Introducing: Kitsune Strapless Dress

Kitsune is an easy to sew strapless summer dress. With only three pattern pieces it´s a quick sewing project with maximum effect. Perfect for the beach or the city when dressed up with heels and a cropped blazer. Kitsune (Japanese for fox) got it's name because I feel foxy wearing it ;)

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Garçonne Shirt/dress Tester Round up

I always love seing what other sewist make when searching for a pattern so here are the makes of the Garçonne testers. I hope their makes inspire you to make your own and get some ideas from their choice of fabric and prints.

You can find the Garçonne Shirt / Dress here

Bright and beautiful by Nadja

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Spot on by Ame

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Cool and crisp blue by Fanny

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Sophisticated in navy by Kristi

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 Pretty in pink by Henna

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Classy in cranberry by Diana

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Dreamy in blue by Annick

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Happy sewing!

Charlotte

 

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Introducing Garçonne Shirt | Dress Sewing Pattern

digital sewing pattern for women, garçonne shirt | dress
Bonjour! La Garçonne has arrived and is ready for your handmade wardrobe. It's a great pattern for you if you like a boxy fit and a dropped shoulder.The shirt | dress features back gathers, a back yoke, minimal button band (optional topstitching), no bust darts and hardly any waitshaping and plenty of ease at the hips.

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Sewing Tools The Good The Bad & The Ugly

Favorite sewing tools list: magnetic pin cushion

Through the years, I've aqcuired quite the collection of sewing tools and they range from, can't do without, to useless, to some not actual sewing tools. Some are cheap, some a expensive...I guess it's all very personal, but here's a list of my favourite (an not so favourite) sewing tools.
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Tester Call: Garçonne Shirt / Dress

The Garçonne shirt / dress is almost ready for testing and I would love to hear your feedback on the pattern, the fit and the instructions! The Garçonne is based on a men's shirt, has mandarin collar, a boxy fit and the option to make a shirt or a dress. The sizing has been changed and expanded slightly on both ends.

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Book Review: Concepts of Pattern Grading

Book review concepts of pattern grading third edition

For those unfamiliar with grading, it's when you take a flat pattern in a master size and use that to create bigger or smaller sizes. This is what you do after your pattern is finished, to create a set of patterns to reflect a size range.

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