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Simplicity 1366 by Cynthia Rowley

I had high expectations for this popular Cynthia Rowley pattern and it’s been on my to-sew list for ages. It’s a simple loose fitting woven top that’s easy to fit and quick to sew. There are no darts and the wide … Continue reading

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The perfect tee

The tonic tee from SBCC is my first finished make from my #makenine list and it’s my new TNT t-shirt pattern. I was after a classic fitted tee and this free downloadable pattern is THE ONE. The bodice has the right amount … Continue reading

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Liesl and Co. Maritime tops

I wasn’t really looking out for patterns when I went to Kirsty’s Handmade Fair last year but this little top had wardrobe staple written all over it. The design is similar to a Whistles jersey top that I wear all the time and looked like … Continue reading

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In the folds Peplum top

The moment this pattern popped up on my Instagram feed, it elbowed its way straight to the top of my sewing queue. I had an October holiday to Seville coming up and this top looked perfect for the 30 degree heat. I actually finished it the day … Continue reading

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Linden sweatshirt fail

The Linden sweatshirt is such a classic wardrobe staple it seems obligatory to sew it sooner or later. I’ve had this pattern for over a year but it’s taken a while to find sweatshirt fabric that I like. I prefer light loopback knits over the … Continue reading

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FO: Lisette Portfolio top hack

This is another variation of the Lisette Portfolio top. I’ve made it twice before, here and here. For this iteration, I re-drafted the front bodice piece so it could be cut as one piece on fold. I did the same with … Continue reading

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FO: Gingham NL 6225 v.2

Winter’s been so mild recently (I made this in early November) that I’ve been not fussed about cold weather sewing. The stack of jerseys waiting to be sewn into Linden sweatshirts can wait. By the way my outfit is just … Continue reading

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