Tag Archives: Customizable Patterns

How to make…. A Blouse with a Bow

Hello and Happy October! Before the weather turns cold, I wanted to make one last light-weight cotton blouse.  I chose Lekala 4452 for it’s vintage style and simplicity. There are only 5 pattern pieces, and no zipper, buttons, or facings. … Continue reading

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Winners!

Congratulations to all of the kind commenters during my celebratory month of September! There’s been a whirlwind of activities this past month with the marriage  of my step-daughter.  Friends and family came from all over the the U.S and as far … Continue reading

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It’s not just May, It’s Me-Made-May!

Just a quick post to share my Me-Made-May commitment with you all! Here I am wearing something made by me during the first 16 days of May. Happy Sewing!

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It’s Me-Made-May 2015 Time!

It’s Me-Made-May time again! Let’s do this, friends and neighbors! Here’s my pledge: ‘I, Barbara of Zibergirl.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’15. I endeavour to wear at least one item that is made by me, each day … Continue reading

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In case you missed it!

In case you missed it, here’s the interview I did for The Monthly Stitch Indie Pattern Month Event. I talk about the Indie Pattern Company that I work for, Lekala.co. Here’s the interview! Thanks for looking. 🙂    

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Sleeveless Knit Top Test #1

I’m building a travel wardrobe for when I visit hot humid countries this year. I want lightweight, comfortable cotton garments that I can wash and dry by hand and wear the next day. I’m testing a few knit top patterns designed … Continue reading

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Orange and Pink Striped Top

  Fabric: Medium Stretch Jersey Knit from Beverly’s Pattern: Lekala.co: Tee-shirt Top – Sewing Pattern #5922 Year: contemporary Notions:  matching thread for top-stitching Time to complete:  A few hours First worn: March 26, 2014 Wear again? Yes, it’s comfortable, and looks good … Continue reading

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