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A Green Fenway Bra with Swiss Dot Tulle overlay (made using supplies)

EN Summary: In partnership with (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 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 (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 Neste artigo vou partilhar informação detalhada sobre os materiais usados, fotos detalhadas…

Ongoing sewing project: the 70s inspired (faux) suede coat – Projeto em curso: Casaco de imitação de camurça estilo anos 70

Today I want to show you guys some progress photos of my current sewing project. The coat is almost done, I only have to sew the buttonholes, stitch in the buttons and apply the shoulder pads (they are just roughly pinned in place at this stage).
--- Viva pessoal, hoje queria mostrar-vos algumas fotos do projeto de costura que está em execução no momento. O casaco está quase pronto, falta fazer as casas, aplicar os botões e os chumaços (neste momento os chumaços estão mais ou menos no lugar presos com alfinetes).

The pattern is from Burda International magazine (April 1996, mod 912) and was originally a dress, but I decided to turn it into something that could double up as a spring coat too. I changed the front opening into a top down faux placket (it’s “faux” because there's actually a facing inside; the illusion of a placket is created by the fabric folding into a tuck and then top-stitched; the excess fabric introduced by the tuck was added to the pattern, of course). 
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