Monthly Archives: September 2012

Coverpro 1000CPX, Vogue 8634, patchwork sweater/ top.

My husband recently bought me a coverpro 1000cpx . This is a top stitching machine that sews with 1-3 needles.  It really just makes straight stitches, still it is great for jerseys, decorative top stitching and finishing borders. It complements … Continue reading

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Mccalls 6603

Now that I am getting wiser about what my girls actually like, I need to get sewing. McCall’s 6603 (See photo on left) was one of three patterns I just had to get. The pattern was  easy to make, but I … Continue reading

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simplicity 1763

It seems like it takes me a little while some times to grasp what type of clothes my girls want. I have made so many things in the past based on what I liked. I am finally understanding what they … Continue reading

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Loretti 5937

I am a compulsory sewing pattern buyer. In stead of watching TV for relaxation, I tend to search the internet for new fun ideas and sewing patterns. It has been a while since I bought a Loretti pattern. But the … Continue reading

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Childrens apron from 1925, “Sy forkær smekker og servietter” by Olaug Berg, boksenteret 1999.

After finishing my daughters tunic yesterday I felt I needed a simple project. I ended up looking through some library books I had borrowed and found a very cute children’s apron. It is similar in shape to the apron I just … Continue reading

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Second try at Vogue 8731, tunic / dress

I had one yard of a rayon/polyester/spandex mix, a jersey knit. It was not much fabric, but could I make it work with this pattern??? Yes, I decided that I could :-). At first I worked on making it according … Continue reading

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