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Named Talvikki Sweater in French Terry

Posted by Renee Stokes on

Named Talvikki Sweater in French Terry

Hi everyone! This is my first post as a guest blogger for MaaiDesign. I'm Renee, I've been sewing for around 4 years and I just love it. I especially like sewing with high-quality fabrics and using indie and Japanese sewing patterns. You can find me on Instagram @stokesrenee. So, when choosing the fabric for this Named Talvikki Sweater, my big question was - is it going to be stretchy enough to fit over my head??? During my 'research' into the pattern, I had come across some disaster stories of people completing the sweater and not actually being able to put it on because of...

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Make This Simple Stylish Top With A FREE Sewing Pattern

Posted by Nicola Stachurski on

Make This Simple Stylish Top With A FREE Sewing Pattern

free ruffle top sewing pattern made in crepe fabric

Here is a fabulous free pattern to make up using either MaaiDesign's Rayon and Viscose, or the French Terry.

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See You At Six french terry dress

Posted by Lightning McStitch on

See You At Six french terry dress

When new See You At Six fabrics arrive at Maaidesign it pays to be quick. I was lucky to score one of the last few remnants of this fabulous, floral French terry and had just enough to squeeze out a little sweater dress. (Butterick B6494) A raglan sleeve dress pattern is a great way to use a smaller cut of fabric as the pattern pieces are shorter, and with this dress pattern having princess seams front and back, there were multiple small pieces to cut. It was only a moderately hard puzzle to fit it all on my fabric. But ultimately...

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