The Night and Day Dress from Gertie… where to even start on that?Gertie has developed an amazing approach to sewing patterns where she designs pieces that are interchangeable with each other. This approach gives you a lot of freedom in designing and sewing your own dress. For the Night and Day Dress pattern there are…… Continue reading Night and Day Dress: Fall and Spring.
Recently I’ve started to really like viscose fabrics. I used to be a cotton kinda girl all the way but something about the softness and flowy-ness of viscose really got to me. I got this leave print viscose from Budgetstoffen at the fabric market a while ago. Every now and then I make my boyfriend…… Continue reading Sewing My Boyfriend’s New Favorite Blouse.
I had never made a successful pair of pants in my life until recently. I have a lot of curves and those curves just don’t fit that well in regular off-the-rack pants. And something I really wanted was a nice fitting pair of high-waisted pants. It took me a while to get there, but I…… Continue reading A Jenny Pants Adventure
This dress… I just love it. Simplicity recently became part of the same company that brings out the patterns of Butterick, McCalls, and Vogue. Because of this the patterns that Gertie designs switched from Butterick to Simplicity. The new patterns from Gertie for the spring/summer are a top and a Dress. I didn’t care much…… Continue reading A New Summer Favorite: Simplicity 8873.
I’ve just “finished” this bra and panties an hour ago and am so exited about it, I wanted to share it ASAP! The bra is missing it’s underwire because I had to order the right size so it’s 99% done. But that won’t stop me,I just love it! Me and sewing lingerie Sewing lingerie isn’t…… Continue reading Sewing My Ultimate Strapless Bra, Take 1.
Bonjour! Earlier this month I was in Paris for a four day city trip with my boyfriend, sewing-bestie Stephanie and her husband. We spend four days wondering around in this amazing city, visiting all of the cultural high-lights. In this blog I’ll show you what I was wearing and what we did each day. Last…… Continue reading Paris Adventures and Outfits
Here in the Netherlands there are two big traveling fabric markets. Both of them have dates in the spring and dates in the fall. When the dates are announced I always put them in my calendar and shop till I drop! I’ll show you my purchases and what I’m planning to make with them. Last…… Continue reading My Fabric Market Haul