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Sewing and crafting for the people I love. dottasews.blogspot.com
Sewing and crafting for the people I love. dottasews.blogspot.com

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Dots
We finally enjoy the first spring warm days. I've pulled out of mu daughter's closet some clothes I had sewn last summer but didn't have time to post about, like this hacked Spin Dress by MadeIt Patterns with some beautiful knit by Nosh . The Spin Dress is ...
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My Sapporo Coat with a surprise lining
Two years
ago I went to Marché Saint Pierre in Paris with a friend and bought some dark green wool . It was a real deal (€ 24 for 3 meters) so I took it without a
project in mind. It waited in my stash until I saw the Sapporo coat pattern by Papercut,
and I...
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Bowline Sweater
I bought my serger some years ago and I've used it a lot since then. Sewing with knits is seriously addictive! I love to see how quickly a garment comes together (no darts, no topstitching, no zippers...) and how beautiful and stretchy the seams are. The do...
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A Hoodie for an aspiring Pirate
Some months
ago, I bought the book Good Night
Stories for Rebel Girls for my daughter. She fell in love with many of the extraordinary
women portrayed on the book, but the one she loved the most was Grace O’
Malley, the Irish girl who lived in the 16 th cen...
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Marinière Knit Dress
I am a stripes lover. One of my favourite outfits is jeans and a fitted striped tee, styled up with a pair of heels or down with sneakers. Now that I've learnt to sew for myself, I can't help but buy a lot of striped fabrics. This one is a beautiful, classi...
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Just add a skirt...again!
This is another tee dress I've made with the Spin dress pattern as starting point and some Nosh organic fabric. This is exactly the kind of dresses my daughter needs for schools, so I'll probably keep on sewing them! As for this dress , I've just added a ga...
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Just add a skirt
My daughter desperately needed some new dresses for springtime. Some with long, and some with short sleeves. While I still love sewing with woven fabrics, knits are still undeniably the best choice for comfortable dresses that can be worn at school and for ...
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Burda pleated pants (that fit!)
I've finally made my first pair of (wearable) pants! After so many failed attempts (never blogged about them, they were so bad), I've decided to give a last try and sew a pair of pants from Burda Style 04/2014, pattern n.110 . For this project I finally use...
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That's what girls dreams are made of: Spin dress in Nosh fabric
I've seen
Spin Dresses by MadeIt patterns pop up everywhere lately. It’s a simple skater dress
with a full circle skirt. So simple, so amazing. The perfect dress for some
perfect organic knit fabric by Nosh . Ultimamente ho visto Spin Dresses di MadeIt spun...
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The Unexpected Coat
Hello Spring! It seems like I've been waiting for spring for years
now. This winter I've sewn lots of spring garments - lights coats, light
sweaters, shirts with long sleeves, too warm for summer and too cold
for winter - as if this season could last for...
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