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  • How to sew a beanie using a sweater

    Did you know that you can turn old sweaters into really cool knit hats? In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to sew a knit hat beanie using a sweater. And I can pretty much guarantee that everyone will think you knitted the hat! This is a…

  • September sewing bits

    I’m suffering a jeans-making burnout Yes, just as I predicted, making two pairs of jeans at the same time has led to some serious sewing exhaustion. I’m at the point where I can only muster working on them once a week, so I will not…

  • Knit shorts with waist band pocket

    Sweden has had the warmest summer in like a decade (or more?) so I have pretty much lived in shorts. I usually wear lounge pants or leggings at home, since I cannot wear day clothes in the house, I need to be comfortable and relaxed…

  • Jalie Anne-Marie running dress

    So here it is, the running dress I made for my half-marathon in May. I used the Anne-Marie dress/top pattern from Jalie but did quite a few desiign modifications. Mesh back. I added a big mesh panel in the back for instance and covered all the opening…

  • Open back workout top

    Sometimes I get very specific design ideas in my head, and then just dive right in without doing a test garment! This workout top was an example of this approach, and in hindsight, I should have tried it before I cut into my precious Meryl…

  • July sewing bits

    This is the big vacation month in Sweden, where many of us are off from work. I’m no exception, and while I’m off my regular job, I will not sit on my laurels! In fact, I will spend a chunk of July taking photos for…