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Back To School Blog Tour

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Nem acredito que posso finalmente mostrar-vos tudo o que andei a costurar nas últimas semanas. Andei a manter segredo mas estava mortinha por partilhar tudo sobre estas peças. Faço parte do Back to School (Regresso às aulas) blog tour organizado por Lulu & Celeste and Sprouting Jube Jube Productions - estas meninas são imparáveis. O tour teve o apoio de grandes designers, algumas ainda não conhecia; mas, já costurei anteriormente moldes da maioria. A sério, mostrem-lhes algum amor.

I can't believe I can finally show you all the things I've been sewing for the last few weeks. I have been keeping it a secret but was here dying to tell you all about it. I am taking part of the Back to School Tour hosted by Lulu & Celeste and Sprouting Jube Jube Productions - seriously, these ladies are unstopable. This tour was sponsored by a group of wonderful sponsors, a few of them were knew to me, but I had sewn with patterns from most. Seriously, show some love to our sponsors

Costurei um total de 9 peças para este tour. A minha ideia inicial era fazer um pequeno roupeiro cápsula para a minha filha com algumas peças que combinassem entre si. A maior parte do que fiz foi efetivamente para ela, mas como costurei com o que já tinha em casa, as peças não combinam tanto assim entre elas. Afinal, com os planos para nos mudarmos preciso mesmo de baixar o que já tenho, assim que fazer os possíveis para tal, é a  minha prioridade neste momento. Não vou entrar em grandes detalhes sobre cada peça neste post, como são imensas faria com que isto ficasse tudo muito longo e aborrecido, creio, assim que dividi em vários posts que irei publicar nos próximos dias.

I sewed up a total of 9 pieces for this tour. My first idea was to sew my girl a little capsule wardrobe, with a few coordinating pieces. I did make most of the clothes for her, but I couldn't get them to be that coordinating since I am trying to use what I already have - I have moving plans and need to downsize on my stash, so doing my best to avoid buying more is mandatory right now. I won't go into big details about any of the pieces today, you'll have to come back the next few days to read more about each one of them. I decided to it so, because there are too many pieces for one post. Breaking it into a few different ones turns it a little less boring, I guess. 

Como dizia acima, foi difícil para mim conseguir que todas as peças pudessem ser usadas umas com as outras. E depois também comecei a achar que era injusto não costurar para o meu miúdo, embora soubesse cá no fundo que na verdade ele não tem tanta necessidade de roupa nova como ela, já que ainda temos imensa que nos deram. Planeei 3 peças para ele, mas infelizmente não consegui terminar a terceira a tempo deste post. Vou tentar mostrar-vos as peças pela mesma ordem que eu as fiz, com uma pequena discrição. A primeira do todas foi um pijama para o meu miúdo. 

As I was saying, I had a hard time keeping all the pieces coordinating to each other. I also thought it was unfair to sew only for her, although deep down I know he doesn't need as many new clothes as she does... yes, we still have lots of hand-me-downs for him, but not so much for her anymore. I planed 3 pieces for him, but unfortunately I wasn't able to finish the 3rd for this post. I will try to show you all in the same order I made them. The first one was a pyjamas for my boy. 

Designer: Jalie Sewing Patterns
Tamanho/Size: digo-vos quando publicar os detalhes desta peça / I will let you know as soon as I post the details from this one
Tecido/Fabric: Feira dos Tecidos/local shop 

Molde/Pattern: The Janie Dress 
Designer: Mouse House Creations 
Tamanho/Size: 6
Tecido/Fabric: The Sweet Mercerie (principal/main

Molde/PatternThe Glacier Vest 
Designer: Gracious Threads
Tamanho/Size: 6
Tecido/Fabric: Reciclado de um casaco de pele vintage / Refashioned from old vintage coat
(forro/lining: oferecido por uma leitora do blog / sent to me by a reader)

Molde/PatternThe Hazel Top 
Designer: Jilly Atlanta 
Tamanho/Size: 6
Tecido/Fabricloja local / local shop (principal / main) 
(forro/lining: loja local em Sevilha/local shop on Seville)

Molde/PatternOrbis Skinny Harem 
Designer: Sofilantjes Patterns
Tamanho/Size: 6
Tecido/Fabric: oferecido por uma leitora do blog / sent to me by a reader

Molde/PatternOrbis Skinny Harem 
Designer: Sofilantjes Patterns
Tamanho/Size: 3 
Tecido / Fabric: reciclado de uma camisola do pai / Refashioned from a daddy's shirt

Molde/PatternViolet Top (alterado / hacked)
Designer: Petitboo
Tamanho/Size: 6
Tecido / Fabric: oferecido por uma leitora do blog / sent to me by a reader

Molde/PatternPaneled Sunsuit (alterado / hacked)
Designer: Designs by Call Ajaire
Tamanho/Size: 6
Tecido / Fabric: reciclado / refashioned

Molde/PatternSeena Dolman Tee
Designer: Gracious Threads
Tamanho/Size: 6
Tecido / Fabric: loja em Huelva/ local shop in Huelva

E sabem que mais? Apercebi-me agora que aquela imagem lá em cima está errada, não tenho 2 peças recicladas e sim 3... ai cabecinha, cabecinha... Enfim... A décima peça, a qual não consegui terminar para hoje, é o Marc Shirt da Filles à Maman, um molde que usei há uns tempos para o meu filho. Na altura tornou-se uma das nossas t-shirts preferidas, assim que achei que estava na hora de voltar a fazer-lhe uma. Em breve, certamente. 

And guess what? I just realised that the picture above is wrong, I don't have 2 refashion pieces, I do have 3... oh this little head of mine!
Anyway... The 10th piece which I was not able to finish in time for today, was the Marc Shirt, a pattern by Filles à Maman that I once made for my boy. Back then it became one of our favorites, I thought it was about time to give it a try again. Pretty soon, I guess. 

Vejam só quantas pessoas participam desta vez? É imensa inspiração para vós, por isso não percam nenhum destes posts, há coisas bem giras para ver. Aproveitem!

Just look at how many people are taking part on this tour? So much inspiration for you, so don't miss anyone, there are pretty cool things out there. Enjoy!

Monday, September 25, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

EDITADO* para adicinar links para os posts com os detalhes de cada peça:
EDITED* to add links to detailed posts on each piece:
* Janie Dress 
*Glacier Vest 
* Jalie´s 3244 Footed pajamas
*Hazel Top


  1. Uau! Adorei :)
    As orbis skinny harem do tamanho 3 são deliciosamente fofas!! :))))

    1. Obrigado Ana.
      Deu-me imenso prazer fazer todas estas peças novas. As orbis dele são na verdade a versão calção e adoro ver o miúdos com eles vestidos!

  2. That is so impressive that you did 9 pieces for this tour! Great job!

    1. Thanks Lauren. I guess for once I started sewing pretty ahead and it payed.

  3. You've gone above and beyond with all of these pieces! Great work!!!

    1. Thanks Patricia. I'm just happy that I could add all these new pieces to my kids wardrobe. The tour was such a great motivation.


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