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Lekala 5573 – Blouse

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Lekala 5573 is a pattern I bought on line and printed myself before the company began offering patterns made from personal measurements. I had to lengthen the upper front part to accommodate a larger bust.

I had a little piece of fabric and I had to be very creative to get the pattern to fit on the piece. I didn’t have enough for facings, so that I made from another fabric.

I use the blouse, but I don’t have the pattern any longer as I am not that happy with the fit. I usually get compliments when I wear it, though, so maybe it is just myself being to critical. well, too late, the pattern is gone.

New Look 6648 – top

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This bat wing top, New Look 6648, is one of my favourites. Until now I only thought that I had made three of them, but I just realized that I have four on my closet. I have made view A, b and C and a mix of view A and B.

The time I used printing and assembling the pdf pattern is well spend after making it so many times. The top itself is easy to cut and sew.

Ariadne Tunic

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Tanit Isis Sews is a blog where I found this great pattern called the Ariadne Tunic. The tunic is very easy to cut and sew, and by a adding a contrasting binding at the neck and bottom you can make different versions. I have made two tunics and the fit is great. I just need to find/make a tank top with a very low back to wear underneath.