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lauriana

is at www.petitmainsauvage.blogspot.com...

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22 March, 2015

  • 04:39 PM

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    lauriana added the project Big pockets from 1951
    Voor_listing

    I loved the dress in a picture in a magazine from 1951. And then, I found the perfect fabric for it.
    So, I drafted a pattern to get the look myself. The only thing I really changed (on purpose, th…

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16 March, 2015

  • 08:19 PM

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    lauriana added the project 1937
    Voor_listing

    Believe it or not but the design for this dress is originally from 1937. I used a reproduction pattern from EvaDress
    It took some time and effort to get the fit to what I…

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4 March, 2015

  • 07:27 AM

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    lauriana added the project a simple dress for short jackets
    Wit_listing

    I needed a simple dress which would work with the little bolero jackets I made years ago. The result was this very plain, fitted pointe one.
    As usual, I drafted my own pattern.

    More about it on…

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2 March, 2015

  • 11:37 AM

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    lauriana commented on the project Karmelki

    What a lovely dress! The shape and fabric work really well together and it looks great on you.



28 February, 2015

  • 10:00 PM

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    lauriana added the project finally a suit
    Lachen_listing

    i made this jacket years ago but somehow put off making a pair of trousers to go with it until last week.
    I’m glad it’s finally a suit now!
    I designed and drafted the patterns for both pieces my…

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14 February, 2015



13 February, 2015

  • 07:49 AM

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    lauriana added the project How about a twisted top?
    2_listing

    I love a twist-design and this style is probably my all-time favorite. I made my first version back in 2011 and there have been several other versions since. I made my own pattern and this is the l…

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8 February, 2015



21 January, 2015



20 January, 2015

  • 08:04 PM

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    lauriana added the project a lovely dress for winter
    Zakken_listing

    This winter, I was determined to finally sew myself a dress using the lovely black wool crepe which had been in my stash for years…
    I thought several different design but settled on this one. A …

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17 January, 2015

  • 02:59 PM

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    lauriana added the project Sewing for him
    Zij_listing

    Sometimes, I sew for my boyfriend. And this time, thanks to this fabric I found at the market, he got a type of garment I hadn’t made him before: A cardigan.
    I drafted my own pattern based on the …

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13 January, 2015



24 December, 2014

  • 05:02 PM

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    lauriana added the project Downton Abbey blouse
    Blouse_voor_2_listing

    When re-watching season two of Downton Abbey, I really started to like the blouses worn for daywear by both the young ladies and off duty maids… And luckily, I have some really old sewing magazin…

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23 December, 2014

  • 05:04 PM

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    lauriana added the project 1957 outfit
    Voor2_listing

    For reasons which are a bit too complicated to explain here, I decided to try and copy this outfit from 1957 using tutorials and patterns from that time.
    The skirt and belt were made using a tuto…

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16 December, 2014



3 December, 2014

  • 08:23 PM

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    lauriana added the project 1965 dress
    Voor_listing

    Dress made using a vintage ‘enlarge to size’ pattern system called Frohne.
    This design is from the summer of 1965.
    I’ve blogged about the pattern system here

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25 November, 2014

  • 10:20 AM

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    lauriana added the project a winter coat re-born
    Voor2_listing

    Years ago, I made myself a winter coat (own design and pattern) which I loved (in fact, I’m posted it on Burdastyle as well. It should still be somewhere in the far reaches of my studio but it’s ea…

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21 November, 2014

  • 09:50 AM

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    lauriana commented on the project Merckwaerdigh BHS10, View D bra and Make Bra Hipster

    Very pretty!
    And it’s funny to see someone who doesn’t live in the Netherlands sewing with Merckwaerdig patterns. As a lingerie sewing pattern brand, they’ve been around for a while over here but …



17 November, 2014

  • 08:32 PM

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    lauriana added the project cozy autumn dress
    Riem-voor_listing

    What’s nicer for those cold dark evenings ahead than a nice warm and comfortable dress?

    I hope this dress, made from knit fabric, will fit the bill.
    As usual, it’s designed and drafted and sew…

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8 November, 2014

  • 04:21 PM

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    lauriana added the project Jeans and a shirt
    Bladeren2_listing

    I have made skinny jeans… I’ve made all kinds of jeans over the years, but never that. Even these are not your standard skinny jeans, of course. They are a high-waisted concoction by my own desig…

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  • 04:14 PM

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    lauriana commented on the project My wedding dress in silk duchesse

    GREAT. The design is very good: Classy, stylish and flattering. The dress looks very well made and it suits you so well.
    I hope you loved every moment of your wedding day and I wish you the best…



31 October, 2014

  • 05:20 PM

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    lauriana added the project new "Market Bag"
    Nieuw1_listing

    I needed a new large bag for grocery shopping at my local market. So, I made this one.

    More about it and the pattern I made for it are on my blog-…

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26 October, 2014

  • 03:50 PM

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    lauriana added the project A new coat for him
    3_listing

    My boyfriend needed a new coat, so I made him one.
    The design and pattern are my own.

    More about it on my blog

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  • 03:47 PM

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    lauriana commented on the project Dark Gray Hooded Steampunk Corset Coat, Corset & Chemise Blouse

    The whole outfit looks very impressive.
    I hope you’ll sell your items easily.

    About the corsets though, they don’t look like they provide any waist reduction. Obviously, they are very nice as t…

  • 03:40 PM

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    lauriana commented on the project Plaid wool Jacket

    That’s such a nice jacket! And you look really comfortable in it too.

  • 03:37 PM

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    lauriana commented on the project Deppari

    Very cool. You remind me, I should get back to using Pattern Magic…

  • 03:36 PM

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    lauriana commented on the project Otoshiana

    Oh wow! I love the Pattern Magic books but I have never seen this project made by anyone before.
    Great work.