Category Archives: sewing

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

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”

Vintage Sewing – a 1950’s apron blouse

A girl’s best friend is probably 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 probably 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

Summer holiday wardrobe

Too many items to post, I’ll make a special summer holiday bundle if you don’t mind. It was our first proper holiday in 4 years, so reason enough to make some new items! First up: the Va-va-voom maxi dress. Casual

Summer holiday wardrobe

Too many items to post, I’ll make a special summer holiday bundle if you don’t mind. It was our first proper holiday in 4 years, so reason enough to make some new items! First up: the Va-va-voom maxi dress. Casual