Tag Archives: sewing

Style Arc Kerry Cargo Pants

Do you remember my attempts at sewing some pants last year? I was not very successful and do not wear any of these makes. But I decided to try it again. I just need pants and finding RTW pants that fit is also … Continue reading

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This is not OK – The Catalogue

You remember that some weeks ago I wrote about the campaign from Susanne from mamimade. She wanted to show the world that we do not forget and still care about the fate of the seamstresses in the factories. Now the … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch Idyllwild Hack and Birthday Party

Hi everybody, I always wanted to make the Idyllwild Top with a V-neck instead of the scoop neck that comes with the pattern. I just like the look of V-necks better on me. So as Kennis from Itch to Stitch … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch: Davina Dress in Red and Blue

By now you can say that I have become an Itch to Stitch addict. When Kennis announced her new pattern and called for testers, I had to sign up. This dress has everthing I like: Fitted bodice, flared skirt, pockets. … Continue reading

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Two weeks ago I visited an exhibition at the “Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg” called FastFashion. We all heard about the collapsed factory buildings with hundreds of dead and the awful working conditions of the seamstresses. But there is … Continue reading

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OAL 2015 Outfit: Myrna and Vogue 8726

Today I am showing you my OAL Outfit. For those of you who do not know what the OAL was all about: It was hosted by Lladybird and Andi Satterlund and the goal was to finish a complete outfit, dress … Continue reading

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Itch to Stitch Carey Top

I am a bit behind with blogging, and before I write about my OAL outfit, I wanted to write about my last make. Kennis from Itch to Stitch released a new pattern, the Carey Top, and I was one of … Continue reading

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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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Itch to stich Emily Culottes Version 2

My sewing mojo is back and I have already done some pattern testing and started a summer dress I hope to finish soon, now that summer finally seems to visit us here. I finished a second version of the Emily culottes … 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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