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Summertime Lydia

Added Apr 8, 2008

by solv

Oslo, Norway






My first “pattern-sewn” piece of clothing, hooray! I used the Lydia pattern without sleeves, and with a non-stretch fabric. I modified the neckline a bit, after struggling quite some time trying to make a nice rounded neckline with a non-elastic fabric… and I made darts on the front for a slightly closer fit.

Material Notes

Non-stretch fabric from Åhléns




Credits for the beginner-friendly Lydia pattern

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    May 18, 2009, 11.07 PMby sewzen

    Too cute! Well done

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    Apr 9, 2008, 04.26 AMby miss-g

    Nice work. Love the fabric.

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    Apr 9, 2008, 03.49 AMby olar

    I like it!

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    Apr 9, 2008, 01.41 AMby susisonne

    Very nice! I like the neckline. Great fit!

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    Apr 8, 2008, 11.13 PMby solv

    Thank you! No zipper here. The modified neckline is a bit wider than in the original pattern, and there is some slack in the back, so I can (just barely) pull it over my head as it is.

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    Apr 8, 2008, 07.50 PMby bathina

    I am impressed! Did you use a zipper ?

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