Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Curves & Online Projects




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SA Curves
Hi to all the Sewing Lovers out there! It is supposed to me Spring here in NZ, but it is still freeeeeeeeeezing cold!!
Curves:
We have added another very useful item to our Shopping Cart namely:
The 5/8th (1.5cm) Pattern Drafter and Mini Curves (picture)
Using these very nice rulers will help you marking the seam allowance quickly and accurately…saving time and frustration and getting professional results!
For more info on these Curves please go to our Lutterloh Page and if you want to order anything just go to our ORDER link on our website.
If you don't want to order products through our website, we also do PayPal. The cost of both curves is US$34 plus packaging and shipment and I can email you a PayPal invoice on request
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Online Projects:
I am at last finalising the Waistcoat designing and Bias-cut pattern making projects. More info on these Projects can be viewed on the Online Projects Page.
If you want to order these Projects, just go to our ORDER link on our website and we will get the CD's and patterns off to you next week. You can start with the projects whenever you are ready, but question time to Sonja will commence in November.
Enjoy Spring and Fall (in the Northern hemisphere)!!!
Sonja
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Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Supplement #290


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The most recent Supplement # 290 (Autumn/Fall) will arrive in a couple of days here in NZ.

If you click on the following link on our website: Supplement # 290 scroll down to Supplement Nr 290 and then click on the "Model Preview" you can view the patterns in this supplement

The 40 patterns are available at US$22 plus shipment. You can also subscribe for a full year and receive 4 supplements of 40 patterns each for US$66 plus shipment. To order, please go to the ORDER link and follow the instructions on our SECURE website.
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Monday, 11 February 2013

Introduction:




We have at last took the big step and started a blog!!!.....about time I would say. First of all.....let me introduce myself: I am Sonja Bezuidenhout of Lutterloh Patterns in New Zealand.

I have had a passion for sewing from a very young age and my first sewing machine was a prize won in a local competition. Born in South Africa, I first pursued a Nursing career, but then sought a change in direction and qualified as a Computer Programmer.

With the arrival of my first of three girls, I decided to follow my passion and became a Dressmaker and later established a Sewing School in the Limpopo Province. I was introduced to the Lutterloh Pattern Making System in 1993 and was so impressed with the beautiful fit, cut and style of the outfits created using the system; I began teaching my students using Lutterloh patterns.

Six years later the Bezuidenhout family and our business moved to New Zealand, and I began teaching sewing and pattern making from my new home in Auckland. The Lutterloh family in Germany approached the Bezuidenhout’s with an offer to promote the program through New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. Trips to the USA and Canada were also undertaken to stimulate the product at Craft Fairs. Numerous articles on the Lutterloh system by myself have featured in the Australian Sewing with Stitches magazine

I now travel mainly across New Zealand and Australia presenting workshops and demonstrations at Fairs, Sewing Shops, Fabric Stores and Conventions. When at home, I run Online Sewing Classes, Sewing Projects & Pattern Making Retreats

Purpose of this blog:

I know out there are a lot of  sewers enjoying the Lutterloh System and some who have problems using it. I hope by setting up this forum, we all would be able to share our experiences and learn from each other. I will endeavour to visit this blog and comment once a week, and will also from time to time post some interesting tips and ideas, photos etc.

Hope we will all enjoy this journey together!