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Johanna Lu

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19 April, 2016

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    Johanna Lu added the project Chambray pleated shorts
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    Little shorts that have little pleats, cuffs and pockets. The shorts are super flattering due to the pleats and puff shape, and also very comfortable and stylish. In the back they are shaped with d…

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18 April, 2016

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    Johanna Lu added the project Burdastyle high collar sweater
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    High collared sweater with two zippers, cords and stoppers and big patch pockets. I did my sweater using a thick striped organic cotton jersey.
    The original design has visible zippers with mitere…

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29 February, 2016

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    Johanna Lu added the project Burdastyle two in one puff sleeve top
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    I love this pattern, You can whip it up in just a few hours while still being an interesting design and a fun twist on the standard long sleeve top. Plus the fit is really comfortable.

    I substi…

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24 February, 2016

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    Johanna Lu added the project Burdastyle cardigan with gathers
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    This waist length cardigan is an adapted version of Burdastyles 03/2013 cardigan pattern with gathers at the front. I added ribbing for the waist, cuff and button and changed . I love the shape of…

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    Johanna Lu commented on the project Burdastyle ski pants

    I wore these skiing in the Swedish alps when it was around -20, with just a pair of thin thermo under layer leggings and to my surprise I was still really warm. But obviously lining them with thin …

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    Johanna Lu commented on the project Burdastyle ski pants

    Thank you!



23 February, 2016

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    Johanna Lu added the project Burdastyle ski pants
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    These are excellent no fuss pants, with a flattering fit. They look a little more dressy than your traditional ski pants which I appreciate. Plus the length and width are perfect for covering your …

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    Johanna Lu commented on the article Blue Crush: 11 New Women's Sewing Patterns

    Really strong collection. Love the all the tie details, will definitely sew the skirt and the tie waist dress is very tempting too.



18 February, 2016

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    Johanna Lu added the project Pleated mini chambray skirt
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    I made this mini skirt with deep pleats in soft chambray. I love how this skirt shares many design elements with a classic trouser design and this has become one of my favorite skirts,
    I skipped …

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12 January, 2016

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    Johanna Lu added the project Batwing dress 09/2015 #113b
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    Empire dress with batwing sleeves, gathered at the waist and features a v-neckline. Pockets are decorated with grosgrain tape.
    This is a wonderful pattern that has several unique details without b…

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4 October, 2009

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    Johanna Lu commented on the project my anita jeans

    Cool to see another great version of Anita! They quickly became my favorite pair too, now all my other jeans feel slightly uncomfortable when I compare! I’m gonna make another pair this fall, that…

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    Johanna Lu posted a message on Johanna Lu's wall

    Hi djoule!
    Sorry to hear that. No I didn’t have any issues, but I downloaded it in March of this year I think. So it was quite a while back. Have you contacted the Burdastyle staff?

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    Johanna Lu added the project Parfait dress
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    This pinafore dress pattern is from indie company Colette Patterns. It’s has a great retro vibe and is fitted around the waist and with a gathered front bodice and buttoned straps. I really like th…

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11 September, 2009

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    Johanna Lu added the project Screen printed Diana bag
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    I am officially hooked on the Diana bag – this is my third! This time I wanted to make a more personal bag so I decided to screen print the lid using the photo emulsion technique. You can see the …

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    Johanna Lu added the project Anita skinny jeans
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    I was thrilled to see that Burdastyle has tackled a modern jeans shape. So I couldn’t wait to try Anita out. Overall I’m really happy with the fit and have worn them almost daily since I made them….

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3 February, 2009

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    Johanna Lu added the project Blouse with tea dyed lace
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    I wanted to make a 20’s style summer blouse that was a little romantic, but that would also work well with jeans.
    The blouse has puffed sleeves, yokes and gathers both in the front and back. I’ve…

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    Johanna Lu added the project Cardigan with pearl appliqués
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    This retro style cardigan takes it’s cue from those pearl embroidered 50’s and 60’s cardigans that are really hard to find in vintage stores these days.
    The pattern is a modified top pattern, see…

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26 January, 2009

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    Johanna Lu added the project Skinny black jeans
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    Skinny black jeans made with red topstiching and contrast gingham lining.
    I’ve drafted the pattern myself according to my own measurements and then I took in the side seams. But it’s pretty simil…

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21 November, 2008

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    Johanna Lu added the project The Space Cadet shirt
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    This jersey shirt is based on a pattern from the Italian magazine La Mia boutique (October 08). It was my first pattern from the magazine and I am happy with the result. Making a shirt in knit is t…

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13 November, 2008

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    Johanna Lu added the project The Vanja tote
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    This tote is my own design and made in wide wale corduroy. It’s lined with cotton curtains that I found in a sales bin. The closure of the lid is done with magnetic snaps, the wooden button is for …

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    Johanna Lu added the technique Attach magnetic snaps
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    Magnetic snaps are great when making handbags and other things that need speedy closure. This is how you attach them.

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2 November, 2008

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    Johanna Lu added the project Dress with a bib
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    This is a simple sheath dress with a pleated tuxedo bib and sleeve cuffs. I’ve drafted the pattern myself using a sloper based on my personal measurements.

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