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Fitting the Ginger stretch jeans

Yes I know, I am VERY late to the Ginger party! I have used itch to stitch Liana for stretch jeans, and I really love them. However, I wanted to try to make a pair of high waist jeans, and it seemed easier to use the Gingers, that are high waisted. Ha!! I had forgotten …

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Baby pants with cats

We have family members expecting their first child, so I decided to sew some baby stuff for them. OMG I had totally forgotten how annoying it is to sew those teeny-tiny things! I made these pants, and I will make a blanket, and that will be it. When the child is 16 years old I …

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Lonetree v3 – adding lining

I really love the Lonetree jacket, and my second version in denim turned out really well. But it is freezing in Denmark right now, so I decided to make a lined version as well. I used a yellow cotton twill and lined with a navy polyester quilt.  There are a lot of pattern pieces, which is a …

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Uvita no 2

So, I made a new Uvita from itch to stitch. I fixed the issue with my square shoulder. I am still not thrilled with this (can you see how annoyed I am in tho photo haha!). It feels clingy on the stomach,and there still is the strange fold over my bust from under the arm. …

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Sloane sweatshirt from Named

I have made the Sloane sweatshirt from Named. I cut a size 40 bust and 42 hip (According to the measurement table I should cut a 38 bust/ 40 waist/ 42 hip, but I decided to cut 40/ 42 due to the make of the PDF pattern – I have written more about this at …

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Lonetree jacket from Indiesew, version 1

So, I have had this pattern for a while. I really like it; nice, casual summer jacket. I was very much in doubt about the sizing. My measurements are bust 86 cm/ 34″, waist 71 cm/ 28″ and high hip 100 cm/ 40″, widest hip 105 cm/ 41″. From the size chart, his puts me …

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Jalie 2805, bulk production!

So, I have decided to not buy ANY ready-to-wear (RTW) in 2018! OK, emergencies can arise, and therefore I have allowed myself to replace shoes/ underwear/ swimwear. But everything else I must make myself. By 2019 I hope to wear only me-made, so I am trying to replace my RTW with me-made (and give the …

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Uvita top – free pattern!

So, I made the Uvita! And I really want to love it, as I have a similar RTW top that I really love, and I would like to make my own   I made size 4 bust/ waist and size 10 hips. I added 4 cm/ 1.6″ in leght in sleeves and body. The pattern …

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Brasov top from itch to stitch

So, I made my first Brasov! I made this in a deep blue, very beautifull velvet with nice drape. It turned out very well! I love the neckline that covers up nicely, as well as warm the back of the neck. Great detail. I think it looks very classy, while actually being very warm and …

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