Category Archives: Lekala

Lekala Reversible Dress

I’m thrilled to share this unique and easy to make reversible dress with you! This is Lekala pattern 4545. Lekala patterns are made to fit your personal measurements, so it’s fun and easy to make a dress and know that … Continue reading

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March Marches On

I have several things to share with you that I have been working on during the first few weeks of March. First, just let me say that I tried out for the position of a Bernina Ambassador, but I wasn’t selected. … Continue reading

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Little Bunny Phoebe

“Little Bunny Foo Foo Phoebe Hopping Through the Forest….” Pattern: Phoebe Dress by Colette Patterns Fabric: Radiant Girl by Lecien Fabrics Year: 2016 Notions: thread, zipper, buttons, interfacing Time to complete: One day to cut, one day to make First worn: By my granddaughter in … Continue reading

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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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Sewist: The New Sewing Social Network

It’s been a little over a month since the new Sewist.com site opened. It’s a place where members can share sewing and crafting projects, review and comment on projects, and socialize in groups. You can search through hundreds of patterns in our growing database … Continue reading

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So Long, Marianne!

I love this cute knit dress designed by Christine Haynes. The Marianne has a 60’s vibe and can be made up easily in a variety of knits and styles.   The one I’m wearing is a practice muslin that I made to  check … 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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Time to Vote!

I’m proud to be part of the collective over at The Monthly Stitch. We are a group that has recently reach 1000 members! Of course we all love sewing and that brings us together each month in a theme related … Continue reading

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Riding that Train….

I’m so impressed with all of the entries for the Indie Dress Contest! There are some awesome makes using unique indie patterns. Many of which are brand new to me. It’s so neat to see what they look like on real people! Here … Continue reading

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Fun in a Field of Dandelions Dress

Here’s my entry for the Indie Pattern Month Contest for Dresses. I hope everyone is having fun sewing up all their entries for the contests this month. I know I am! Pattern? Why did you choose it? I used Lekala Sewing … Continue reading

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