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Why I love sewing with knits - part 3

Posted by Maaike van Besien on

Why I love sewing with knits - part 3

A couple of weeks ago, I made 3 pairs of mini- hudson pants, one for each kid. (pattern by True Bias) I figured they could use something comfy to change into after coming home from school. The kids wear these pants pretty much every weekday, so it is comforting to know I made them something they love so much.  Happy kids, happy mum!   My daughter is slowly outgrowing the pink phase (hooray!!) and chose the bunnies, while our little man picked the cactus print. He has already put an order in for a matching top. Aren't they super cute!?  Both were finished off...

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Sewing with knits part 2: I sewed a top for my husband!

Posted by Maaike van Besien on

Sewing with knits part 2: I sewed a top for my husband!

So this finally happened... I made a piece of clothing for my husband!  I even managed to convince him to pose in his new top. He turned out to be a lot more comfortable with modelling  than I am! I used the ribbed jersey from Zonen09 and  the adult version of the Billie pattern. This jersey is super soft and feels really lightweight while it has quite a bit of body (volume) to it. Here's a close up of this fabric in the Petrol/ Rust version: I cut the pattern piece for the front into 3 pieces and added seam allowance. Then I...

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