Tag Archives: linen

Using the ‘right’ side of the fabric

Thank you for your kind comments on my last post about my reversible skirt. It is a bit ridiculous that making such a simple garment has been so pleasing, but it seems that lots of you are with me on … Continue reading

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The dilemma of reversible fabrics

I know which side of the fabric is the right side, but what if I like the wrong side too? That makes it an unintentionally reversible fabric, right? This fabric is a delightful Italian linen from a high end English … Continue reading

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Linen wrap skirt: BurdaStyle 02/2015 #109

More sewing for Felicity This skirt was made with the same fabulous embroidered linen I’d used earlier for a boxy top. It’s a lovely wrap style with box pleats front and back and enormous pockets. Pattern: BurdaStyle 02/2015 #109B Size: … Continue reading

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Short boxy tops: BurdaStyle 06/2015 #106

There has been a bit of (totally justified IMO) criticism of Burdastyle magazines lately.But it’s not all bad. Some of those boxy patterns actually turn out alright. Let me show you my evidence The cute Felicity version The trial version … Continue reading

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The mindfulness dress: BurdaStyle 07/2011 #131

No I haven’t found that pattern yet. But lets talk about something different. Why should the mindfulness colouring in trend be limited to paper? Fabric can be coloured in too! I had a lot of fun with this dress. And … Continue reading

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Jungle January update

I am pretty certain I am not going to make up my Jungle January swap in January. But you need at least an update in January, right? I have the pleasure of Lara of Thornberry as my swap partner. You … Continue reading

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Blue and green with quilting cotton in between

Fancy pants chiffon dresses? pfft Oscar de la Renta laminated tweed? Give me a break! I need an easy peasy cotton sack dress. The less shaping the better. And anyway, who said blue and green should never be seen unless … Continue reading

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The last summer dress and drape-y overtop

It feels like autumn is coming, but I have one last summer outfit to show you. It’s perfect for hot days. Perhaps I’ll get to wear it one more time, before winter?? Yeah, I know, who do I think I’m … Continue reading

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Italian style + Swedish curtain fabric = interesting blouse

What am I doing making a top out of Ikea fabric when I have just bought all that lovely designer stuff? Well, it was a project that was not finished when I went shopping, a style I wanted to try … Continue reading

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