Author Archives: annina-g

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

Style Arc’s ‘Sunday Jacket’ joins the Rebellion…

And thus, I’m coming out in all my geekiness! A warm and somewhat waterproof jacket, and fellow geeks will recognize the Star Wars rebellion symbol. Now the big question… will I dare wear it in public to the “Last Jedi”

Style Arc’s ‘Sunday Jacket’ joins the Rebellion…

And thus, I’m coming out in all my geekiness! A warm and somewhat waterproof jacket, and fellow geeks will recognize the Star Wars rebellion symbol. Now the big question… will I dare wear it in public to the “Last Jedi”

Knitted Icelandic sweater, ehm, for the indoors…

My childhood in Norway was kept warm by pretty, though bulky and itchy, hand-knitted sweaters. After knitting a few warm (and less itchy sweaters, thank you new yarns) sweaters myself, I realised I often didn’t wear them…. as too warm.

Knitted Icelandic sweater, ehm, for the indoors…

My childhood in Norway was kept warm by pretty, though bulky and itchy, hand-knitted sweaters. After knitting a few warm (and less itchy sweaters, thank you new yarns) sweaters myself, I realised I often didn’t wear them…. as too warm.

Vintage Sewing – a 1950’s apron blouse

A girl’s best friend is┬áprobably gay, as they’ll think of giving you vintage sewing magazines instead of a toaster as a wedding present . Thank you Marc and Henk! Here’s the first make, a fabulous apron-blouse, for hosting in true

Vintage Sewing – a 1950’s apron blouse

A girl’s best friend is┬áprobably gay, as they’ll think of giving you vintage sewing magazines instead of a toaster as a wedding present . Thank you Marc and Henk! Here’s the first make, a fabulous apron-blouse, for hosting in true

Anthracite cider bowls… or planters?

One day I notice a lovely grey clay sample at my ceramics course, and told the teacher “lovely colour clay, it’s almost an… anthracite colour”. She replied “that’s because it IS anthracite (the mineral)”. Oops. As a throwing exercise, we

Anthracite cider bowls… or planters?

One day I notice a lovely grey clay sample at my ceramics course, and told the teacher “lovely colour clay, it’s almost an… anthracite colour”. She replied “that’s because it IS anthracite (the mineral)”. Oops. As a throwing exercise, we