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Couture et Tricot · 4d ago

Sewing myself a well fitting bra – Fazer um soutien que me sirva na perfeição

EN Summary: Following my previous post about learning resources and suppliers on bra-making, in this article I’m sharing my first two attempts at his fine art: a fitting bra (the equivalent ...
Couture et Tricot · 1W ago

Weekend report on the 60s-style Green Coat: the outer shell is completed – Resumo do fim-de-semana: a parte exterior do casaco está terminada

EN Summary: this post is about my progress during the weekend on the Marfy 2268 coat; I was able to complete the outer shell of the coat (uff, the hard/time consuming part is done). Keep rea...
Couture et Tricot · 2W ago

Introducing myself to Bra-making: learning resources and suppliers – Introdução à confeção de soutiens: como aprender e onde comprar os aviamentos

EN Summary: While I’m slowly progressing on my Marfy coat, there’s another sewing related topic that has been on my mind lately: lingerie making in general and bra making in particular. For me it’s hard to find a high quality well fitted bra without ...
Couture et Tricot · 2W ago

Sixties-style Green coat: seam treatment on heavy-weight fabrics - Casaco Verde estilo anos 60: acabamentos das costuras em tecidos grossos

EN Summary: I spent most of yesterday working on this coat after a forced hiatus during the past week. I managed to assemble the bodice, the skirt with the in-seam pockets and join it all to...
Couture et Tricot · 3W ago

How to make faced bound buttonholes - Como fazer casas de botão avivadas com vistas

EN Summary: As promised in my last article, here's the tutorial for the bound buttonhole technique used on the fronts of the Green 60s style coat (Marfy 2268). This technique is very easy an...
Couture et Tricot · 3W ago

Sixties Style Green Coat: Inner Structure details - Casaco Verde estilo anos 60: Detalhes da estrutura interior

 EN Summary: This article shows details of the inner structure of this coat; the approach I'm using is very similar to the methods used in vintage coats patterns, yet I am incorporating a fe...
Couture et Tricot · 1M ago

A sixties-style green coat (Marfy2268): fabrics, toile and interfacings - Um casaco verde estilo anos 60: tecidos, modelo de prova e entretelas

EN Summary: My next coat is the lovely Marfy2268 made up from billiard green loden fabric. In this article I'm addressing the fabrics used, I'm sharing my thoughts about Marfy patterns and t...
Couture et Tricot · 1M ago

A red T-Coat (BCN-Unique pattern): the final review - Um Abrigo-T vermelho: terminado!

EN Summary: The red T-coat is finished and in this article you'll find the last construction steps and photo details of the finished coat. Continue reading the full article!---PT Sumário: O ...
Couture et Tricot · 1M ago

A red T-coat (BCN_Unique pattern): The construction details (part 1) – Um Abrigo-T vermelho (molde BCN-Unique): Os detalhes da construção (1ª parte)

EN Summary: The first sewing project of 2017 is a red coat, and I’m revisiting a pattern that I’ve used before some years ago. On my first iteration with the pattern I used a speed tailoring...
Couture et Tricot · 1M ago

2016 Sewing Year in Review - As costuras do ano de 2016

EN Summary: This post is an index to all the garments I made in 2016 and provides pictures...