Browsing Tag: sewing for a woman


Linen jersey Edie top

I found this linen jersey at the factory remnants. There was just enough to make a long sleeved top by combining Tessuti Mandy and SOI Edie top patterns…

Patternreview, Sewing

Kate dress by Sew Over It

I tested the Sew Over It Kate dress pattern. The hidden button placket and the 4 slits in the skirt bring this vintage inspired dress into the 21st century…


V1440 leather detail leggings.

This time I show the V1440 Donna Karan collection leggings. I decided to use some black leather to decorate the bottom part of the front trouser legs…

Affiliates, Patternreview, Sewing

Bootstrapfashion 4261 ruffle blouse

This Bootstrapfashion 4261 ruffle blouse is again part of my Sensible Sewing Challenge. It closely resembles the Lekala dress I made last year, except being a bit more fitted and having a key-hole neckline instead of a pleated one. (The Bootstrapfashion and Lekala are both official resellers of Leko…


Summer Carolyn pajamas

My Sensible Sewing Challenge was at the back of my mind when I realized that this Lady McElroy lawn was perfect for a set of summer Carolyn pajamas…


The local fabric shop had lovely new floral viscose fabrics and I couldn’t resist this tropical fabric. I had just the perfect pattern for it on my Sensible Sewing Challenge list: The Sew Over It Penny Dress. This is now my favourite dress pattern having made two dresses and…


Navy Elise blouse

I figured out that the Elise blouse pattern by Rosie and me deserved a second chance. In the first blouse the neckline was too revealing, so this time I needed to change that. Fortunately, lovely Esther at Rosie and me made a tutorial on how to do just that…