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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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Liana stretch jeans – back pocket placement

Yup, those are the exact same jeans on the pictures, only the placement of the pockets are different! I decided to take the back pockets off my last pair of Lianas and place them more flattering (I REALLY didn’t want to do it, but honestly it didn’t take more than 5 minutes removing them, and …

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Liana stretch jeans, light blue

So, I finally made my light blue denim Lianas, absolutely love them!! This time I added an additional 3 cm in the length of the legs, and will wait with hemming until they have been washed 3 or 4 times, as my jeans tend to become too short. I have now made 4 Lianas, and …

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Tid, tid, tid

Aah at have fået nyt job, og dermed tid, tid, tid (og sjove arbejdsopgaver, rare kollegaer OG kort til arbejde! Win-win-win!!). Jeg har syet to kjoler efter arbejde denne uge, fået shreddet  og er også nået til at kigge mig omkring her i vores nye lejlighed (nåja, og har jo fået tid til bloggen igen). …

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Altanen tager form

Jeg har jo fået en fantastisk dejlig altan – der er badet i sol fra ca kl 13 og resten af dagen 😀 SÅ dejligt!  Selv Bjørn kan lokkes derud hehe! Jeg har selvvandende altankasser herfra, og en kapilærkasse med tre tomater – og squash, efterårshindbær, jordbær osv osv. Bjørn har i øvrigt selv gang …

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Hjemmelavet – erh, kunst til væggen

Bjørn og jeg flyttede jo i efteråret, og vi har stadig noget bare vægge. Så vi har tegnet omridset af vores hænder på karton, sat i en ramme fra Ikea, og voila, hyggeligt til væggen 🙂 Jeg tænker at jeg nok vil synes den er endnu mere hyggelig om 20 år når han er en …

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