Browsing the archives for the Translations and Help with Patterns category

Translation Request – for Emma

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This week’s translation request is from this book – Straight Stitch Sewing Tunics and Dresses by Sato Watanabe.  The pattern translated is for pattern E variation 2. click on image to zoom in Materials Fabric – 2 Way Toriko Satin [Solpano 4112999] 145cm wide x 1.8m (you can purchase the exact fabric here ) Interfacing : […]

Translation Request – nani IRO Baby Shoes

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Laura wrote to me end of June, asking me to translate this pattern for her, so that she could sew this for her best friend’s son. He is about 7 months old, and I hope these shoes will fit him since there is no size indication on the pattern. The original pattern is free and […]

Translation Request – Kimono Top

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This translation request is for a Kimono Top. The pattern is from the 2014 Winter. Early Spring edition of Cucito magazine. Click on the images to zoom in.  Happy Sewing!

Translation Requests – Nani Iro Kids Culottes

This pattern translation was requested by Vania, and I’m sure many of you will find it useful since it is a free pattern, the construction diagram is provided, and it will be perfect for summer! Use your favourite nani iRO double gauze fabric, or a light cotton lawn for best effect. The original pattern is […]

Translation Request – How to Sew Gathers

Hi Wendy, this translation is for you. I know I still owe you part 2 (sewing the bias necklines) but this took a while as it was quite wordy So please give me some more time for part 2. Also, I hope I got most of the translation correct. Some phrases were hard to translate […]

Translation Request – Vest from Cucito Early Spring 2014 – for Nina

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A translation request from Nina for this vest from the winter/early spring edition of Cucito 2014. For those of you who have this magazine, the pattern is on page 95. Click on the image above to zoom in There was another request for a kimono pattern in the same magazine to be translated, I will […]

Translation Request for Julia

I’ve been really behind on my translation requests, so I will try to clear my backlog  by posting one translation a week over the next few weeks. Julia sent me this request to translate two free patterns from Otsukaya. The two patterns are actually very similar in structure, except that one requires a zip and […]

Translation Request – C zip

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Today’s translation request is for Sheri, who needed to make this jacket for a wedding later this month. The pattern is from this book which I reviewed two years ago   Patterns (C/ 1 side) Back bodice, Front bodice, Yoke, Front edge facing Front neckline facing, Sleeve slit facing, side slit facing Pocket top, pocket […]

Translation Request – for Janene

This is a translation request for a pocket dress, requested by Janene, from a book that I almost forgot I had! おしゃまな女の子のお洋服 ISBN : 978-4529047678 Pocket Dress on Page 12 1. Fold over the top edge of the central panel fabric, sew a casing and insert elastic band. 2, Make side pockets on side panel fabrics, sew […]

Translation Request – for Meghan

A translation request for Meghan from a bag pattern book.