Posts Tagged ‘patterns’

I am a castaway!

I am thrilled to tell you that I am the ninth castaway on the ongoing series Desert Island Sewing over at the Scruffybadger´s place. Hop on over to read about which patterns I would bring with me to a desert island. It´s such a fun idea Ms. Scruffy has hatched, and I have enjoyed reading…

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The Christmas Dress, or and update on the Blue Velvet Dress.

Do you remember the navy blue velvet dress I was about to make back in …ehem…September? Well, turns out, Vogue 8280 wasn´t really for me. Because this was a style of dress I hadn´t tried out before, I decided to make a trial dress. A wearable muslin if you will. The pattern was great, and…

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Christmas came early this year.

You know I love Burda Magazines, right? Imagine my delight when I discovered a 1961 issue on Swedish ebay! I knew I just had to have it, and to my surprise, nobody else was bidding on it, so I won it! Yay! Not only did I win that lovely issue, I won another pattern magazine,…

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FESA: The corduroy pants

Edit: I had no idea, but a post over at the Coletterie stated that it is Corduroy Appreciation Day today! Fitting, no? So, I finally finished my corduroy pants! I´ve been wanting to make a rust colored pair since seeing Carolyn´s version. I have already told you about the beginnings of these pants, so here comes the finished…

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Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 04-06-118

BurdaStyle Magazine 04-06-118

Pattern size: 36-44 Pattern type:  Women’s cropped pants pattern with side zipper. Rating: Recommend, with modifications Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? If you look past the alterations I did, yes. Were the instructions easy to follow? I didn´t really follow the instructions, as these…

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Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 06-2008-108

BurdaStyle Magazine 06-2008-108

Avaliability: This is a BurdaStyle Magazine pattern from the June 2008 issue. Pattern number 108. Pattern type: Shirtdress Rating: Highly recommend. Pattern Description: Shirtdress pattern with elastic waist and darts both in the front and the back. Knee length. Pattern Sizing: Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done…

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