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  • Live on Sunday: All about tailoring!

    Want to know more about my adventures in tailoring and hopefully learn a few things too? Then join me on Sunday for a livestream about tailoring, based on my jacket project, plus a lot of other things that I’ve learned along the way. Topics I…

  • Burdastyle double breasted jacket August 2017

    My Burdastyle tailored jacket

    So let’s take a look at the tailored jacket that I spent a large chunk of March making. This jacket was the main reason I bought the August 2017 issue, I’ve been searching for ages for a jacket like this, both as a sewing pattern…

  • Video: How I made a tailored jacket

    So what is it really like to make a tailored jacket when one does have minimal experience in the area? Well, in today’s video I share all the nitty gritty behind-the-scenes stuff, including the emotional roller-coaster I was on at times, with some self-doubt and…

  • Video: How to sew a beret

    Curious about how to sew a beret? In this sewing video tutorial, I show you how easy it is, and how you can easily draft the beret pattern yourself according to your size preferences. You just need some felted wool or fleece fabric and you are all…

  • Burdastyle eyelet blouse

    Here is one of my latest makes, a fitted white cotton eyelet blouse. I bought the fabric last year when fellow sewing blogger Esther took me to some Barcelona fabric stores. I only ended up buying one fabric (I try to be a picky buyer!)…

  • Burdastyle voile blouse

    So here is my finished cotton voile blouse, that I sewed as part of my winter plan. The pattern is from Burdastyle’s 2013 June issue and it is the fourth time I sew this pattern, but this pattern has so many variations (including a shirt dress)…