different panties: Watson Bikini, Milano Slip and Lacey Thong from Fehr Trade. I decided … 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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