Monthly Archives: February 2013

Simplicity 1777, 1940’s dress

SECOND CONTRIBUTION TO THE 1940’S SEWING CHALLANGE This weekend we went to visit my in-laws. My brother-in-law turned 50 years and the family was throwing a party. Before going there, among other things I made my girls new dresses. Afterwards I wanted to make … Continue reading

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Adding a ziper to stretch fabric

When I sew sweatshirts and other similar projects) adding the zipper can be a problem because the fabric tends to bulge (because the fabric is stretchy). I have solved this problem by ironing s strip of fusible interfacing (cut about 1 … Continue reading

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Is it “fabric lust”, or do I need this stuff??? More fabric for my “stash”.

Now that everyone is sharing about their fabric stash I must show you this.  Yes I know, you are not supposed to store too much stuff, just use what you have. But, what if you really need some fabulous ITY … Continue reading

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Butterick 5753

Earlier I made my niece a top using a lekala pattern (https://sewingforfun.wordpress.com/2013/01/28/lekala-4161/). Regretfully it was too small, so I ended up reshaping the bottom part so it would fit me instead. I was a little sad, but on the other … Continue reading

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Vogue 8728, a contribution to the 1940’s sew allong,

Here is my first 1940’s outfit. I bought the pattern a long time ago and I was happy to finally make it. I used a cotton volange fabric. It is nice and thin, yet it doesn’t crease too bad. With … Continue reading

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Simplicity 3902

My daughter wanted a new dress. I first worked on a lekala pattern, but I did not think it turned out like I wanted it to. So, I grabbed for this pattern, view A, some very feminine cotton poly satin … Continue reading

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Daffedress fra “stoff og stil”, “pyjamas jumpsuit”, comfortable around the house outfit, leasure outfit,

My son told me hi’s girlfriend would like an outfit like this. she will be 18 years old in two weeks and needed a new one. I need to finnish it now, because we will meet them this weekend.  luckily she … Continue reading

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