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One pattern – two styles

When I made the first summer dress recently I had some leftover fabric. Just enough to make a loose fit top with short sleeves. The zebra rayon is so lovely to wear. I used my own drafted pattern without bust dart and some extra width for the loose fit. The top is sewn with the… Lees verder One pattern – two styles

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The party outfit

Finally I can show my me made party outfit I wore on my 50th birthday party. In March I joined a workshop at Lotte Martens and made the fabric for my skirt. In the earlier post about the party outfit part 1, I discussed the design of the top. The final version of that is… Lees verder The party outfit

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Summer is here!

This weekend temperatures are rising sky high, summer is here. Time to sew a sunny summer dress. I have the most soft and thin rayon knit in my stash that’s perfect. Last year I won the Aleria pattern by Schnittquelle and I love that dress. The only thing I changed is the top band. I… Lees verder Summer is here!

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Party outfit part 1

Soon it will be my 50th birthday and I am having a party. Of course I need to make a special outfit. A couple of months ago I went to the Lotte Martens workshop and designed the fabric for this outfit. It will be a skirt with a boot neck top. Black and rose gold.… Lees verder Party outfit part 1

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New design

Finally it is about time that I made a new design by myself. That’s why I started to learn pattern drafting in the first place. So I looked at my favourite brand for some inspiration. I wanted to make a basic top with a special detail to make it less average. The Diana Top by… Lees verder New design

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First dress for spring

French Terry The fabric for this lovely dress I bought a while ago. I fell in love with the retro print. It’s a super nice french terry, so it’s a little ticker than a cotton knit and of course perfect for spring. A print like this works best with a simple pattern, so I surched… Lees verder First dress for spring