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Sewing for the beach: Named Alpi Chino Shorts

After 6 years I’m going to the beach again soon! And of course it’s a great opportunity to make appropriate clothing…Enter Named Alpi Chino Shorts Dopo 6 anni tra qualche settimana andrò di nuovo al mare! E ovviamente è un’ottima opportunità per cucire dell’abbigliamento adatto…E quindi i i pantaloncini Alpi di Named erano d’obbligo! For this pattern I upcycled a pleated skirt that I never … Continue reading Sewing for the beach: Named Alpi Chino Shorts

Sewaholic Thurlow Shorts: color-blocking addiction

I’m so happy I finally made Sewaholic Thurlow Shorts. Actually they were meant to be full-length pants…but I didn’t have enough fabric (well, I mean pants fabric!) for a trial pair…and I wasn’t just ready to part with some cashmere wool. After all I wanted to test the fit… Sono davvero contenta di essere riuscita a cucire i pantaloncini Sewaholic Thurlow In realta’ volevo fare … Continue reading Sewaholic Thurlow Shorts: color-blocking addiction

Sewing for Boys: Charles Pants Compagnie M.

Here is something I don’t get to do often…sewing for kids. But I couldn’t resist the cuteness of Compagnie M.’s patterns. Ever since discovering Mara Blouse through Evie’s blog I’ve been hoping she would release an adult version… Ecco una cosa che non faccio spesso…cucito per bambini. Ma non ho resistito ai bellissimi modelli di Compagnie M. Da quando ho scoperto la blusa Mara grazie … Continue reading Sewing for Boys: Charles Pants Compagnie M.

Comfy with Aime Comme Marche à Suivre pants and Aime Comme Material Girl top

As much as I like tailored garments…I also love being comfy. And these two are great for that: Aime Comme Marche à Suivre pants and Aime Comme Material Girl top. I was just lucky they both fit straight from the envelope in a size S…There was no time to make a muslin. Nonostante mi piacciano i capi elaborati…adoro anche star comoda. E questi due cartamodelli … Continue reading Comfy with Aime Comme Marche à Suivre pants and Aime Comme Material Girl top

Fitting Misteries: Low-rise Pants La Mia Boutique 3/2014 – Misteri di vestibilità: Pantaloni a vita bassa

After making my first version of La Mia Boutique 3/2014 pants I was determined to alter the pattern: I wanted a lower waist and slimmer leg. The pants were fitting me well in the waist and hip area so no alterations needed. To lower the waistline: I removed the waistband completely. I then dropped the waistline by 1 inch and drew a new line. From … Continue reading Fitting Misteries: Low-rise Pants La Mia Boutique 3/2014 – Misteri di vestibilità: Pantaloni a vita bassa