Fleece Finn jacket

We were pretty smug when we picked a traditional and fairly unknown Norwegian name for our boy in 2014. So smug it backfired. By the time he was born, ‘Finn’ was number 10 in the NL- BE chart. Followed a cool stormtrooper named

Fleece Finn jacket

We were pretty smug when we picked a traditional and fairly unknown Norwegian name for our boy in 2014. So smug it backfired. By the time he was born, ‘Finn’ was number 10 in the NL- BE chart. Followed a cool stormtrooper named

Traffic safe beanie and scarf

Around here (Belgium) primary schoolchildren have to wear reflective neon vests in winter so as to be visible in the darkness/mist. These vests are not so pretty and thus not hugely popular. Especially older children and teens will not wear

Traffic safe beanie and scarf

Around here (Belgium) primary schoolchildren have to wear reflective neon vests in winter so as to be visible in the darkness/mist. These vests are not so pretty and thus not hugely popular. Especially older children and teens will not wear

Cool overall – but why this weird fit?

Help! Do any of my kind readers know why there’s a diamond-shaped-pull in the back? I get tons of compliments for this overall, and do feel glam in it, but I’m bugged by the ill-fitting back. Is it the zipper? The

Cool overall – but why this weird fit?

Help! Do any of my kind readers know why there’s a diamond-shaped-pull in the back? I get tons of compliments for this overall, and do feel glam in it, but I’m bugged by the ill-fitting back. Is it the zipper? The

Vintage Pattern Swap?

Slowly my vintage pattern collection is growing. I have too few to swap physically, but am happy to send accurate traced copies in exchange for another copy of a vintage pattern. If any of the following appeal to you let

Vintage Pattern Swap?

Slowly my vintage pattern collection is growing. I have too few to swap physically, but am happy to send accurate traced copies in exchange for another copy of a vintage pattern. If any of the following appeal to you let

Ringbearer and flowergirl: the cutest outfits

The advantage of marrying later in life, you have your own cute little ring bearer and flower girl. If you like sewing, it’s an added bonus! I ended up making both of their outfits. (Link to the making of the

Ringbearer and flowergirl: the cutest outfits

The advantage of marrying later in life, you have your own cute little ring bearer and flower girl. If you like sewing, it’s an added bonus! I ended up making both of their outfits. (Link to the making of the

The wedding dress saga

I dislike the frills and lace and bling of ready-to-wear wedding dresses. And the forced mermaid-or-princess-or-bohemian looks. If I’m to be an old bride, at least with some dignity…I hope. Designing my own is the only option! Yippeee! Instant crush on Dessy’s

The wedding dress saga

I dislike the frills and lace and bling of ready-to-wear wedding dresses. And the forced mermaid-or-princess-or-bohemian looks. If I’m to be an old bride, at least with some dignity…I hope. Designing my own is the only option! Yippeee! Instant crush on Dessy’s

Stamped robot T-shirt

This post is a quickie before the wedding bells ring! In 10 days my mad wedding sewothon will end, and this sweatshop-in-the-attic returns to being an atelier. And I can show the wedding collection 2016: bride : the 4 prototypes

Stamped robot T-shirt

This post is a quickie before the wedding bells ring! In 10 days my mad wedding sewothon will end, and this sweatshop-in-the-attic returns to being an atelier. And I can show the wedding collection 2016: bride : the 4 prototypes