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Johanna

  • Live: Pattern making

    On Sunday I’m doing a new liveshow on YouTube. The topic is pattern making, the one sewing related thing that I actually have a diploma in! Topics I plan to cover in the livestream How I learned to draft my own patterns The basics of…

  • Burdastyle drape dress 2008-04-117

    Can one label one’s own sewing project a pièce de résistance? If so I would like to give this credit to this particular item in my winter wardrobe a Burdastyle knit dress with a draped bodice. To be honest, the pattern itself is quite easy…

  • Video: Help I’m sewing a tailored jacket

    After doing a few fairly quick and easy makes lately I’m about to embark on a really time-consuming project again. It’s a project that has been on my bucket list for over a year and now I finally have lined up all the ducks in…

  • How to sew a neckline on a twist top

    This is my favourite method to sew necklines on knit tops that have a seam mid-front, such as twist tops and those with gathers in the seam. I’ve adapted this method from Burda’s instructions for these kinds of designs and since Burdastyle magazine instructions usually lack illustrations…

  • Watch and listen to me today!

    Yes, I am kinda all over the place today! Firstly I’m interviewed on the Love to Sew podcast, in which I share tips about sewing activewear, my book Sewing Activewear, the realities of being a sewing content creator, what it’s like to sew in Sweden,…

  • My winter makes: A Burdastyle sewing bonanza!

    So let’s take a look at my latest makes – a winter wardrobe using four different Burdastyle patterns. I worked off and on on this wardrobe for about two months and it’s always a such a sense of relief and to put it all together…