How to sew a Chanel-Style Denim blouse
How to sew a Chanel-Style Denim blouse. We have made a denim blouse and used a very nice and easy Mc Call's sewing pattern. The blouse is a classic and absolutely fantastic to wear. Last but not least: the blouse is ideal to combine with every style. Casual, classic, country-wear or business-look. Every style is possible.
Diy chic Folding bag!
It is not difficult to make a folding bag. Read this blog and you can see how to make this folding bag and where to buy the fabric. And the sewing pattern of course!
Butterick B4929 is all about a very classy jacket. Model B, C and D even have a long split at the back. It is very BAROQUE and sophisticated. If you love a party, fantasy fair, carnival, LARP or Cosplay, you will love this jacket. And if you love to wear special eye-catchers, this jacket will be a head-turning item as well.
But it ain't easy to sew this classic jacket...
Luckely we have made a photo-tutorial published at BERNINA Blogs. It in the Dutch language but easy to follow because the pictures are loud and clear.
This Slimming Jacket really works!
This slimming jacket really works and makes you look a size less. This is mainly because of the shape and the lines of the jacket, which are piping-trims. But it is also because it is made of fabric which stretch.
And believe it or not: it is made of fabric leftovers!
This chic jacket is a really treasure. The piping, the model and the stretch fabric also ensure that this jacket looks 'slimming'.
Vogue 1663; a very nice cardigan
Vogue V1663 is a combination sewing pattern for cardigan, t-shirt and pants. It's homewear but a bit neater than normal sweatpants and a hoody. Depending on the choice of fabric, you could also easily wear the garments for other occasions such as leisure and work.
The sewing pattern does not look that simple at first glance because of the pleats in the back. But it's also suitable for beginners. If you choose the right fabric, it is a fine sewing pattern.
Burda 6828: Summer love!
Longing for the summer? Most of you will answer "Yesssss". For a moment the summer seemed close again, but in recent days the summer seems very far away. How can you create a summer feeling and make the longing for the sun especially very positive?
Butterick B6852; the classic blouse
Butterick B6852 is a sewing pattern for a blouse in four variations. It is a fine standard blouse that has timeless class. The sewing pattern also falls under the Palmer Fletcher sewing method, which means that you can make the blouse exactly to size. This is explained in the accompanying instructions in the envelope of the sewing pattern.
Is this sewing pattern a must-have?
No one likes to think about it... but it can happen that you are suddenly admitted to the hospital. Or it is planned and you know that you will stay there for a few days or even longer. What kind of clothes do you bring?
The hospital's instructions advises: easy-fitting clothing, but that doesn't always mean that sweatpants and t-shirts are useful. These can also be warm and stuffy or difficult to put on and take off.
This blog is divided into three parts and appeared on Budgetsttoffen blog. With knowledge and experience, an 'outfit' has been put together that will be pleasant for a patient. Not only to wear, but also to feel comfortable when you get visitors or are allowed to walk around.
Part 2: comfortable pants
Chanel-Style Weekend Bag
Going on a short city-trip or a holiday? We have made the perfect Weekend Bag for you. BERNINA blogs offered a nice sewing pattern: The Tom Weekend Bag. But we have created the Chanel-Style Weekend Bag.
The work-description is in the Dutch language, but there are plenty of pictures to help you through all the steps to create the bag. It is actually a very simple sewing pattern. And the result is great: the bag is big, very spacey and it makes traveling light.
A classy blouse of fabric leftovers
Would you like to make a classy blouse from fabric leftovers? That is possible! Usually the processing of remnants of fabric is reduced to patchwork and this rarely has a chic look. This is because the fabrics do not always match in terms of color or structure. Sewing a classy or classic blouse is a challenge and also a lot of fun. The blouse will be unique, completely your own taste and it gives a good feeling to be sustainable and environmentally conscious.
You can read tips & tricks in this blog:
Marfy sewing patterns
They're back, or they've always been there but rather untraceable. There were questions on the Internet where to buy Marfy sewing patterns and no one knew the answer. Anyway, they're back! You can order Marfy sewing patterns again, directly through the Marfy website.
The website does not mention anything about a return or a temporary offline. A new blog has been added, informative but limited.
In any case, the famous catalogues, the sewing patterns and the 'Evergreen collections' are for sale again. And the website also has FREE downloads.
Everyday essentials is an English sewing pattern for a bag, two toiletry bags and two wallets by Noodlehead, Anna Graham. It is a sewing pattern that is unlike any other: it is a beautiful magazine! But the result is very mundane and above all practical. A lovely bag and accessories that stand out because of their simplicity and yet a beautiful finish.
And as Anna says in the introduction: "I've always had a passion for making useful items", and they are!
Occasion wear sounds a bit old fashioned, but it certainly isn't. Occasion jackets, pants, dresses and skirts are clothes which have a little bit more (luxury) appearance, making them suitable for festive occasions. Think of weddings, the holidays, birthdays, galas or dinners.
With Easter just around the corner, this jacket is ideal to make and wear. After all, Easter is often a bit unpredictable in terms of weather. It should be feeling like spring, nice and warm, but it can also be cold. A jacket, to wear over a dress or blouse, is a clever idea. After all, you can also take it off and hang it over your shoulders. Let this jacket also be special in terms of finish and lining... however you wear it: it will look timeless and classy.
Vogue 1757: Down Chanel-Style Jacket
Down jackets, coats, bags and scarves are the winter-fashion must-haves. You'll see them everywhere during this winter and they're going to be a classics. Simply because they are so warm and comfortable to wear. And for us hobby seamstresses there is an additional advantage: they are easy to make yourself.
Vogue Patterns 1757 is an excellent sewing pattern for a Chanel-Style down jacket.
The kitchen princess & Spoonflower
Once upon a time there was a kitchen princess who wanted a special kitchen apron. She wanted an exclusive lady-like apron. No problem because:
Spoonflower has a beautiful fabric that you could even wear to a gala
KNIP-Mode has a beautiful sewing pattern for a kitchen apron with many extras
and after some magic with the sewing machine, a kitchen apron, an oven glove and a tea towel was created for the kitchen princess, which met all her wishes.
New Look 6598 with the ideal collar!
Are you struggling to make a nice collar for a blouse or shirt? It happens to almost every seamstress. It takes years of sewing experience to make a perfect beautiful collar. Keep practicing! It will work out some day...
But you can also opt for a different type of collar or blouse. New Look 6598 is a nice blouse with a different collar, namely a 'wing collar'. Not only does this look neat and clean, but it's also an easy collar to make!
Vintage coats are always beautiful, elegant and stylish. And... they are never 'outdated' because most models are timeless and very classy. It is now the perfect time to make and wear a vintage coat. There are beautiful sewing patterns and woolen fabrics for sale at the fabric shops.
We will discuss three sewing patterns which stand out in terms of elegance and style!
Do you want to create a comfortable but tight dress for the holidays? Vogue Very Easy V9264 is an ideal sewing pattern. The dress is quite tight because of the high stretch content of the fabric. If you buy a thicker fabric, such as Bengaline fabric, it falls very nicely. Do you dare? There are still a few weeks to go, so make this dress and you'll be the star of the holidays!
What's the BEST sewing pattern is to make a Chanel-style jacket? This question is difficult to answer. It all depends on what kind of fabric you are going to work with, what you expect about the shape of the jacket and what's your sewing level... In this blog we are going to answer the question and clarify our choice. However, we will clearly indicate about the end result and why we rate the sewing pattern in the top ten of our choice!
How to make a corset belt?
We used the sewing pattern McCalls M4681 to make this corset belt in Burlesque-style. The blog on the Dutch page: you will find a lot of pictures. We made a step-by-step instructions gallery about the making off the corset belt.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.
Butterick B6388; nice pants!
Looking for lovely casual pants that you can actually wear at any occasion? Then take a look at Butterick B6388. This sewing pattern offers comfortable pants that will quickly become your favorite pants.
Neue Mode M23079; a nice stepped jacket
Quilted ór 'stepped'fabrics are always 'very 'Chanel-like'. This is mainly because Coco Cahnel liked to work with stepped fabrics. The fabrics are also a bit the same style as the beautiful stepped classic Chanel 2.55 bag. Thats is why we went looking for a sewing pattern for a stepped jacket!
The English sewing patterns brand 'By Hand London' is on the market since 2012. The feminine casual style is eye-catching. The sewing patterns are made for all sizes, from S to 3 XL. In addition to women's fashion, there are also sewing patterns for children. We have made the Anna Dress and we are very enthousiast!
We were not yet familiar with the sewing pattern brand: It's Afits. Time to get acquainted and test a sewing pattern! At sewingpatterns.nl we bought a pattern for a stretch blouse. And at Driessenstoffen we bought a matching fabric. A lovely stretch blouse is the result and enthusiasm for the It's Afits brand!
Marfy 1756 free Pdf pattern
Marfy Italy offers a free PDF sewing pattern to download yourself. It's a sewing pattern to make a Chanel-Style jacket and a matching skirt! We are very happy with the sewingpattern and also pleased that it is a typical classic jacket: elegant, with many 'Chanel' details and a matching skirt. In our opinion, the jacket is the pinnacle of elegance and class. As all the other the sewingpatterns of Marfy's DIY fashion!