I tried baggy and failed, thus ending up fitted. Again.

Since I started sewing I’ve diligently tried working on a better fit. A part from a straight coat once, I had never ventured into the non-streamlined world of sewing. But there are so many beautiful clothes with interesting volumes… not

I tried baggy and failed, thus ending up fitted. Again.

Since I started sewing I’ve diligently tried working on a better fit. A part from a straight coat once, I had never ventured into the non-streamlined world of sewing. But there are so many beautiful clothes with interesting volumes… not

Simple knit – why not?

A childhood in Scandinavia and one deeply believes in the exclusive beauty of intricate knitted patterns. After a few stranded knits, (this or that), I realised that there is an essential beauty in a simple minimal knit too. Thank you

Simple knit – why not?

A childhood in Scandinavia and one deeply believes in the exclusive beauty of intricate knitted patterns. After a few stranded knits, (this or that), I realised that there is an essential beauty in a simple minimal knit too. Thank you

Vintage Burda Sunsuit

I sometimes use vintage patterns as I find them more flattering on the female body, especially the ones from the 50’s. They cleverly enhance some bits and hide others. My sweet teenage nephew had bought me the Burda 1950’s vintage

Vintage Burda Sunsuit

I sometimes use vintage patterns as I find them more flattering on the female body, especially the ones from the 50’s. They cleverly enhance some bits and hide others. My sweet teenage nephew had bought me the Burda 1950’s vintage

A re-run, a new piece and a muslin.

Firstly, a re-make of the LMV Lora dress from years ago. This time in a jersey and a badass print of Jimi Hendrix by Mies&Moos. I had bought it at the open air fabric market ‘Lapjesmarkt’ in Utrecht. I enjoy the

A re-run, a new piece and a muslin.

Firstly, a re-make of the LMV Lora dress from years ago. This time in a jersey and a badass print of Jimi Hendrix by Mies&Moos. I had bought it at the open air fabric market ‘Lapjesmarkt’ in Utrecht. I enjoy the

Big 4 pattern sizes..?#%&@??? Help!

I’m used to sewing mainly Burda, Knipmode, Lekala, La Maison Victor, where a part from minor alterations the fit is usually ‘my size’ = 36(-38) / S(M) in RTW. Then I took the plunge across the pond and ordered some

Big 4 pattern sizes..?#%&@??? Help!

I’m used to sewing mainly Burda, Knipmode, Lekala, La Maison Victor, where a part from minor alterations the fit is usually ‘my size’ = 36(-38) / S(M) in RTW. Then I took the plunge across the pond and ordered some

Japanese spring dress in Mordor

OOOOOOooh how I miss spring. We’ve had record amounts of LACK OF sun this winter, it was even in the news. What’s a poor blogger to do? Where do all you creative people take your pictures in winter? To give

Japanese spring dress in Mordor

OOOOOOooh how I miss spring. We’ve had record amounts of LACK OF sun this winter, it was even in the news. What’s a poor blogger to do? Where do all you creative people take your pictures in winter? To give

(Not so) Formal Painted Pants

I’m very excited to see street styles popping up with trousers with prints, lines or checks. Often happily matched with other prints. [One day in the metro in Brussels I noticed 80% of the people wore blue jeans with a

(Not so) Formal Painted Pants

I’m very excited to see street styles popping up with trousers with prints, lines or checks. Often happily matched with other prints. [One day in the metro in Brussels I noticed 80% of the people wore blue jeans with a