Author Archives: SewingElle

Baby pink linen Kalle shirt

I wish I was writing about having made multiple Closet Case Kalle shirts and shirts dresses. Sadly, I have only made one. So far. This is such a great pattern. I made the cropped version with the faced hem, but … Continue reading

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Souvenir T-shirts are nice, but souvenir fabric is the best

I’ve been on the most glorious holiday to the UK. Some quality souvenir shopping was done. You would think I would come home and immediately sew some of it. Or perhaps some of the souvenir fabric from Madrid from my … Continue reading

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Fabric shopping in Madrid, another cocoon coat and another Bella

I’m sorry to report that the strawberry thief shirt has not been progressed since I posted last. I have two excuses. Excuse 1 I had a work trip to Salamanca in Spain. I didn’t take my sewing machine with me. … Continue reading

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Bella Dress #2 and #3

I knew I couldn’t stop at just one. Such a satisfying pattern! Bella Dress #2 isĀ  for me. I added an infinity scarf made from the leftover metrage, inspired by Lara from Thornberry. It’s a good way to get rid … Continue reading

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Vegetable jacket: BurdaStyle 11/2014 #110

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you might have noticed I have a weakness for IKEA fabrics. Dresses instead of curtains. Skirts instead of upholstery. That sort of thing. When faced with this Instead of thinking cushions … Continue reading

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The perfect dress for eating autumn food: Tessuti’s Bella

My first Tessuti pattern. I’m. In. Love. So swirly. So loose fitting through the waist (what waist?) Clever pockets. Technical details Pattern: Tessuti’s Bella Dress Size: XXS to XL ( bust 81 to 106 cm). I made a size M … Continue reading

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Mmmm. Delicious autumn food

[is it still autumn??!] Who knew cauliflower could be so delicious? Twice-baked cauliflower souffles Ingredients 200g cauliflower, cut into florets 1/2 onion, chopped 1 bay leaf 2 fresh thyme sprigs 350ml milk 80g unsalted butter 120g plain flour 4 eggs, … Continue reading

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