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LizDN9

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15 April, 2015

  • 05:12 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project NewLook Spring jacket
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    A simple jacket design, this time from NewLook patterns (K6217). Made from a lovely cotton fabric which was a bit pricier than I usually opt for, but it was lovely to work with. The sleeves are par…

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  • 04:58 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Basic Drape Jersey Cardigan
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    A simple drape cardigan made from jersey fabric – my first project inserting sleeves!! I am really pleased with how this cardigan came out, my second Ottobre pattern and again – no pattern adjustme…

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23 March, 2015

  • 07:11 PM

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    LizDN9 commented on the project Simple Drape top

    Yes Mary, it’s out of the Ottobre Woman current issue (Spring/ Summer 2015) – I can always get a copy at my local WHSmith (other newsagents are available!)



22 March, 2015

  • 07:20 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Simple Drape top
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    A simple top, with some pleats added at one shoulder to create a drape effect. This is the first Ottobre pattern I have done and very pleased with it. You take your size measurement from your bust,…

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  • 07:15 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Applique Cat Cushion
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    A cushion I made for my friend for her birthday. Made from bits I had in the fabric box, contrasting fabrics divided by a cotton ribbon. I got the idea from Sew Mag, you can download the cat templa…

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2 February, 2015



1 February, 2015

  • 03:35 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Sorbetto Variation
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    I made this top based loosely on the Colette patterns sorbetto top, I have made the sorbetto top before and knew that it fit round me, I had also already made the adaptations for an FBA, and liked …

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25 January, 2015



22 January, 2015

  • 10:57 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Wheat bag
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    My Grandma managed to get hold of some dried wheat from a local farmer, I have since been making these wheat bags for me and my friends. Easy to make…simply cut the fabric to the size/ shape you …

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16 September, 2014

  • 09:34 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Margot Pyjama Bottoms
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    A basic Pyjama bottom pattern from Tilly and the Buttons book: “Love at First Stitch”. My first pair of trousers! (Albeit super simple ones!) Sorry for the crazy shadows in one of the pictures!

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24 August, 2014

  • 03:04 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Stuffed floor cushion
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    Another floor cushion I have made for a family member, you stuff the cushion with a single duvet/ blankets, perfect way to store those extra winter layers, and the mean time you have a large squash…

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12 August, 2014



2 August, 2014

  • 01:40 PM

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    LizDN9 commented on the project Rosette Cushion

    Sort of, inspired by one I saw in a book I which explained how to make a rosette but then applied to my own design :) xx



29 July, 2014

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    LizDN9 commented on the project Beachy cushion

    I stitched it with the machine…but don’t be fooled. I stitched it with matching thread, which you can’t see in this picture. The ribbon already has the white sticth you see in it, as part of the …



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6 June, 2014

  • 12:04 PM

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    LizDN9 commented on the project Bow-Clutch

    Thanks, this is a quick project to make, I feel the need to make many in lots of different prints!



5 June, 2014



2 June, 2014

  • 09:57 AM

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    LizDN9 added the project Floor Cushion/ Blanket storage
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    A slouchy floor cushion but it is cleverly stuffed with a spare single duvet and a crocheted blanket, which you can take out and use on chilly nights!

    I used coordinating fabric which were left …

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1 June, 2014

  • 06:15 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Spotty Peg Bag
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    Peg Bag made by my own pattern, with fabric left over from the basket liner I made. I ended up with the hole a bit too big so added a ruffle into the gap.

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  • 04:04 PM

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    LizDN9 commented on the project Nautical Stripes Bag

    Thanks, if I were to self critique I would make the handle strap a couple of centimetres thinner, so it sits on the shoulder better. Also it’s a deep bag – okay for stuffing your stuff in (towel, b…



31 May, 2014

  • 11:02 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project The Sorbetto Top
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    A free pattern from Colette Patterns to make this basic cotton vest.

    The pattern bias binds all the edges, but I added full seam allowances and used french seams in the sides so I had no raw edg…

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  • 10:38 PM

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    LizDN9 added the project Nautical Stripes Bag
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    A kind of slouch bag, fully lined, pattern drafted by myself.

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28 May, 2014

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    LizDN9 commented on the project Raglan Sleeve Swing Top

    I love this top….shame I am not as skinny as you… I think you will figure out pattern grading very soon though?!! Thanks for sharing :)



27 May, 2014

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    LizDN9 added the project Tribal print top
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    My first ever attempt at making clothing, with input from my Mum. I was given the fabric from one of my Mum’s friends, and I drafted the pattern from an old top I had. Mum helped me to make it fit …

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