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Marie’s Alma Blouse

Marie from the blog A Sewing Odyssey has a thing for collars, so it worked out well to have her pattern-test the Alma Blouse! Yes, that’s a swiss dot on the collar! What a great idea. I always think of solid contrasts in flat, plain fabric but there’s no reason why you can’t pick something […]

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Debbie’s Alma Blouse

Want to see more Alma Blouse projects, especially the long-sleeved version? You got it! Debbie who blogs at Sew I Think I Can Sew picked View C for her pattern testing blouse. What I like about Debbie’s blouse was her fabric choice. It’s the sort of fabric that says ‘summer dress’ to me, but I […]

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Bird and Flower Alma Blouse

Last week I demonstrated a few tips for sewing the Alma Blouse. Today, I’m showing off the finished blouse! Will the facings be visible through the sheer fabric, once the blouse is worn? We’ll see! A little, yes. You can still see the facings through the semi-sheer fabric. If you’re making this blouse in a […]

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Sewing Facings in Sheer Fabric

I had enough of the bird-and-flower print left over after making the bird-and-flower Cambie Dress to make a second project! (Don’t you love it when that happens?) Luckily the Alma Blouse (View A) doesn’t require a lot of fabric, and would look pretty in a vintage-inspired floral print. When I started making this blouse, a […]

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Sewing the Cambie Dress Straps

Today, I’ll demonstrate how to sew the Cambie Dress Sleeves (or straps, if you prefer) into the front bodice. This is one of those sewing steps that might become super clear as you’re doing it yourself, but may be a little confusing in the directions. One of the great things that comes out of pattern […]

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Cambie Dress by Scruffy Badger

I’m excited to share more Cambie Dresses, made by talented pattern testers before the pattern release! This way you can see what the dress looks like on people other than me, in a variety of fabrics and colours. I don’t know about you, but I’m sometimes biased by the garment in the photographs of pattern […]

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