Eden Jumpsuit from Designer Stitch

Jeg har aldrig lige kunne se mig selv i jumpsuit og da jeg sagde ja til at teste Eden Jumpsuit fra Designer Stitch, var det min intention at sy den til min datter. Det viste sig, at hun ikke ville være hjemme til prøvesyning, så jeg endte med at lave den til mig selv i stedet for. Mit held. Jeg er ret glad for min Eden Jumpsuit; den er meget komfortabel og jeg føler mig velklædt i den.

I never really thought Jumpsuits would be for me and when I signed up for the test for Eden Jumpsuit from Designer Stitch, I wanted to make it for my daughter. Well she ended up not being around for fitting, so I made it for myself. That was my luck. I really like my Eden Jumpsuit and feel very comfortable and stylish when wearing it.

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Eden Jumpsuit er både en jumpsuit, en kortbenet jumpsuit og et par bukser med elastik i taljen. Der er desuden mulighed for et kold-skulder ærme. Jeg synes kold-kulder ærmer er flotte, men ikke til mig. Jeg er ret bredskuldret og det er jeg bange for at sådan et ærme vil fremhæve yderligere. Jeg kunne sagtens finde på at lave både den kortbenede jumpsuit og bukserne.

Eden Jumpsuit pattern is both a jumpsuit, a playsuit and pants with elasticated waist. It also has options for a cold shoulder sleeve. I like the look of the cold shoulder, but it is not for me. My shoulders are wide enough and I think a sleeve like that would accentuate them too much. I might make both the playsuit and the pants.

Designer Stitch Eden Jumpsuit playsuit Linen Hør pdfpattern pdf pattern new pdf patternDet er ikke svært at tilrette Eden Jumpsuit, men jeg vil altid anbefale, at man laver en prøveopsyning for at sikre den perfekte pasform. Mønstret kommer med 4 forskellige cup størrelser, så det gør tilpasningen lettere. Jeg har syet den i str 5 (42) med B cup. Eneste tilretning var, at jeg syede dragten lidt ind i siden øverst og lagde lidt længde til i taljen. Jeg er 175cm høj.

Fitting Eden Jumpsuit wasn’t hard, but I would still advice you to make a muslin (toile) to ensure perfect fit. The pattern comes in 4 cup sizes, so that takes of some of the fit-pressure. I made a size 5 (42) B cup. All I needed to to, was taking out a little of the side seams in the top and to add some length at the waist (I’m 175cm tall).

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Jeg har syet Eden i en sort hør/viskose blanding. Den føles rigtig rar og jeg håber den holder sig flot, men nu må vi se. Næste gang vælger jeg en ren hør. Jeg er blevet ret vild med hør💕.
Til mønstret skal der bruges 2,6 meter á 150cm. Mit stof var ikke helt så bredt og jeg brugte alle de 3 meter jeg havde købt. Med hør skal man lige tage ekstra forholdsregler ift til krymp. Det krymper en del.

I made Eden in a black Linen/rayon mix. It feels really nice and I hope it holds up well., but we’ll see. For my next Eden I will choose 100% linen. I have come to love linen💕.
The pattern requires 2,6 meter og 150cm wide fabric. My fabric was not as wide and I used up all the 3 meters I bought. With linen you have to make sure you buy enough; it shrinks quite a lot.

Eden Jumpsuit er nedsat det første stykke tid og fås her.

Eden Jumpsuit is on sale for a little while. Get it here.

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Maya from Designer Stitch

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Maya Linen Pants
 from Designer Stitch is a great pair of casual pants with a lovely yoga waistband. They are perfect for a day on the beach or strolling round in sandals or flipflops. They are meant for linen, but other bottom weight fabric can work well too.

I made my Maya in a dark red washed linen from Danish Citystoffer. I haven’t sewn much in linen before, but it was a really nice experience. It is also very lovely to wear, you just need to embrace the wrinkles, as it wrinkles easily.Maya Linen Pants Designer Stitch pdf pattern

Maya Linen Pants is a very easy and quick sew. You can print the pattern, cut and sew them in a few hours. Great beginner project.

Another great thing about the Maya Linen Pants, is the price. It is on sale on the site, but if you join the Designer Stitch Pattern Support FB group, you’ll find a code to get it for 💕FREE💕.

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Santi Skirt from Designer Stitch

Australske Designer Stitch har lavet endnu et fedt mønster. Denne gang er det en nederdel i denim, Santi Skirt.
Jeg er virkelig stor fan af pyntestikninger på denim. Jeg synes det ser fedt ud og det er vældig tilfredsstillende at sy. Der er masser af lejlighed til at sy pyntestikninger på Santi Skirt.

Australien Designer Stitch has released another great pattern. This time it is a cool denim skirt, Santi Skirt.
I absolutely love topstitching on denim. It looks cool and is super satisfying and very gratifying to sew. Plenty of 
opportunities for topstitching on the Santi Skirt.

Designer Stitch Santi Skirt pdfpattern sewing testingJeg har længe tænkt på, at ville sy en denim nederdel, så da jeg så at Ann fra Designer Stitch søgte testere, sprang jeg på.
Det er jeg glad for, at jeg gjorde. Santi er en fornøjelse at sy og meget nem at style. Den kan gå sammen med alt fra en stor sweater til en fin silkebluse. Ligeledes er både højhælede, gummisko eller støvler fede til.

I have wanted a denim skirt for some time now, so when Ann from Designer Stitch called out for testers for Santi, I knew I had to join.
I´m so glad I did. Santi is a really enjoyable sew and 
sew easy to wear and style. It looks great with a silk shirt, with a sweater or just a t-shirt. I is equally great with both high heels or boots.

Santi kan sys i mange materialer, men gør sig bedst i rimeligt kraftigt stof uden stræk. Den ville også være fed i fløj, f.eks som det jeg brugte til Tanner. Jeg ved ikke lige hvor jeg har købt det stof jeg har brugt -det var på mit lager, men god mellemtung denim kan fås mange steder.

Santi kan be made in different material, but the best choice is something a bit heavy without stretch. I would be great in the to colored corduroy I used for Tanner. Not sure where the fabric for this skirt came from -it was in my stash.

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Santi sidder lidt under den naturlige talje og er meget nem at tilpasse. Faktisk kan man bare klippe linnings-stykkerne ud og se, om den sidder det rigtige sted på kroppen. Da nederdelen er let a-formet, vil der typisk nemt være plads til hofter og bagdel.

Nederdelen har også mønster til bæltet som er formsyet så det passer til. Det bliver bundet foran med en snøre, men jeg har også set én forlænge bæltet lidt og sætte en knap i.

Santi sits a little below the natural waist and is very easy to fit. Actually you just need to cut out and sew the back and front facing and see if it fits. Since the skirt is a bit a-line, the hips and bum will typically have plenty of room if it fits in the waist.

The skirt also has pattern pieces for the belt, which is formfitting. It is tied in the front with a leather string. I have also seen it lengthened a bit and closed with a button.

Santi is on sale for a little while, so go get is while it is. Go join the Designer Stitch Pattern Support for help or more inspirational photos of Santi. If you join, you get a code for additional $1 of the sales price.

Santi er nedsat i pris for en kort periode. I Designer Stitch Pattern Support gruppen, kan du altid få hjælp eller se flere testeres billeder af Santi. Hvis du melder dig ind i gruppen, får du en kode med yderligere $1 rabat på udsalgsprisen.

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The fancy Tanner from Designer Stitch

I have tested yet another Designer Stitch Pattern. This time it is a great pair of culottes, called Tanner.
I have been looking for at pattern for culottes for at while and fell for Tanner right away. I have never own a pair of culottes and wasn’t sure they would be good on me, but I must say I´m convinced; everyone can wear culottes. Just have a look at tDesigner Stitch Tanner Sewing pdf pattern testing
he other testers culottes on Designer Stitch FB page.
Culottes can be a lot of styles, but Tanners are meant for fabric with some firmness and no stretch woven. Most of the inspiration photos in the tester group was with culottes in denim. I love denim and I love looking at and sewing topstitching, making denim ideal. I did however come across this gorgeous two colored corduroy and thought it would be just perfect for Tanner.

Putting the culottes together is fairy easy. You might have to do some fitting, I know I did, and you have to concentrate when topstitching. Other that that, it´s a breeze. Directions are clear and with lots of drawings.

I did do some alterations when fitting; turns out I have tilted pelvis, so I had to shave of a wedge from the front and add it to the back. Because of my protruding popo, I also had to shave a bit of the yoke.

DSC_1502The length is straight from the pattern. I am pretty tall, 174cm, and I think I might take of some of the length, showing the boots more. For me boots is the best choice for culottes.

For my second pair of culottes, I chose a wool gabardine with a little polyester it. It gives a totally different look, since it is a much softer fabric with a lot more drape. This look is not what the Tanner is designed for, but I think it works pretty well.

The Tanner also comes with pattern piece and instructions for a tie belt, which I didn’t make. I don´t like to have too much bulk around my wast and the belt wasn’t needed.
The culottes are high waisted and is designed to fit just below your natural waist hanging of your hips, making the culottes very comfortable to wear. It also makes them look good on most people, even people who would not normally wear culottes or pants that cut your lower leg in two, like me.

I have very much love for the Tanner culottes. Get them on sale for the next week or so at Designer Stitch.

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The beautiful Mexican-inspired Frida

I have tested another great Tunic.This time from Australian Designer Stitch. It is the fabulous Frida.
Frida Boho Designer Stitch Tunic Mexican blouse

The tunic is describes like this;
“The Frida encompasses all things vintage Mexican, Boho, gorgeous textiles and the most amazing trims and embellishments. Frida offers the choice of tunic length, tunic with gathered ruffle, dress with gathered ruffle or full length dress.
Add your choice of sleeve – short, long, short gathered puff or gathered long sleeve bishop to create a unique and on-trend seasonal silhouette”.
Skærmbillede 2017-09-28 kl. 13.58.15So true. There is a lot of options with this tunic/dress. Testers have made Frida in all sorts of styles and combinations. Frida is giving you a great opportunity to get out lots of trims and play around, but as I like my clothes to be more on the simple side, I found a fabric with some boho-feeling to it and omitted trims.

The fabric is from Citystoffer. Unfortunately it is not on their website, since they didn’t have a lot of it. It is a really great sheer cotton/silk blend with the pattern mirrored on either side. Perfect for a project like Frida. Look at the pictures below for details from the back where the mirroring really shows.

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Here is an overview of the options. Since I need blouses/tunics in my wardrobe, I chose to make a tunic length top without the ruffles. I would like to wear it tucked in and ruffles don´t tuck in very well.
I love all the sleeve options, but since it is getting autumn really fast here in Denmark, I went with the long Bishop sleeve (reminds me of a peasant blouse, with I really like).

The pattern is so well drafted, everything comes together nicely and the instructions are easy to follow. Ann is very meticulous in her work, making it a pleasure to sew up her patterns.
Definitely more Fridas for me in the future; with all the options given in this one pattern, the possibilities are numerous.

The Frida is on sale until Wednesday the 11th of October.

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