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Lutterloh Patterns Have No Instructions? Not True!

  As the group administrator for the Lutterloh Systems closed group on Facebook, I see lots of comments and questions from new and experienced users. And from those that are afraid to get started because “…there are no instructions with Lutterloh patterns…” I have even used those words in my reviews of garments I have…

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A Saga, A Serger, A Shirt…

This is a continuation of this post.http://www.susansewsdaily.com/buttons-buttons-buttons/ When I made these pants I thought that a black knit top with some button detail on the sleeve would be smashing! I love buttons! and i love to use them as interesting embellishments on my garments. These pants screamed for a quiet top with some not so…

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Buttons! Buttons! Buttons!

Buttons!~ Buttons! I love buttons!  Buttons are not merely functional.  They can be the finishing touch on a garment.They add style, whimsy and color. They can rock  a basic shirt and make it sing with trendiness. When MissMeliss was young and I sewed for her I made clothing with ladybug buttons. I added buttons down…

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Happy New Year! Looking Back Looking Forward…

  December 31, 2017 La Paz Baja California Sur… This year is drawing to a close. This day started with a lovely breakfast at Bon Appetit in the village near our house. Our breakfast was accompanied by mimosas.  A neighbor popped in and said he was meeting four other people. The restaurant is small and can…

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Susan Sews a Lutterloh Kimono Beach Cover Up

Well… I have been wanting a little kimono type jacket to keep in my bag   for what I call AC Protection. It is hot here. And it will get hotter as the summer progresses. And we also have the fifth season of Summer Hell coming in September Walking from the house to the car you…

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Susan Sews Another Lutterloh Blouse in Chambray with a BIG Surprise!

Once last century when we were still in the Old Country, My Beloved was hanging some of my blouses. He said, “You are certainly the Denim Queen.” I was puzzled by these words. So I took a look in my closet. I had a chambray colored Nautica shirt, a denim Faconable shirt and an unknown…

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Susan is Dreaming of a White Wardrobe

  Every year for the past seven years there has been an elegant on the beach charity event called The Taste of La Paz. I have always wanted to attend. And one of the charities is a hot breakfast and scholarship program for poor children. This program is dear to our hearts. It has been…

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Baja Susana! Handmade in Mexico…And Notes from Christmas Past!

Okay, I know, I have not been posting here. BUT! I have been sewing. Before I tell you about what I have been doing. Let me catch you up a little on my life.  On April 27th I had my third and most successful corneal transplant. My vision has returned and is improving daily. do…

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Some Thoughts on the Satisfactions of Sewing

    Suz, my feminist guardian angel with the messy hair and dented halo, has been singing with the heavenly chorus and will be back after New Years. All of the choirs of angels were working extra hard since election day to help  to salve the souls of those of us that are  despairing and…

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Mary Sees and Sews Lutterloh for the First Time!

Mary Menz is one of my dearest friends. When we lived in Modesto  and even after my Beloved and I moved to  Fresno , California she and I used to plan a New Year’s Eve dinner,cook all day and then serve two other couples. We are both avid sewists and feminists and activists. We have…

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