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My Tartan Gown (Vogue 9053 )

My Tartan Gown (Vogue 9053 )

Dearest Visitors, it´s been months since I finished my Tartan Gown and finally we had a shooting so I do have pictures for this blog post. Hooray! First I would love to give the usual round-up for other seamstresses. Sewing Summary: Pattern: Vogue 9053 Fabric: Red Tartan (100% wool) bought from a local fabric store & poly lining dark green Notions: Thread Zipper Edge tape interfacing (a lot! might have been 5m) Cotton batiste fusible interfacing Sewing Time: Completed over…

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Cape-tasia Part One

Cape-tasia Part One

Confession time! I absolutely love and adore capes. I don´t mean a simple circle without lining or construction. I am talking about Vintage Style fully lined / interlined capes with a hood or collar, nice design choices and handsewn details. So, my autumn and winter sewing was (besides all the dresses I have shown on my IG home feed) capes, capes and capes. And guess what there are more capes on my sewing list right now but more of companion…

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The 1909 “Beatrix” Skirt Pattern Review

The 1909 “Beatrix” Skirt Pattern Review

Do you know Sense & Sensibility Patterns? Well I hope you do or you’ll miss out on some lovely sewing patterns. The first Pattern I ever bought was the e-Pattern called The 1909 “Beatrix” Skirt Pattern which I highly recommend for beginners. I made this Skirt in walking length last summer and wore it to a historical funfair in Kornelimünster, Germany.   Sewing Summary: Pattern: 1909 Beatrix Skirt Pattern Fabric: Linen light blue (3 meter) Underling Fabric: Cotton batiste mauve…

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