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  • Next up: Draped workout top

    Time for the last installment in my new workout wardrobe. I’m currently making a t-shirt with a lot of things going on in the back. I’ve seen a lot of open back styles lately in gym wear and wanted to put my own spin to…

  • Next up: Yoga capri leggings

    Time for garment four of my new workout collection, a pair of yoga capri leggings that I also plan to wear as lounge wear.  I’ve been on a sewing roll lately, spending entire Saturdays pretty much glued to my sewing machines, whipping up everything from…

  • Next up: Sewing a sports bra

    May is all about sewing activewear for me and now it’s time to tackle making a supportive sports bra. Supportive as in not just sewing a cropped tank top, but in fact making sure the bra has the proper foundation to be supportive during high impact…

  • Next up: Sewing a running dress

    The people have spoken! After I asked for your feedback on which dress I should sew for my upcoming half-marathon in May, I got a clear winner—the modern one inspired by the tennis dresses that Stella McCartney designs for Adidas. I like that some of…

  • Next up: Graduation dress for Stella

    In June, my 19 year old daughter Stella is graduating from the Swedish equivalent of high school and she asked me to sew her graduation dress. Traditionally, the Swedish graduations dresses are white, but it is certainly not mandatory (mine was salmon coloured for instance). But…

  • Tailored jacket update

    So let’s take a look at the progress of my tailored Burdastyle jacket. I’ve been working on it for a couple of weekends now, and as you probably already have guessed it is a slow process. For instance, it literally took me an entire evening…