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A Green Fenway Bra with Swiss Dot Tulle overlay (made using www.bwear.se supplies)

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EN Summary: In partnership with BWear.se (a Swedish lingerie/swimwear notions supplier and Bra-Maker's Supply official distributor in Europe, shipping worldwide and my go-to online shop for everything lingerie making related), I have chosen to sew the Fenway bra from Orange Lingerie, using supplies from BWear.se online shop. In this article I am sharing detail information about the materials used, detail photos of the main construction steps along with my own notes and review of the pattern. Keep reading the full article. --- PT Sumário: Em parceria com a BWear.se (Loja online que fornece todos os materiais para fazer lingerie e fatos-de-banho, localizada na Suécia e com envios para todo o mundo; é a única representante oficial na Europa da Canadiana Bra-Maker's Supply), escolhi confecionar uma versão do soutien Fenway da Orange Lingerie, usando materiais exclusivamente da loja BWear.se. Neste artigo vou partilhar informação detalhada sobre os materiais usados, fotos detalhadas…

Ongoing project: Retro-style fuchsia coat – Projeto em curso: Casaco fúcsia estilo retro

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Hello dear all, this is what I’m currently working on: BurdaStyle 2014/11 model 111: --- Viva a todos, este é o casaco que estou a costurar: BurdaStyle 2014/11 modelo 111:
This pattern is featured in the magazine with illustrated instructions, so my project notes will focus on what I've done differently from the instructions; so far I have the inner shell (lining, facings and upper collar – on the left) and the outer shell (the coat itself and inner collar – on the right) is almost done; I still have to press the hem allowances, clip and grade seams, etc
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Este molde vem com instruções ilustradas na revista, portanto vou evidenciar essencialmente o que fiz de diferente; até agora completei a parte de dentro do casaco (forro, vistas e parte de fora da gola – à esquerda) e a parte de fora está quase pronta (o casaco propriamente dito, com a parte de baixo da gola, à direita). Na parte de fora ainda tenho que gradar valores de costura, passar a ferro as bainhas, etc.
I've made…

Wearing the beanie and scarf that I've just finished knitting - A usar o gorro e o cachecol que acabei de tricotar

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More outfit photos were published here!
(click here for the project notes)
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Mais fotos do conjunto aqui!
(clicar aqui para as notas acerca do projeto)

A quick & simple knitting project – Um projeto de tricô simples e rápido

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Hello dear reader and friends, I’m just getting back "in business" after a long absence,… Life hasn't been easy on me lately and unfortunately I haven’t been able to update this blog or even sew/kit as much as I’d wish. Today I have a finished knitting project to share, a quick and easy garter stitch beanie. I used three skeins of DMC Nordic Spirit Ottawa yarn in violet and size 13 circular needles (10mm) to knit a garter stitch rectangle. I casted on 42 stitches and knitted for 11 ½ inches then bind off leaving a long yarn trail. I threaded the long train into a blunt needle and then stitched in-and-out along bound off edge. I pulled to gather top of the hat, gave it a few more stitches to secure it well and sewed the seam, shifting sides middle way (because of the turn-up).
---  Olá queridos leitores e amigos, estou de volta após uma longa ausência… A vida não tem sido fácil por estes lados e infelizmente não tenho podido atualizar o blogue, nem sequer costurar/tricota…