Browsing Tag: sewing for a woman

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Sewing

From dress to a blouse Simplicity 1587 pattern hack

Immediately after seeing the Simplicity 1587 pattern I fell in love with the bodice. After I made the dress I started wondering if I could turn the pattern into a blouse. I used a well-fitting blouse pattern as a guide to draw a pattern for the lower half of…

orageuse-prague-blouse
Patternreview, Sewing

Prague blouse by Orageuse

I tested the newest pattern from the French sewing company Orageuse. This long-sleeved loose-fitted blouse pattern has a turtleneck collar with buttons in the back and an optional deep v-neck opening in front. I made my version out of floral polyester satin…

my-blue-melilot-blouse
Sewing

My blue Mélilot blouse

This dark blue Liberty Tana Lawn has been waiting in my stash for a while. Finally I decided to make another Mélilot blouse using one of my favourite patterns by Deer & Doe…

i-am-orion-blouse-with-a-hack
Patternreview, Sewing

I am Orion blouse with a hack

I made the I am Orion blouse that is a loose fitted top with a Peter Pan collar. I really liked the pattern but wanted to make sure that my white collar stayed white. So instead of sewing the collar on my blouse I made an old fashioned dickey that…

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In English, Sewing, Suomeksi

Winter pajamas – talvipyjama

I made myself a set of warm winter pyjamas. I modified the flannel trousers pattern from the Closet Case patterns’ Carolyn pajamas and made a t-shirt top using the shortened McCall’s M6886 jersey dress pattern…

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Sewing

Mint green Diana blouse by In House patterns

I sewed the Diana blouse by In House patterns using lovely mint green viscose. I needed to narrow the shoulders, but otherwise this pattern fits well. Although completely wearable, this blouse is a toile for a blouse I’m going to make out of silk…

winter-street-dress
Patternreview, Sewing

Winter street dress

Somebody pointed out the Winter Street Dress pattern for me when I was compiling my list of pattern companies. I was vaguely aware of the fact that PatternReview.com had some exclusive patterns but I had never tried any of them. This dress was something I have been looking for…

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10 things, In English, Knitting, Sewing, Suomeksi

10 Questions challenge

The beginning of the New Year is a good time for reflection. I have been spending a lot of time thinking about what I do and why I do it. From these thoughts arose these 10 questions. I decided to challenge all sewers, knitters, crafters etc. to answer 10 questions…

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