Lekala 4279 or Madame Butterfly

Since my last ordeal with the Burda maxi dress, I didn’t just look at the technical drawing before making this Lekala 4279 dress with a flounce, I also looked up examples from bloggers. I only found one, but a good

Lekala 4279 or Madame Butterfly

Since my last ordeal with the Burda maxi dress, I didn’t just look at the technical drawing before making this Lekala 4279 dress with a flounce, I also looked up examples from bloggers. I only found one, but a good

Burda Bust Business

Dear Burda, Thank you for all the patterns you crank out every month, my wardrobe would look at lot more boring without you! Usually your patterns fit rather well, but there are exceptions. Such as the Wrap Dress 07/2016 #102,

Burda Bust Business

Dear Burda, Thank you for all the patterns you crank out every month, my wardrobe would look at lot more boring without you! Usually your patterns fit rather well, but there are exceptions. Such as the Wrap Dress 07/2016 #102,

Scandinavian / Japanese ceramics

I love drawing and painting, and often, whatever new hobby I start such as sewing or ceramic, I still somehow end up drawing or painting. The difficulty is then often increased, for example a fabric will absorb paint very differently

Scandinavian / Japanese ceramics

I love drawing and painting, and often, whatever new hobby I start such as sewing or ceramic, I still somehow end up drawing or painting. The difficulty is then often increased, for example a fabric will absorb paint very differently

Stylish, feminine yet relaxed…

If I think feminine, stylish yet relaxed, I think of the 70’s (glam… not hippie) I remember my Mom looking so beautiful with Charlie’s Angels hair, a cognac boot and a wrap dress. That look has been simmering for years

Stylish, feminine yet relaxed…

If I think feminine, stylish yet relaxed, I think of the 70’s (glam… not hippie) I remember my Mom looking so beautiful with Charlie’s Angels hair, a cognac boot and a wrap dress. That look has been simmering for years

Style Arc’s Cher Knit Dress – a lovely waistless time waister.

Recently I’ve tried challenging myself to try sewing not form-fitting dresses. The last one, ended up waisted. Then I picked this cool pattern by Style Arc knowing I would not be able to somehow turn it into a silhouetted dress.

Style Arc’s Cher Knit Dress – a lovely waistless time waister.

Recently I’ve tried challenging myself to try sewing not form-fitting dresses. The last one, ended up waisted. Then I picked this cool pattern by Style Arc knowing I would not be able to somehow turn it into a silhouetted dress.

Anker’s Blues – a lovely yet discreet pullover.

My knitting world was momentarily turned upside down as this pullover is knitted top-down. Tricky,  as you cannot try it on after say 10 cm of knitting to see if the size fits, as you can when you start at

Anker’s Blues – a lovely yet discreet pullover.

My knitting world was momentarily turned upside down as this pullover is knitted top-down. Tricky,  as you cannot try it on after say 10 cm of knitting to see if the size fits, as you can when you start at

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