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Like the old blog (https://sigridsewingprojects.blogspot.com/) it’s all about sewing, sometimes a bit of knitting and very occassionally about something else that’s on my mind.

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Summer flew by so quickly

Summer flew by so quickly

Hello my dear readers, it's been (too) long since I wrote a blog post. I've been sewing, working, teaching, been on a short holiday, gardening, cooking... Everything except blogging. It's difficult to keep it going and at this point I'm not sure I will continue to...

Denim skirt part 1

Denim skirt part 1

I had late afternoon and most of the evening for myself today. Do you love that too occassionally? Dinner was a cup of soup from the freezer and a slice of bread. Coffee postponed till later than usual because I was so busy.... prepping sewing projects .   When I...

The story of a blouse

The story of a blouse

The story of this blouse starts with a pin I kept on my Pinterest inspiration board for blouses. I do like linen in summer and this blouse was on my "to do" list for a while. When I received a beautiful white linen that I ordered at Rietjes stoffenmarkt I decided to...

Capsule finished

Capsule finished

The 3 pieces of this capsule came together well, though I changed the waistband of the skirt and had to re-do the center piece of it. It's the result that counts though. The jacket is not a very "every day" jacket. It has a bit of a vintage vibe which is also not my...

Progress capsule wardrobe

Progress capsule wardrobe

Time went quickly last month and I worked on my capsule wardrobe with a few intervals. Before finishing and properly showing the results let me show a few details in this post. This photo is from the waistband of the skirt. I'm not showing you the initial version of...

T-shirt with pleats in sleeve

T-shirt with pleats in sleeve

Thank you all so very much for your lovely comments on the coat for my daughter. It's so nice to read them and know that you see and appreciate the kind of work that is involved. It's a pity that I don't have photos of her wearing the finished coat, but I will try to...

Burda coat – February 2021 edition

Burda coat – February 2021 edition

A labour of love, that's what this coat is about. Made in only two weeks it already is not in my house any more but gone home with my daughter. The difficulty rating is 3 stars (on a scale of 4) and I think it would deserve a 4 star rating. This is not an easy coat to...

Jalie Jeans

Jalie Jeans

Just a quick post to show the first photos of a pair of jeans I finished tonight. I was really disappointed about the failure of the designer ones. For the last pairs I made I used the Ginger pattern but have used this Jalie pattern in the past with good success and...