As the new year has started, it’s always fun to look back at what you’ve achieved in the year. What better way for me to count all my makes for the year and to reflect on what I’ve made through 365 days of sewing in 2019. In 2019 I’ve sewed: 14 Dresses7 Tops or Blouses…… Continue reading What I Sewed in 2019 & Plans for 2020
I love Christmas. I love putting up the tree. Decorating my house with lights and candles. I love buying gifts for my family and friends. Most of all I love wrapping gifts with ribbons and tags and what not. Most of all, I love the Holiday season because it’s socially acceptable to wear all kinds…… Continue reading Sewing for the Holiday Season: Sparkling Bolero Jacket
Sewing my own bikini is on my to-sew list for years. I had to scroll all the way back in my Instagram to find my #makenine for 2018 and it involved a swimsuit with the caption reading something like “want to make my own bikini for so long”. Well, I finally did. And I’ll tell…… Continue reading Sewing swimwear
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
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.
Some pieces in your closet are worn more then others. Some pieces are favorites, and you didn’t realize it when you bought or made them. One of my favorite jackets was ready for a replacement and I took on the challenge to make one. A few years ago I bought a Collectif jacket in the…… Continue reading Cropped Wool Jacket
A friend of mine recently had her first baby and I’m so exited for her and her fiance! In the months leading onto the birth they shared some things on social media dropping the word “monster”. On the card are cartoon monsters, it’s a very cute little theme. They organised a little get-together with friends…… Continue reading Me-Made Gift: Baby Bathrobe!