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12 December, 2014

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    debycoles commented on the forum topic whats going on with burda magazine?

    I decided not to renew my subscription because even if there were 1 or 2 patterns in an issue I wanted to sew, I just can’t find my way through the maze of all those lines on the pattern sheets. S…



9 December, 2014



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21 February, 2014

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    debycoles added the project Cowl Neck Top, my own pattern
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    What is it about a cowl neck that we all love? As one of my pattern testers said when I was talking about my various plans for this pattern, “You had me at cowl neck….” I think this style is just…

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6 February, 2014

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    debycoles added the project Wear Everywhere Dress - free pattern
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    My latest free sewing pattern release is for this easy-to-sew Wear Everywhere Knit Dress. Made for knit fabrics with a moderate stretch, this dress has just two pattern pieces, the sleeves are alr…

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19 January, 2014

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    debycoles added the project Classic straight leg knit pants
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    An easy to sew and versatile pattern. Great for beginners. Sew a comfy and relaxed pair of pants – dress them up or down depending on your fabric choices. Fitted and shaped around the body, hip…

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3 January, 2014

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    debycoles added the project Free pattern - gathered front top
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    Sew a princess seam top with gathering down one side, makes it flattering and interesting too. I can’t stop making them! The soft gathers and draping on the regular fit are so pretty for work und…

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3 December, 2013



25 October, 2013

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    debycoles commented on the pattern BurdaStyle Digital Magazine Winter 2014 Issue

    Can anyone tell us – does this include the digital pattern version of each of the individual patterns, or it is simply the massive pattern maze all printed on each other, the same as the magazine a…



18 September, 2013

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    debycoles added the project The Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
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    The latest free sewing pattern from So Sew Easy is this cute wrap dress pattern. The front has a cross-over bodice with pleats, there’s a straight skirt and an optional elastic waist, with a match…

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13 August, 2013

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    debycoles added the project Must Sew gathered front shirt
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    A MUST Sew pattern – Butterick B5495. Great easy to sew top with flattering front gathers. Shame I burnt a hole in the first one, but very quick to sew up another. Give this pattern a try in a prin…

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6 August, 2013

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    debycoles added the project Twist Front Top - free pattern
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    The latest sewing pattern from So Sew Easy is a free t-shirt pattern for the Twist Front Top. It’s a sexy halter top that can also be a dress if you’d like to extend it. Designed for knit fabrics…

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22 June, 2013

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    debycoles commented on the project Summer Drape Top - free pattern

    Hi queenie. Its a very basic draft, so I would have thought it easy. You could probably leave the shoulder straps the same, but make the front and back collar a little wider if you needed to.
    The…

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    debycoles added the project Embroidered eyelet skirt
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    Have you tried my free pencil skirt pattern yet? I researched how to draft my own custom skirt pattern and wrote a tutorial – Draft your Own Pencil Skirt Sloper. My first skirt was great and I we…

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16 June, 2013

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    debycoles added the project Very Easy Wrap Top
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    I’ve been continuing to develop my love for Sewing with Knits as I’ve been taking the excellent Craftsy course online. This week I made a Very Easy Vogue wrap over top from pattern Vogue V8390. I…

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24 May, 2013

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    debycoles added the project The perfect bag pattern?
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    One of the most popular free sewing patterns on the web is the Buttercup Bag by Made by Rae. And for good reason.

    You can make a really cute bag using just a fat quarter of fabric, and some lin…

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18 May, 2013

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    debycoles added the project The Kiss My Behind Dress
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    I had desired this dress from afar for a long long time – the Butterick B5353. The model looks so cool, sophisticated…and the dress so slimming and flattering. I felt as my sewing skills had come…

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13 May, 2013



6 May, 2013

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    debycoles added the project Summer Drape Top - free pattern
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    The latest release in my range of free sewing patterns and tutorials – the Summer Drape Top.

    Designed for softly draping knit fabrics, this blouse is easy to make, flattering, cool and strappy, …

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19 April, 2013

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    debycoles added the project Super easy 30 minute skirt
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    I simply cannot believe this was SO EASY! If you want an easy to make and easy to wear skirt that’s flattering, and so cheap to make then read all about this project on my blog because this is for…

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11 April, 2013



3 April, 2013

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    debycoles added the project The Dress that REALLY got me noticed
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    Danielle Dress – what can I say. I love you, and so do all my friends.

    The day I wore this into work I felt a bit like a celebrity. It was noticed and commented on as soon as I entered receptio…

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