Category Archives: Lutterloh

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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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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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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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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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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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 White Linen Lutterloh Skirt & Saves $100s

  Well here I am entering another contest on Pattern Review (PR). Back in 2007 or 2008 when I joined PR I was just returning to garment sewing. As a result of the 2008 economic crisis, I had lost my job. I was a little lost. That is when my Beloved said,  “Go Sew, just…

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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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