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  • Open back workout top

    Sometimes I get very specific design ideas in my head, and then just dive right in without doing a test garment! This workout top was an example of this approach, and in hindsight, I should have tried it before I cut into my precious Meryl…

  • Sewing yoga capri leggings

    So let’s take a look at one of my latest and favorite activewear make, a pair of bold print yoga capri leggings. I just love this fabric, and this was my last piece, and I just barley managed to squeeze all the pieces in (good…

  • Burdastyle double breasted jacket August 2017

    My Burdastyle tailored jacket

    So let’s take a look at the tailored jacket that I spent a large chunk of March making. This jacket was the main reason I bought the August 2017 issue, I’ve been searching for ages for a jacket like this, both as a sewing pattern…

  • Burdastyle eyelet blouse

    Here is one of my latest makes, a fitted white cotton eyelet blouse. I bought the fabric last year when fellow sewing blogger Esther took me to some Barcelona fabric stores. I only ended up buying one fabric (I try to be a picky buyer!)…

  • Burdastyle voile blouse

    So here is my finished cotton voile blouse, that I sewed as part of my winter plan. The pattern is from Burdastyle’s 2013 June issue and it is the fourth time I sew this pattern, but this pattern has so many variations (including a shirt dress)…

  • Burdastyle 2017-08-106 pleated skirt

    I have a big thing for sewing pleated skirts that hit just above the knees. Currently, I have about eight me-made versions of this style in my wardrobe and I it’s a combination of them aligning with my prefered aesthetic (i.e. classic and vaguely retro)…