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Laura Mae’s Hollyburn Skirt

Here’s a lovely version of the Hollyburn skirt, by pattern tester and blogger Laura Mae! (You may remember her Cambie Dress featured on the blog last year.) Look at how it flares! Isn’t that lovely? I really like the subtlety of the dot print fabric. Here’s a link to her project post for even more […]

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Hollyburn Sew-Along with Rachel from My Messings!

Happy Friday, everyone! Would you like to join a sew-along for the new Hollyburn Skirt? Now’s the perfect time! Rachel from My Messings is going to host a sew-along on her blog! Meet Rachel, and her lovely Hollyburn Skirt: Rachel was a pattern tester for the skirt pattern, and she enjoyed it so much she’s […]

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Trisha’s Cordova Jacket: With Leather Panels!

I am looking forward to sharing this version of the Cordova Jacket with you today! Some of you suggested that this jacket would be great in leather, or with contrast paneling. Trisha’s done both in her pattern testing jacket! Isn’t it gorgeous? You know you want to check out more of her photos on her […]

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Samantha’s Cordova Jacket

Want to see more Cordova Jackets? You got it! Samantha who blogs at Buckingham Road was one of the testers, here’s a look at her version! Click here to visit her blog post and see more photos. She’s modelled it from all angles for you to see! (I picked this photo because of the windswept […]

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Mika’s Alma Blouse

More Alma Blouse ideas for your Monday morning! There are so many great versions of this blouse out there. For View B, you don’t have to make the collar in contrast fabric. Mika from Savory Stitches used the same fabric for the collar and the body, and it looks fantastic! Click here to check out […]

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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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Lauren’s Alma Blouse

Lauren’s version of the Alma Blouse is playful and fun! In contrast to Karen’s vibrant and sophisticated print, Lauren picked a small-scale plaid and trimmed her blouse in rick rack for a splash of colour. Same pattern as Karen’s, even the same version of the blouse (View A), and yet it’s a completely different look! […]

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