Category Archives: Vogue

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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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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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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We Interrupt the Wardrobe Sewing for a Breaking News Flash – Vogue 7837

I made up the Burda pants yesterday and I was all sad because they’re unlined.  They’re unlined because I didn’t want to 1. take the time to line them and 2.  Figure out what lining would work with the stretch. … Continue reading

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A mix and match T, plus this and that

I went down to the sewing room this morning without a real goal in mind.  I saw the machines were still threaded with black, realized the next T in the line up was also black….so the decision of what to … Continue reading

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A tale of three tees

First up – The purple Jalie 2805.  Perfect, as usual.  🙂  This is the perfect tee pattern for a fabric with lots of 4 way stretch.      Next up is the same t, but with a Full Bust Adjustment. … Continue reading

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A preview of upcoming attactions….

1.  My sister’s dress for a wedding this summer.  I mailed the muslin home yesterday for a long distance fitting. It’s Vogue 1223.  I made the muslin from the lining pieces. 2.  A question about a full bust adjustment.   … Continue reading

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The Corporate Look

Here’s the finished top on me. Generally, this is my uniform of sorts, a button down blouse, black pants and usually a belt.    I bought about 5 pairs of these pants from Ann Taylor a few years ago (maybe 3 … Continue reading

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DONE!!!! Vogue 1387

YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!     The full pattern review is here: I’m still deciding if I want the decorative X over top of the buttons.  Here’s a sample that I somewhat haphazardly made.   Right now, I think I’ll leave it plain, … Continue reading

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Vogue 1387 —sloooooow progress

I’ve made some progress, but it’s slow going.   Here’s where I am so far: I haven’t given the yoke a good press yet, but I did pin the yoke and facing together.   The facing on the back isn’t really working … Continue reading

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