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Hi!

I am going to blog about the Komi Kimono Jacket I tested forWardrobe by me today.
When I applied for this test, the fabric choice was wool in my mind, but when I sa
w Christina, the designer, sewed hers in DG(double gauze), I decided to have a go with my double sided DG because I thought it'd look cool inside like as if it had been lined, and it totally worked!


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The pattern comes with the size between 0-24/30-54, and has two sleeve options. Also, not only kimono collar, also has a shawl option. What's more, the pattern is great for both knit and woven!
And the pockets!!! I love this big pockets, it's a very clever construction for it, makes the jacket look more polished.

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It is suitable for everybody from beginners, highly recommended!




Hi

As I got this beautiful American crepe from Mibs, I decided to make a drapy dress, and the sirocco dress fit the bill
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I have already sewn the top, so no need a toile which was handy. This crepe  needed to handle carefully  a little as it's quite delicate, and killed me to hem at sharp curve but all worth the effort and time The dress is absolutely stunning I didn't think red was my colour, but I really do LOVE this dress. The crepe is very light weight, similar to silk, and drepes like a dream.  I only fused interfacing on the neck facing, didn't use for the sleeve/hem facings as I wanted it as drapy as possible, and I think I made the right decision.
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Too pretty for school run? Haha, who cares



Hi everyone!

I went on holiday a few weeks ago with many WBM(Wardrobe by me) makes so I'd like to blog about some of the clothes I took with me to show you the versatility.

When I went for a walk, I chose to wear Summer Tulip Top (that is made of light weight woven,not exactly sure the composition,very soft poly mix I reckon) and Perfect fitting pants which were great. It was a hot day, but the woven top kept me cool as the top is breezy. The pants fit amazing though I used the fabric with little stretch(probably about 10% or less), so they will be more comfy if I choose fabric with more lycra in it next time. These pants were actually the first pair for me to sew a real fly and I was nervous a little before starting the project, but the clear instruction made it easy!
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When we went for a short trip, I picked a draper polo and the perfect fitting pants(again). I know I know, the polo is a men's pattern, but hey, it doen's matter, does it? It fits great, it doesn't have a women's curve, but since it's a relax fit, it gives a very casual look and I love the way it fits on me. Do you know what that means? Yes, you can do 'his and hers' in one pattern, great, right? The materials I picked were medium weight cotton lycra for both the bodice and collar/placket.
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Then, shopping! I used to love shopping, but not any more, I tend to shop more online these days... but when I do, I want to look a bit more presentable than normal myself You know what I wore, then....? My favorite combo, Summer tulip top and Belle skirt!
They look so amazing in a city, don't you agree?
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Lastly, another favorite pattern, Perfect tunic, paired with the perfect fitting pants(yes, versatile, right?).
It was made of light weight cotton crepe from seasalt that is currently having a summer sale, but this particular fabric is sold out.
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It has gone a bit cooler in UK now, but still warm enough to wear all the gorgeous garments. I will have to sew more WBM and blog it here when I do!



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