Sewing

Bellavista top: latest from Itch to Stitch

I was one of the people who tested this new and quite excellent pattern from Itch to Stitch and I have to say that it sews up like a dream! I was asked to test the scoop neck with full length sleeves, but given that it’s summer here, I chose to use some crinkle knit […]

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Sewing

The Uvita top: a free pattern!

Kennis, from Itch-to-Stitch has just released this awesome new pattern, the Uvita Top. The Uvita is one of those designs that becomes a wardrobe staple and, the good news is that it’s free! Features (taken from the ITS website) are: Relaxed fit Dropped shoulder Wide neckline Two sleeve options—long sleeve and three-quarter sleeve Layers feature […]

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Sewing

Itch-to-Stitch Tierra Joggers

Regular readers may remember an earlier post where I talked about Kennis Wong, the designer behind the Itch-to-Stitch label, being robbed whilst she was on holiday. As a result, some of her most ardent fans have been conducting an Itch-to-Stitch love tour where they have been showcasing their most recent makes and inviting people to […]

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Pattern giveaway, Sewing

Itch-to-Stitch: a giveaway!

Anyone who follows Kennis Wong from Itch-to-Stitch will know that she recently went on holidays and came home to find that her house had been burgled and almost nothing was left untouched. She lost all the tools of her trade, and needs help getting back on her feet (insurance in her home town isn’t what […]

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Sewing

Itch to Stitch Hvar Jacket

I was lucky enough to test another of Kennis Wong’s patterns and this time it was the Hvar Jacket. This is a short jacket that uses woven fabric and features An unlined bodice with optional Hong Kong seam finish A graceful waterfall collar Chic pointed front hem Long sleeves My first one was made from […]

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Sewing

Itch to Stitch Lago tank

The Itch to Stitch Lago tank is a free pattern and I thought it would be really useful for summer. I made one out of scraps first   Then I used some of the fabric that I had dyed. This is a pretty classic tie dye, using a few objects such as squash balls, and […]

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Sewing, Travel

Lisbon cardigan

I made the Itch-to-Stitch Lisbon cardigan to take away on my recent holiday, as I was aiming for layers. This is the second one that I’ve made, the first one was the one that I hacked at my pattern making class. I think I mentioned before that this was one of the top patterns named by […]

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