Tag Archives: linen

Again with BurdaStyle 09/2018 #108

A comfy baggy sweatshirt is a good thing and I really like this one. Instead of lace, I used a two way stretch cotton sweatshirting – much warmer though a little less elegant – and the top is somewhat larger … Continue reading

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Summer threads

A crazy long time ago I muslin’d this skirt, finally finished making it last summer.  I wore it a lot the last two summers and like it muchly. The pattern is a 1990s’ish Burda 4022 and I cut a size … Continue reading

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Late Summer Linen

I have been slowly trouser-ing it up in the sewing room and finished this pair of slouchy, light weight linen pants last night.  The fit is good enough and I took these pictures this afternoon after wearing them most of … Continue reading

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Roses and White Linen

Last week I whizzed up a few pairs of leggings for the kids.  They were very plain and very practical and by the third pair I was bored.  So, as the sewing machine was back I thought I’d try a … Continue reading

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Bad sewing and fab fabric

I’m human and cannot cannot resist the wonderful temptation that a good fabric sale brings.  So, when The Curious Kiwi noted that a Wellington store was selling yardage for a song I went the very next day and bought a … Continue reading

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