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Lisbon Cardigan from itch to stitch

Ok, I already LOVE itch to stitch due to the perfect stretch jeans pattern, Liana. Today I made the Lisbon cardigan and was not disappointed; it came together easily and with beautiful finishing. I was not sure whether I would add buttons, but now I think that I will, because the shape is very flattering when …

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Driftless cardigan in French terry

So, after I made the Jalie Helene and wasn’t thrilled, somebody pointed me to the driftless cardigan (Thank you!!). This is exactly what I was looking for! The details are very nice, with binding in stead of just turned seams, and I also like the fit a lot better – still oversize, but not boxy …

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Jalie T-shirt, 2805

Phew, my trust in Jalie has been restored 🙂 I made the 2805 straight size U and it fits well! Only alteration I have made to the pattern after sewing this up, is removing around 4 cm/ 1.5″ (!) in sleeve width for the last 25 cm/ 10″ of the sleeves. I have cut 4 …

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Jalie Helene cardigan

This morning I made the Helene cardigan, in a lovely, sooo soft grey/ orange stripe jersey, and I have to say I’m torn. I love the pockets, it was a very fun sew with the unusual construction techniques, but I have to say that I feel it is an unfinished pattern overall. For example, the …

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