Category Archives: Blouses

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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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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Susan Sews a Light as a Feather 1980s Lutterloh Blouse

Summer is upon us,and that means wear as little clothing as possible. I have had this lovely crocheted lace in my stash for years. I have made a blouse entirely out of the lace. I still have it, but it is 100% see-through. I have also had this dotted  cotton just as long. What  lovely…

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Susan Sews a Lovely, Linen, Lutterloh Blouse

Yellow, I love the color. My new house is yellow. I have always wanted to live in a yellow house. This is the first house that lends itself to that color. My guest bedroom is yellow with a yellow coverlet. And last week I made this lovely, soft, butter-yellow linen blouse. It is a basic…

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Susan Sews a Polka Dot Chambray Blouse , A Lekala Pattern

Is it a blouse or is it a shirt? Since it it chambray, I tend to say shirt, even when I am  making a blouse. What’s the difference? Well for one, a blouse is usually a garment for  girls and women. A shirt originally designed for men, is a style worn by women and girls…

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Print Mixing Gone Zebra. Another Lutterloh Blouse

Here she goes again! Blouse number three from the same pattern! And why not? I like this blouse pattern very much. It fits, and it has shape. By having a button band/placket, a collar and collar stand and sleeves with cuffs it offers lots of opportunities for mixing prints and colors. something I love to…

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100 Days Project, Lutterloh,Up-cycling and Me!

    Forty one days into the 100 Days Project, I am loving it. And friends and family are watching me, commenting and telling me that they are having a good time. My friend Kass, that I mentioned in another post said she has never enjoyed sewing as much as she has while following me…

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GRRRanimals for Seniors. Another Gorgeous Lutterloh Blouse!

GRRRanimals, for Seniors!  Another Lutterloh Blouse When I was laying out this fabric, I was checking to see if it was a one-way design. That is when I spotted the blue and green iguanas hiding in the flora! My friend Kass was delighted by this and said it was like wearing GRRRanimals again! Do you…

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Lekala Tank Top and Platinum Shorts, Red and White and Ready for Summer

Well it’s that time of year. That time when the sun shines every day, and the temperature rises every day, and the pool water warms up. It is a time to wear as little as possible. And it is time to replace last year’s summer wardrobe.  The reason for replacing the whole thing is that…

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Lutterloh, Linen, Beads and Bling, A Birthday Jacket

Isn’t this the cutest jacket? I love the soft waterfall front, and the self -fringe. I had my eye on this the minute this Lutterloh supplement arrived at my door. When the Pattern Review wardrobe contest was announced, I decided this would be one of the two toppers required. The fringed edges appealed to me.…

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