18 November, 2014

  • 09:37 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Drop waist dress 08/2014#131

    I liked this as soon as I saw it in the magazine. It was not difficult to make and the petite sizing was fine for me even though I’m much taller than the recommended 160cm. I love the clean design …

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22 September, 2014

  • 11:04 PM

    meggipeg added the project called Long Sleeved Tee with Pleat

    This top was made from some lovely, soft printed knit fabric from a fancy fabric sale. I didn’t have quite enough so pieced the sleeves with some black. I made size 38 and I’m very happy with the f…

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21 June, 2014

17 June, 2014

  • 05:22 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Burdastyle 12/2012 #139

    I found this beautiful fabric and knew it had to become this Burdastyle jacket. I have been waiting a long time to find the right fabric to make this and I couldn’t be happier with how it turned ou…

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13 March, 2014

  • 04:14 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Colette Laurel dress in denim

    This is my first attempt at the Laurel pattern. I am really pleased with it, although it does need a couple more adjustments. I lowered the neckline and took in the sides, but I need to lower the b…

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  • 04:07 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Colette Iris Shorts - meggipeg

    This is such a great shorts pattern. It is so flattering and comfortable and I’m happy wearing shorts again after years of not wearing them!

    I made two pairs, both from stretch woven fabric – on…

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  • 03:59 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Twinkle Sews - White Magic

    I dyed this fabric at a Natural Dyeing course using Shibori techniques. The dress is made using the ‘White Magic’ pattern from the book ‘Twinkle Sews’ by Wenlan Chia. I lengthened the tunic pattern…

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2 January, 2014

3 December, 2013

6 October, 2013

  • 05:19 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Burdastyle Princess panel top (06/2013#113)

    The perfect breezy top for spring. This is flattering and comfortable and made interesting with the princess seams and fabric panels. This was very quick and easy to sew and I’m sure I’ll make seve…

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23 September, 2013

  • 06:06 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Jamie Jeans - Named Clothing

    I loved the look of the Jamie jeans from the new Finnish pattern company, Named, so I thought I’d give it a try. It certainly lived up to expectations in style, fit and detailing. It’s my new favou…

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9 August, 2013

  • 02:12 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Burdastyle 04/2013 Dress 109A

    I had an offcut of black boucle fabric from a designer sale. I just managed to squeeze this dress out of the piece. I used black satin for the neckline and red cotton for the lining. I like the sha…

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26 July, 2013

  • 10:37 PM

    meggipeg added the project called McCalls 6404 Leggings/skinny jeans

    I used very stretchy denim to make View D of this pattern. I added piping to highlight the seam detail. I was not happy with the fit of these and the curve of the front and back seams is not flatte…

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18 May, 2013

9 April, 2013

7 April, 2013

3 March, 2013

11 February, 2013

  • 11:16 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Burdastyle magazine 11/2012, #124 and #128

    The skirt and top combination featured in the November 2012 issue of Burdastyle. The skirt is made from a sturdy, stretch knit fabric, rather than the woven fabric recommended in the pattern. The t…

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3 February, 2013

  • 04:45 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Drape Drape 2, No. 4

    This is the fourth pattern from the Japanese pattern book ‘Drape Drape’ by Hisako Sato. It is a quick and easy project as it requires only one pattern piece. It does take a little bit of patience t…

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2 February, 2013

5 November, 2012

  • 06:01 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Drape Drape 2, No. 2 One-piece side drape top

    This is the first pattern I have made from the Japanese book ‘Drape Drape 2’. It is created from one pattern piece and has an asymmetrical side drape. For more pictures and information, please foll…

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3 September, 2012