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Well, I’m pretty pleased with all I achieved in a little over a week. This didn’t happen for a very long time. No spectacular things, but 5 garments is a lot, even if 3 of them were just plain simple t-shirts. (just realizing that plain has another meaning, these t-shirts are not plain fabrics!) I like them as nice additions to my wardrobe, but don’t really like sewing them. I used an Ottobre pattern I’ve used before for these.

The last t-shirt belongs to the plans I showed earlier.
And I also finished a pair of linen pants and a blouse from the plan. The pants are ok, but the pattern still needs some tweaking. I think the waist is very high now, it could be a little lower. The blouse I love.

 
Instead of just pressing the pleats in the sleeves, this time I used topstitching (edgestitching?) for the pleats both on the outside and the inside. It gives a bit more defined pleat and hopefully it will be easier with pressing.

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  1. Lovely blouse and great pants;
    a very smart outfit!

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  2. I love this! The technique for the collar is one I will definitely be trying soon. Your work is always inspiring.
    Angela

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  3. The blouse is gorgeous. I like your pants, too and the t-shirts. Nice additions to your closet.

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  4. Oh, Sigrid, deine Arbeiten sind für mich immer so eine Inspiration!
    Am besten gefallällt mir die Hose: ich finde sie schöner, als alle andere zuvor!Und zusammen mit der Bluse macht sie eine schöne, ausgewogene Silhouette. Es ist wirklich eine gelungene Kombi!
    Und die T-Shorts sind auch eine Augenweide :-)
    Danke für deinen Blog!

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  5. Great, a wardrobe in a week! I love that blouse especially. I know what you mean about tweeking pants. What a pita. But they look good and only those of us who are fitting obsessed would even know that they aren't 'perfect'!

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  6. Great outfit(s). The pants look good and will go with all the tops. Nothing like a comfy knit top. The blouse is so beautifully done.

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  7. Great sewing! I'm sewing tshirts, too. Today, in fact, I cut 11 (whack and stack) I call it. They are ready to sew when I have a few minutes. I agree, it's not inspiring sewing, but sometimes necessary.

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  8. I love the blouse, and I could use some t-shirts as well. What a great week!

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  9. That blouse is just stunning. I love that fabric. I can't wait to see the whole plan all together

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  10. Wow! You have been busy and have made some beautiful new pieces to stretch your wardrobe. I really like the black/white blouse...classy!

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  11. I love your beautiful blouse, especially the sleeves. (and I feel the same way about t shirts)

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  12. Great wardrobe additions! The prints will be great with either black or white depending on your mood/weather/event.

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  13. Great wardrobe combos - the shirt is lovely!

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  14. Wow Sigrid, you've made some really lovely clothes lately! I love this blouse too, the fabric is gorgeous.

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  15. Fabulous outfit! Tres chic.

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  16. I'm beginning to like high waist pants better. Yours look wonderful; the entire outfit is beautiful and well put together.

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