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  • 10 years of makes

    I’ve been documenting my makes online since around 2005 and on this blog since 2008. Some of the oldest pics are sadly gone, but as I’m celebrating my 10 years blogging anniversary this year I figured I could at least do a retrospective with one…

  • Stellas graduation dress

    Here is as promised pictures of my eldest daughter’s graduation dress. She is graduating tomorrow, very exciting!   The pattern is Simplicity 4070, which my favourite formal dress pattern, I used it for two wedding dresses before and it always delivers, plus it is very…

  • 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…