Every year I try to make something to wear during the holiday season. Last year I made a fringe dress and this year I’ve already made a sparkling bolero. I was planning on making a special occasion dress, and midway decided my dress was better of becoming a three-piece. The idea was to make an…… Continue reading Special Occasion Sewing
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.
I don’t know about you, but my normal sewing planning process looks like this:”That’s a cute fabric! Let’s make X out of it!”And I make the garment. The end. Now let me be clear, there is nothing “wrong” with this process. I get exited about a fabric or pattern and make a garment I’m happy…… Continue reading Sewing for Spring/Summer: Inspiration and Planning.
Sewing your own clothes gives a lot of freedom. Us sewists can put together clothes however we want. We can choose colors, prints and patterns in fabric and combine them with whatever pattern we want. We can adjust the fit. A little looser her, a bit more room there. Longer, shorter… We are only limited…… Continue reading One Pattern, 9 Dresses: B6453
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!
If you don’t know who Gertie is and you enjoy sewing fifties inspired fashion. I highly suggest you continue reading. In the world of vintage sewing, Gertie is a big name. There even is a Facebook group for things people make with her patterns with over 32.000 members from all over the world. Gertie started…… Continue reading The Big Gertie Patterns Overview.
Fall is here and it’s time to get cozy. When the cold comes I love to get snugly and layer myself up in clothes. Cropped cardigans are something I wear a lot and I finally found a pattern so I can make them myself. To be fair, this pattern was on my rader for a…… Continue reading Juniper Cardigan by Jennifer Lauren