Category Archives: Lutterloh

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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Susan Sews a Sexy Striped Shirt

Black and White and Striped All Over Do you have a period in your life when sewing was an adventure?  Or when you had more time? Or were able to sew quickly and all night long  if need be? My friend, Barbara in Nice ( that France bunky) were talking about how fabric stores actually …

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Tropical Print Blouse, Loving Lutterloh

I Love tropical fish, shells and palm trees. Nothing speaks resort, summer, and casual sophistication to me than white linen pants topped with a colorful tropical print  or crisp striped shirt. There are no palm trees on this fabric, but brightly colored fish, and gorgeous shells abound. Living at the beach in a resort like…

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Third Robe in Twenty-Five Years…Nothing Lasts Anymore!

Back in the mid 80s I made a kimono style robe out of a luscious polished cotton in an exuberant, wild, and gorgeous floral of fuchsias, purples and black. The fabric cost the earth, well in 1980, $15.00 (US) per yard  for cotton was the earth! I loved the fabric so much, that I used…

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Polka Dot Lutterloh Blouse, Saved from Oblivion

This was supposed to be the lining for the color blocked version of this top(shown below that I had made for the Mini Wardrobe contest.  However, the main fabric was a  cotton Lycra stretch, and this had none. It shredded when I removed it, so I lost the seam allowances. it was on It’s way…

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Va Va Va Voom Nightie Another Lutterloh Success

iI lover I Love This Dress!My mother, Esther was world class at what she called “reclining”. She had any number of caftans, robes , “shifts” and “muu-muus”. I learned from her how to look wonderful, be comfortable, and of course get others to make my evening coffee.  Living in the tropics requires softly tailored, cool clothing.…

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Cherries on Top! My Lutterloh Collection

Here is my composite picture of the four garments yielding four looks.  Yes, I know it is almost the end of October. It is still warm, and I can flop around in the poolwithout  heading towards hypothermia. I am catching everyone up on my sewing efforts for the last two months. The Pattern Review Mini…

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Polka Dots and Linen a Lutterloh Dress for Summer Hell

My Beloved says that there are FIVE seasons here in Southern Baja. There are Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer and Summer Hell.What is Summer Hell? That is the time in late August to early October when we are in the middle of hurricane season. But it is not the hurricanes that are his own private hell.…

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