Anthea

For a long time I wanted to sew a peplum blouse. I think this style is really flattering, accentuating the waist and the gathered peplum gives you a curvier look. It’s really feminime.   The pattern really inspired me with the fabric choice. As you can see, the illustration shows a striped fabric. And I had a [...]

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Hi there, I wanted to share another sewing project I finished recently. It’s Vogue 6136 a blouse with lots of pintucks and lace.  For some time I wanted to sew a white/cream colored blouse, but never came to it. But when I found this pattern on Etsy I knew this would be perfect. I really [...]

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I know this blog is all about sewing. But I wanted to share my latest finished knitting projects with you anyway. I used a 40s pattern Bestway 1491. Source Last june I started knitting this cardi and I finished it today. It was a long journey, because I used 2 and 2.5 mm knitting needles [...]

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Ok, I’m a bit excited! After all those weeks of pattern drafting,  making muslins, sewing, loosing my sewing mojo after a break, I finished my Lutterloh dress!! And I’m so happy with the result! I just needed to dress up although I don’t leave the house today except for walking with Bear. But sometimes it’s just fun [...]

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I finally finished my playsuit!     It’s Advance 3483   Here’s a pic with skirt: I’m very happy with the result! I definitely want to make more playsuits in the future! There is more on my blog

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I wanted to share one of my latest sewing projects with you. It’s a 1938 Lutterloh pattern from one of the Lutterloh books I have. There were some difficulties with the pattern. I used the special ruler which you need to draft the minature patterns and made a first muslin. It was one big disaster. [...]

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I had a bit of a sewing slump the last couple of weeks, and to get back on track I thought about sewing something easy. I ordered this beret pattern a while ago and it was a perfect sewing project with quick results. Even for me! I’m not really a fast sewer. Source  Taking pictures [...]

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I just finished this dress in time, because it seems that summer is finally starting here! The pattern I used is Simplicity 2043. I really love the details of this dress. The skirt has pleats. There are also pleats at the waist of the front and back bodice. The shoulder seam of the front is [...]

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This is the story of the Brigitte Dress:     Starting after almost a year with this sewing project was quite difficult. Firstly, because I lost my traced and graded patterns due to the fire we had last summer. I still have the original pattern, but it is size 3jp, which is very very small! I [...]

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This morning I finished Vogue 8767, a 30s reproduction pattern, and I wanted to share the result with you! I was really in need of a new spring dress, and I think this dress is perfect. I love the jabot, belt and puffed sleeves! The construction of this dress went so smoothly, I even got [...]

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