Sweetbriar Sisters Penguin Hatchling

Sweetbriar Sisters Penguin Hatchling is one of the eight baby animal patterns from the new Hopeful Hatchlings PDF ebook. The Hopeful Hatchlings PDF ebook has also patterns to make a fried egg, a zipper egg and a Mamma’s nest.

Sweetbriar Sisters Penguin Hatchling – the pattern test

I love making soft toys and everything time Jessica George is looking for pattern testers I apply. She always has lovely designs that are adorable, cute and fun to make. Paddy the Penguin and the zipper egg were a joy to make. The instructions are clear and well written and lot’s of good illustrations to support the written instructions. Both pattern came easy together and the instruction for zipper egg sewing was a very useful.

Sweetbriar Sisters Penguin Hatchling Sweetbriar Sisters Penguin Hatchling

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Chambray Japanese cross back apron

Chambray Japanese cross back apron is made for a dear friend of mine. She came to me more then a year ago and told me about an apron she had seen in a shop. The apron had a cross back, no ties and was easy to put on and take off over the head. She asked me if there would be a pattern available to make one. We did some search on the internet and when I showed her the Japanese cross back apron she told me that was what she was looking for. I also found a free pattern to make one and gave her the link.

Chambray Japanese cross back apron

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Je hebt wel iets te verbergen

Je hebt wel iets te verbergen is een boek dat gaat over je privacy op sociale media. Wat er gebeurt als je iets op zoekt op internet of rond loopt met je telefoon. Wat gebeurt er met je gegevens en wie wordt er wijzer van.

Je hebt wel iets te verbergen – het boek

Je hebt wel iets te verbergen is prima te lezen. Het boek is goed opgebouwd en geeft goede informatie over wat er met je gegevens gebeurt. Aan de hand van voorbeelden, anekdotes en verhalen wandel je van het ene onderwerp naar het ander. De twee schrijvers van het boek gaan langs bij diverse deskundigen die een en ander nader toelichten.

Je hebt wel iets te verbergen

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Sewing male underwear part 2

Sewing male underwear part 2 is my search to draft the ultimate sewing pattern for a round neck T-shirt and boxershort for my husband. I started sewing T-shirts and boxershorts for my husband almost a year ago and still he isn’t 100% satisfied with the result. He wanted another T-shirt length, some neckline changes and also some minor changes on the fit of the boxershorts. I drafted two new patterns and started cutting and sewing.

Sewing male underwear part 2 Sewing male underwear part 2

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Nergens thuis in het huis van mijn vader

Nergens thuis in het huis van mijn vader – de schrijfster

Nergens thuis in het huis van mijn vader is geschreven door Fatima-Zohra Imalayen. Zij schreef dit boek onder de pseudoniem Assia Djebar. Imalayen werd geboren in Cherchell een havenstadje 89 km ten westen van Algiers in Algerije. Zij was een schrijfster, vertaalster, filmregisseuse en historica. Zij behoort tot een Berber familie. Haar vader was leraar Frans, die haar stimuleerde om verder de studeren. In 1957 verscheen haar eerste roman ‘La Soif’ (‘De Dorst’). ‘Nergens thuis in het huis van mijn vader’ verscheen in 2007 in het Frans onder de titel ‘Nulle part dans la maison de mon père’. Imalayen overleed in 2015 in Parijs.

Nergens thuis in het huis van mijn vader Nergens thuis in het huis van mijn vader

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Day and Night Dress Challenge your makes

Day and Night Dress Challenge your makes – the challenge

Day and Night Dress Challenge your makes runs until Saturday January 28th. Some of you may already have started sewing. Others are perhaps still thinking about if they want to take part. The rules to enter this challenge are very simple. You sew two dresses. These dresses must be for yourself. One dress with a day look. The second dress is the night look and has to be black.

Day and Night Dress Challenge your makes – inspiration

You are perhaps looking for inspiration?. This Pinterest board shows some beautiful dresses to make night look. This Pinterest board gives lots of inspiration for the day look. The seamstresses of the blog tour all have there unique dress style. They can give you perhaps some inspiration too. Some of them used two patterns, others one pattern to make both dresses or they’e drafted their one patterns. You haven’t seen all the makes yet or want to see them again? One click on their names in the next subject and you’ll see a beautiful dress show.

Day and Night Dress Challenge your makes

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Sewing Two RDC Ludivine robes

Sewing Two RDC Ludivine robes – the dresses

Sewing Two RDC Ludivine robes is my contribution for the the Day and Night Dress Challenge blog tour run by Elizabeth. I decided to use the LBD as the starting point of my pattern choice. A LBD is a stylish and timeless dress design that can be worn on my occasions. A well chosen simple designed dress combined with only one jewellery is the key to have a fabulous outfit. I decided to use the RDC Ludivine robe pattern for this challenge because this pattern has a strong stylish and timeless design. Both dresses have size 38 for the bust and size 36 for the hips.

Sewing Two RDC Ludivine robes Sewing Two RDC Ludivine robes

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RDC Ludivine dress pattern

RDC Ludivine dress pattern – the day and night dress challenge

I decided to use the RDC Ludivine dress pattern for both versions of the day and night dress challenge run by Elizabeth. The pattern is easy to sew together and the clever use of the bust dart in the side front panel gives the dress a crisp and neat finish. I used the pattern as it is for the day dress and for my night LBD look I made fitting changes in the side seams but also in the seams of the center front panel, center back panel and side front panels. The day dress version is made of sweater fabric and the LBD version of Punte di Roma.

RDC Ludivine dress pattern

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