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  • Burdastyle drape dress 2008-04-117

    Can one label one’s own sewing project a pièce de résistance? If so I would like to give this credit to this particular item in my winter wardrobe a Burdastyle knit dress with a draped bodice. To be honest, the pattern itself is quite easy…

  • My winter makes: A Burdastyle sewing bonanza!

    So let’s take a look at my latest makes – a winter wardrobe using four different Burdastyle patterns. I worked off and on on this wardrobe for about two months and it’s always a such a sense of relief and to put it all together…

  • Knit running hat

    Lately several of my sewing projects have been centred around keeping warm when exercising outdoors and when I’m running and biking I need something unobtrusive on my head that is warm, but not too warm. Hence why I drafted this knit hat pattern.  It covers…

  • Kwik Sew 3567 wool top

    Kwik Sew used to be such a prolific activewear pattern company and when I first started making moisture wicking knit activewear I used a lot of their patterns. Now they seem to focus primarily on regular clothes and I miss the old days! But that doesn’t…

  • Track pants inspired by Tory Burch Sport

    I often look to ready-to-wear for inspiration for my makes and sometimes I simply copy a garment that I like. This was the case with these track pants that are heavily inspired by Tory Burch Sport Colour Block Track Pants. I adore her activewear look,…

  • Video: Winter workout wardrobe

     My latest makes: I have been sewing a mini workout winter wardrobe over the holidays, perfect now that the weather hit sub-zero Celsius this weekend. The wardrobe is very streamlined in colour as you will see in the video. Basically only three colours, but…