Category Archives: Jalie

Jalie 2005, Hot Patterns La Strada

First up is Jalie 2005.   This is an out of print pattern, but I think it was hugely popular back in the day.  I tried the boatneck and really, I don’t like boatnecks that much, so the shirts were … Continue reading

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Jalie 2682 X 2, a Hot Patterns Layering Tank, Vogue 9207d and some other things

I’ve been on Christmas vacation and don’t go back to work until tomorrow, so I have had sewing time!!!!!!!!! Yay!!!!  It’s been so awesome! Things I’ve gotten done: Two Jalie 2682.  Seriously…I LOVE this top.  I went up three sizes … Continue reading

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A tale of 3.5 tests

So last week I did a test of the Jalie Eleonores.  I used a ponte knit as my muslin fabric.  Overall, they need some work.  I didn’t want to take the time to get them fixed, so I just put them … Continue reading

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This and That

I’ve been doing some slow sewing here lately…or at least that’s what it feels like!  Last weekend, or maybe the weekend before, I started on a muslin of the HotPatterns Sarine top. This is another one of these patterns that … Continue reading

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2015 Wrap up, and Sew Many Dresses, Sew Little Time, and Sewaholic Thurlows

I’m a bit behind on blog posts and I had intended each of these to be a standalone…but let’s face it…I’m better off writing less and scrunching them into one post because I have time now.  🙂   It’s early … Continue reading

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Jalie 2680

I made this coat a second time…but it’s for my sister on this go around.  She likes pink, and my local Joanns just so happened to have some of this softshell fleece in pink!  I made a size BB for her…this … Continue reading

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Jalie 2911s

One was in the plans, but I found two fabrics at Joanns that I liked, so two were made.   My favorite is the  blue one because I love the color, but I know these both will get a lot … Continue reading

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Here a cami, there a cami….

Sometimes I just want to play with lace!  I decided that I want to sew this pattern into a dress next… I have the fabric picked out and it’s a solid ITY in Teal/peacock.  It’s a FANTASTIC color…but it’s really … Continue reading

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Jalie 2680 – Finished

Finally!!!  This has seemed like the never ending coat project!  I put the final touches on it this morning.   Here are the dressform shots: And on me: Overall, I’m super pleased!!  This pattern went together perfectly and I used … Continue reading

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Two Magic Skirts and a Jalie Twist Top

I had been working on the HP Essential Shift top and got tired of making muslins.  My muslin tolerance is relatively high, but my sewing time is limited and I prefer to be produce things I can actually wear.  So … Continue reading

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