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PIN & SEW MAKES: Sewing with Sweater Knits - Amanda's Yoko Sweater

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PIN & SEW MAKES: Sewing with Sweater Knits - Amanda's Yoko Sweater

Hi there,its Amanda again back on the Pin & Sew blog with another make from Aga’s gorgeous fabrics. This time its a totally fab one as its from a free pattern.   I have had my eye on these beautiful sweater knits for a while but was a little unsure of what to make. Whilst they would be perfect for a cardigan I had cardigan overload after the Cosy Cardi Challenge.This fabric would also be perfect for a Nina Lee Southbank but I definitely don’t need any more of those anytime soon and I would also say it would work...

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PIN & SEW MAKES : Feeling Festive in Luxurious Velvet

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PIN & SEW MAKES : Feeling Festive in Luxurious Velvet

Hi it’s Sue @dogsinstitches_and_me on Instagram feeling fabulously festive in sumptuous stretch velvet! How about sewing up a quick and simple dress to take you through the season in this gorgeous, luxurious fabric?I decided to make The Women’s Issie Pattern by SewPony which I have made before as it is such an easy make and with the shoulder ruffles always makes me feel special. The Issie Pattern is designed for knit fabrics and there are so many options to decide to make including tops, a dress with a tie collar or yoke ruffle and cinched in waist and a straight dress with...

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SEWING FOR KIDS : Floral French Terry Jasmin Sweatshirt

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SEWING FOR KIDS : Floral French Terry Jasmin Sweatshirt

My name's Atia, I have a blog The Bright Blooms where I share my sewing projects. I have been sewing and knitting for over ten years now and love to make clothes for myself and my children as well as posting about other things that inspire me. I love bold colours and prints, especially floral ones! Aga  recently asked me to choose one of her new fabrics to sew with. I was spoilt for choice but settled on this stunning purple French Terry with a pretty watercolour style floral print. I decided to make the Ikatee Jasmin top as I had purchased the pattern last...

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ADDING YOUR OWN STYLE: Rainbow Chestnut Sweater

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ADDING YOUR OWN STYLE: Rainbow Chestnut Sweater

Hi I’m Sue (@dogsinstitches_and_me)  and I love to add a touch of me to all my makes! My favourite way to do this is with appliques, a pop of neon colour and with trims. If you follow me on Instagram you will know I am a colour lover.When I saw this gorgeous sparkly Rose Gold Glitter Sweatshirt fabric on Pin and Sew Instagram feed I knew I had to have some as it would look fabulous with pops of colour.Before I started my sewing project I photographed my beautiful fabric with some ribbons, appliques and threads to help me decide...

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PIN & SEW MAKES: Pink Viscose Burda Style Ruffle Top

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PIN & SEW MAKES: Pink Viscose Burda Style Ruffle Top

Hello everyone! I am Olympia from @my_lovemade_wardrobe and I am so happy to be guest posting today over at Pin and Sew blog.I started sewing about 9 years ago but only last year I started sewing clothes for me and my family. I am always trying to find fabrics of the best quality as I want to enjoy everything I have made!When Aga contacted me to create something with this wonderful pink viscose jersey fabric I was more than excited, and the first sewing pattern I thought of was this top from Burda Style pattern.As for the process, after having prewashed...

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