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New fabrics and book

I did make the body of the jacket muslin this weekend, but it’s not what I wanted it to be. Not sure either whether it's going to happen before the end of the month (end of contest date), too much going on in work and life. And it’s April 18 already. Too little time I guess for a too complicated project.
What's better than buying some sewing related things when you're not too happy? Browsing the internet and ending up in a great store with lingerie/swimwear fabrics and books: www.elingeria.de.

I couldn’t help myself and bought some swimwear fabric and part two of the bra makers manual. Will be my bed time reading.
This is my last haul (very fast delivered too, ordered only on Thursday and arrived today.)
 
I always say that lingerie sewing is addictive. It certainly is for me. I’m longing to start lingerie sewing again….

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  1. I love this book. I hope you enjoy it to.
    Nice fabrics.

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  2. I love that first fabric, it's unbelievable!!!

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  3. Envy! I gave myself volume 1 for Christmas. Now I must stand on a streetcorner selling matches to save up for volume 2. Happy sewing to you.

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  4. Envy! I gave myself volume 1 for Christmas. Now I must stand on a streetcorner selling matches to save up for volume 2. Happy sewing to you.

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  5. Envy! I gave myself volume 1 for Christmas. Now I must stand on a streetcorner selling matches to save up for volume 2. Happy sewing to you.

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  6. I read the first volume, and just bought the second volume. I can't wait to dig into it!

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  7. e-lingeria has the prettiest laces. I can't wait to read the 2nd manual. The first one has helped me immensely!

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  8. I hope to become an addict soon :-)

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