Tag Archives: customizable sewing patterns

All Sewn Up in 2015

Just some of the highlights of 2015! I pledged not to buy RTW clothes and made all of my own. I posted my makes to The Monthly Stitch, Kolabora, and Sewist as well as to my blog at Zibergirl.com. I … Continue reading

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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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Sewing Contests Coming Up In June!

Hi sewing friends! The Monthly Stitch has just announced this year’s Indie Pattern Contests during the month of June 2015! There are tons of great prizes and discount codes from the sponsors. I want to encourage everyone to join in … Continue reading

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Roses for your Birthday!

Happy Birthday TMS! What a great year it has been too. I appreciate all of your time and effort in creating and managing this wonderful site. You have given us the opportunity to come together and share our common interests.  Thank … Continue reading

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Thank you for your votes!

Even though I didn’t win during The Monthly Stitch Sewing Challenge, it was great fun to play along. Many of the sewers had outstanding and creative garments in the weekly challenges, so it was really hard to choose. I appreciate any … Continue reading

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Fantastic Dress and Purse… Lekala Style

For the last contest on “The Monthly Stitch“, I made a polka-dot cotton dress with  red decorative stitching and a box purse from a piece of heavy weight plaid cotton canvas and  blue brocade satin lining. I’m very happy with … Continue reading

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Double Bow Back Tops

Again, as I did for my own sparkly bow back top around Christmas, I used Lekala Sewing Pattern Company  pattern # 4284. I input the measurements of the girls I made them for, and then printed the patterns out and taped them together. … Continue reading

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Elegance is Good Taste Plus a Dash of Dazzling

For this post I’m sharing a video tutorial on the quick and easy steps for putting together Lekala pattern #4324. I used a novelty quilting fabric from Beverly’s to test the pattern. It’s quite charming with black fashion magazine text … Continue reading

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Proud to be an Assisting Editor for Lekala Patterns!

I have a new part-time job with Lekala.Co! It’s a great pattern company with customizable patterns that you can download, and use instantly! The website lets you select standard body measurements used all over the world, or you can put … Continue reading

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