My Wool Jacket Muslin with the finishing touches

I have finally finished my jacket muslin (Burda 11-2011-15)! My husband’s boss asked him to work on a vacation house, so this was the only project I packed so I could focus! We were there for two weeks, and I spent all my sewing time working on it. I nailed the shoulders, but had to…

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Friday Freebie!

This is a FREE Gertie dress pattern published in Stitch Magazine and downloadable at sewdaily.com. It is tagged under Stitch with Style 2013. Just be warned, there are no directions! You have to buy the magazine to get those. Too bad this magazine isn’t distributed here. It will be like a directionless Marfy pattern! http://www.sewdaily.com/media/p/8634.aspx

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My Burda Story

As I mentioned briefly, I am participating in the Burda Sew-a-Long with other ladies in the Southern Hemisphere courtesy of TheCuriousKiwi. Here is my “Burda Story.” How did you discover Burda Magazine? The internet and Blogosphere way back in 2008. What have you made from Burda Magazine? This is my first and only Burda project…

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And now I am confused…

Sometimes it just takes a hands on experience for the light bulb to turn on. Other times its just a head-scratcher. Remember my BS 03/2011 #137 muslin? I did nothing to the CB, cut on fold, and this is what it looked like. Then for the Burdastyle Sew-A-Long, I cut the same pattern, in a…

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Another StyleArc and some other things

Well I am truly a StyleArc convert. I whipped up the Laura leggings expecting a saggy baggy mess and got the best fitting pair of leggings I’ve ever made. I’m not going to take crotch pics in leggings, sorry. That’s just a little too personal. The only change I made was to shorten them by…

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