Category Archives: Kwik Sew

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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Christmas Gift Sewing

There has been a whirlwind of activity going on in my sewing room for Christmas this year!  It’s been CRAZY.  It’s been so crazy that I haven’t had much time to do anything but work and sew for the last … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1036 – Batgirl!

My office had a Halloween contest this year, and I chose to be Batgirl!  (cue music!) How fun is that?!  I’ve never made a costume before, so this was a fun, new experience and I really enjoyed the whole process. … Continue reading

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Kwik Sew 1335, Kwik Sew 2908 and Simplicity 8228

The lingerie sewing continues! Last week I put together Kwik Sew 1335.  This is an out of print pattern that I picked up from Ebay awhile back. I loved this cover illustration and just had to have it.  The pattern … Continue reading

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Vogue 9218 and Kwik Sew 2075

Earlier this week, I decided that lingerie might be the best thing for me to sew right now.  I spotted the new Vogue 9218 and was smitten.   Here’s the pattern: Usually I don’t ask my husband’s opinion on what … 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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HotPatterns 1144 – Deco Vibe Sarine and Kwik Sew 3924

Here’s the finished product!  (I’m going to test out some pic sizes in this, so if you prefer one over another, let me know.  Wordpress used to just make them nicely…now I have to fiddle!  First up is without fiddling … Continue reading

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Two Kwik Sew 2101s and a Hotpatterns Shirt Tail T

There has been lots of sewing going on!  Since my last post, I’ve completed two bras made from kits from Needle Nook Fabrics plus a muslin top from Hot Patterns.  The fabric for the bras were from these kits that … Continue reading

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McCalls 5975 and Kwik Sew 2101

McCalls 5975 is finished!!!  I completed it a week ago or so and have worn it a couple of times so far.  It’s a winner!  Just to refresh, I wanted a simple knit dress that I could make up in lots of … Continue reading

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KS 1066…again, McCAlls 7249 and Kwik Sew 3793

Lots of sewing has been going on lately!    I decided that I wanted a black slip, so I made another 1066.  This was to go under McCalls 7249. This dress is a huge winner!  I want to make another … Continue reading

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