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A Seamwork Aurora

Welcome, August! We’re one month closer to fall weather, hooray! We’ve had a very rainy summer here in Tucson, so it’s been a little cooler than normal… well if you think the low 90’s are considered cool. 512 more words


Chantilly in a lovely Floral!

This is a lovely dress that I made quite a while ago!  So long ago in fact that I remember wearing it on New Years Eve of 2014!   587 more words


Shards of Hope dress

Sometimes it seems like all the stars align and a project suddenly happens that ticks several boxes at once.

My good sewing buddy Mel and I were thinking – it’s about time we did another twinsies creation, where we both make the same pattern at the same time. 1,130 more words

Indie Patterns

Colette Iris Shorts: The Mock Up

Such a great pattern! These are the Iris Shorts pattern by Colette. I looked at the sizing and decided I was between a 10 and a 12 so I made a size “11”. 657 more words

Sewing Projects

Another Astoria... #Coletteseamworks

Regular readers probably saw this one coming, but yes, I needed one of these in navy blue :-)

Again I cut a size medium, adding an additional inch to the length of the bodice. 25 more words


Polka Dot Sorbetto Top

So here’s my first blog post! I wanted to start this blog ages ago, but never took the time to do so.

At the moment I sew lots of summer clothes because I moved from northern Germany to Catalonia last year and recently found that my wardrobe is not appropriate for the heat we are facing for about two months now… :D So I’ll post more of my summer makes soon! 186 more words


Strawberry fields

I have an ongoing obsession with Heather Ross’s fabrics. Aside from Liberty it’s about the only fabric I buy compulsively, scouring the four corners of the Internet to buy little scraps of discontinued perfection. 251 more words