Lutterloh, self-drafted, Sewing

P is for pixellated

This is a dress that I self drafted from a dress given to me for my birthday by my friend S. I used a piece of cotton that I had in my stash and which can only be described as pixellated flowers. I was immediately drawn to the fabric by the vibrant colours – greens […]

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Lutterloh, vintage

A is for amend : My first refashion!

I find that one of the hardest things about blogging is finding a title, so I thought I would exercise my creativity by attaching each title of my next 26 blogs to an alphabetical letter; hence, “A is for amend” (a bit Sue Grafton, I know, but I thought I would amuse myself anyway). I […]

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Lutterloh, vintage

1936 Lutterloh

I may have mentioned previously that I acquired my Mum’s Lutterloh pattern system when she went off to the nursing home. This has spawned a whole new area of faddism (:)) and I am now busy finding vintage Lutterloh patterns. My first top is this 1936 blouse described as “Novel blouse with interesting closure”. This […]

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Lutterloh, Sewing

Back on the horse

Last night I embarked on making my third shirt in a row and suddenly decided that I needed new undies – right then! I have a myriad of patterns, some vintage, but decided on the one from The Makers’ Journal. I’ve had this pattern in my stash for a while and have been really keen […]

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