Category: stash reducing

LMV Aster Trui Winter versie

Mijn derde bijdrage voor ‘Stik Belgique’ is de LMV Aster Trui Winter versie. Wie kent dit patroon niet. Sommige hebben meerdere versies van de LMV Aster Trui in de kast hangen. Ik maakte al eens een T-shirt versie van dit patroon. Ik gaf al in het blog bericht van mijn T-shirt versie aan dat ik waarschijnlijk in de toekomst een trui versie zou gaan maken. Het kostte bijna een jaar en de ‘Stik Belgique’ uitdaging maar hier is dan mijn winter versie.

LMV Aster Trui Winter versie

There is also an English version. Please scroll to the end of the Dutch version.

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Zonen 09 Theo overhemd stip versie

Flafinko zette vijf jaar geleden de stap om zelf kleding te maken. Zij schafte een naaimachine aan, starte een blog en deelde haar productie. Zij wilde dit vijfjarig blogbestaan niet zomaar ongemerkt voorbij laten gaan en daarom organiseert zij ‘Stik Belgique’. De opdracht is eenvoudig: gebruik een Belgische patroon en indien mogelijk ook Belgische stoffen. Ik deed al twee keer eerder mee met de Let’s Sti(c)k Together blogtour maar niet met kleding. Ik ga deze keer voor kleding. Manlief kon nog wel een overhemd gebruiken en na de eerdere positieve ervaringen werd het het Zonen 09 Theo overhemd patroon. Deze Zonen 09 Theo overhemd stip versie is pas het eerste kledingstuk. Er komt in de loop van oktober nog het een en ander aan.

Zonen 09 Theo overhemd stip versie

De details van de Zonen 09 Theo overhemd stip versie

De stof komt misschien bekend voor. Het werd al eerder gebruikt in deze versie. Ik besloot deze keer de driehoek details en het borstzakje te laten vervallen. De contrast stof is deze keer effen en werd gebruikt voor de binnenkant van de schouderpas, de manchet, de binnenste kraagstaander, de onderkant van de kraag, inzetstukjes maar ook voor de split.

Zonen 09 Theo overhemd stip versie

There is also an English version. Please scroll to the end of the Dutch version.

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Elle Puls Chobe Bag

The Elle Puls Chobe Bag pattern is original designed to upcycle a discarded jeans. I was already looking for an old jeans when I came across an UFO. TMS announced in November 2014 an outwear challenge and I decided to make a bag. I bought some black upholstery fabric and a coupon curtain fabric after seeing carpet bags on the internet. My version of a carpet bag was never finished and ended in the closet waiting for a moment to be finished.

Elle Puls Chobe Bag

Preparing my Elle Puls Chobe Bag version

I decided to try if I could use the never finished carpet bag for this make. After some careful measuring I found out that I had just enough to make my version of the Elle Puls Chobe Bag when I made some minor changes. A couple of weeks ago I bought some cork fabric after seeing handmade cork bags. I thought about to use it for this version but after a good look I didn’t liked the combination of the cork fabric with black upholstery fabric. Another new type of fabric is SnapPap. This also available in black and when I was about to buy it I found a discarded black bag that used to belong to our youngest daughter. This was perfect because I now even had a handle to carry the bag.

Elle Puls Chobe Bag

Er is ook een Nederlandse versie. Deze vind je aan het eind van de Engelse tekst.

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Style Arc Cassie Pant

Style Arc Cassie Pant is described as a fashionable pull on ankle length pant with knee patch. Style Arc Cassie Pant looks a bit like a legging but the added details makes this pant less boring. Choosing the right fabric is probably the hardest part when you start making this Style Arc Cassie Pant. I used a very stretchy black fabric that was also used to make this dress.

Style Arc Cassie Pant

Style Arc Cassie Pant – alterations

I made a muslin first because this is the first time I was making a legging type of pants. The first muslin didn’t fit. The legs were to tight. A whole life of swimming, rowing, cycling and running is perfect to keep your body in shape but it also means that upper legs and calves are very muscular. You can find all kinds of alterations on the internet to solve this problem. I’ve given the front upper leg and back under leg more space by adding a kind of diamond shape in both pattern parts. I’ve added a drawing of this method. My second muslin had a perfect fit. I now had a pattern so it was time to start making my version of the Style Arc Cassie Pant.

Style Arc Cassie PantStyle Arc Cassie Pant

Er is ook een Nederlandse versie. Deze vind je aan het eind van de Engelse tekst.

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Autumn 2017 sewing plans

You can see in another todays bog post my version of the Mondsee scarf. September 1th is the beginning of the meteorological Autumn. There’s a gap of three weeks between the meteorological Autumn and the astronomical Autumn. At the beginning of this week we still had Summer weather. Lots of sunshine and high temperatures. But the weather changed dramatically on Wednesday. It was raining almost the whole day and temperatures dropped. The next day was also grey and cold. It felt like we had a taste of Autumn already. I decided to start thinking about clothes to make for the upcoming astronomical Autumn while wearing my Mondsee scraf. I now share some of my Autumn 2017 sewing plans.

Autumn 2017 sewing plans

Autumn 2017 sewing plans – my patterns

I decided to take a look at patterns I all ready have due to my ‘Use What You Have’ mission. I’ve found at least two patterns I want to use. This jeans from a recent KNIPmode magazine and the RDC Gerard manteau. I’m still looking in my pattern stash for sewing patterns suitable for a cardigan, a sweater and a pattern to knit another scarf.

Autumn 2017 sewing plans

Er is ook een Nederlandse versie. Deze vind je aan het eind van de Engelse tekst.

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Mondsee scarf another Knitted Wrap

Mondsee scarf knitted in grey and blue is a beautiful scarf because of the rectangular shape and due to this shape it’s a very versatile shawl. The Mondsee sarf is knitted in stockinette stitch and has nine coloured sections that are made with short rows. I have this pattern more two years in my possession and I made this scarf using all kind of stash yarns.

Mondsee scarf knitted in grey and blue – the pattern

Monie Ebner is the designer of the Mondsee scarf. She has some lovely designs and this scarf is one of them. The pattern is available on Ravelry. The instructions are well written and there’s a diagram that shows the layout of the contrast colour sections. This pattern also comes with a link to Purlbee how to knit the short rows. I decided to knit a complete rectangular version and skip the fishtail sections at both ends.

Mondsee scarf another Knitted Wrap

Er is ook een Nederlandse versie. Deze vind je aan het eind van de Engelse tekst.

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Elle Puls Bethioua Back Yoke Raglan Top

Elle Puls Bethioua Back Yoke Raglan Top sounds like a mouthful but there’s no better way to describe this ingenious designed Top. This pattern was in my stash for a while now. I also had some leftover black/white stripped fabric from this make. Put this two together and you have my version of the Elle Puls Bethioua Back Yoke Raglan Top. Sounds easy. It only takes some sewing time. So here we go and read more about my experience with this pattern.

Elle Puls Bethioua Back Yoke Raglan Top

The design of the Elle Puls Bethioua Back Yoke Raglan Top

This top is designed for knitted fabrics like French Terry, Jersey and Sweater Knit. It has a long-sleeved raglan at the front and a curved back yoke with a center back seam. All this elements give you all kinds of possibilities to play with stripes, mixing different fabrics or colours. The hem is slightly lower at the back and the top has a scoop neck. Elke Puls made some different sleeve lengths. The tutorial can be found here. There’s also a dress version and a tutorial to make a bell sleeved version. The pattern comes in size 34 – 54. You can find two measurements in the sewing instructions: one to choice the size and one for the actual finished size.

Elle Puls Bethioua Back Yoke Raglan Top

Er is ook een Nederlandse versie. Deze vind je aan het eind van de Engelse tekst.

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Elle Puls Tunika Elle meets Closet Case Kalle Shirt

Elle Puls Tunika Elle meets Closet Case Kalle Shirt is a so called Hack. You often find pattern hacking term on sewing blogs. It’s a bit of mixing and matching with a pattern or patterns. The cropped and boxy look of the Kalle shirt are todays style features. I decided to mix the Tunika Elle with the Kalle shirt. The cropped version of the Kalle shirt has just like the Tunika Elle a wide faced hem. Both patterns have a hidden button placket, an optional breast pocket and band collar. After a night sleep I had some idea of how I would be mixing both patterns. I also had a test model of a welt pocket that I made more then two years ago on a shelf. This pocket was the perfect detail for my hack.

Elle Puls Tunika Elle meets Closet Case Kalle Shirt Elle Puls Tunika Elle meets Closet Case Kalle Shirt

Er is ook een Nederlandse versie. Deze vind je aan het eind van de Engelse tekst.

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Christine Haynes Sassy Librarian Blouse

Christine Haynes Sassy Librarian Blouse pattern was in my pattern stash for about three years. I purchased this pattern shortly after my decision to make all my clothes. Christine Haynes Sassy Librarian Blouse has two versions. On the internet  I had seen some beautiful versions of this pattern and decided that I wanted a copy too. The Sassy Librarian Blouse is only available at Craftsy and comes with sewing class as well. The price of this package is $29.99 which is € 27,80.

Christine Haynes Sassy Librarian Blouse – my version

I used leftover fabric coming from this make. The leftover piece was about 90 centimeters long and I made a toile first. My toile version was a nightmare. The fit at the front was terrible, the neckline to wide at the back and the sleeves didn’t fit. I redrafted the front and the neckline, made darts instead of pleats and puffed sleeves with a cuff. I used some leftover white cotton to make the collar and bought these beautiful (bit expensieve) blue pearl shaped buttons.

Christine Haynes Sassy Librarian Blouse

Er is ook een Nederlandse versie. Deze vind je aan het eind van de Engelse tekst.

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KNIPmode kokerrok augustus 2016 model 13

Our youngest daughter wanted a new pencil skirt. She wears pencil skirts at work. I made this one for her and also this one but this time she wanted a more stylish looking skirt. KNIPmode showt this model in augustus 2016 edition. This pencil skirt has two triangel shaped panels. Both triangel shaped panels give the pencil skirt an asymmetrical look. The figure darts in the front are moved to these triangel shaped panels. The figure darts of the back pattern are moved to the side seams. This pencil skirt comes with a slit at the back. I bought some beautiful dark grey light weight Ponti di Rome to make this KNIPmode kokerrok augustus 2016 model 13. This type of fabric has just enough stretch to give this skirt a comfortable fit and makes it easy two wear.

KNIPmode kokerrok augustus 2016 model 13 KNIPmode kokerrok augustus 2016 model 13

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