And we have a winner…

May 13, 2009

The circle coat it is! The fabric and the practicality of this design seems to be what won people over. The victory was something of a landslide – 11 votes against 4 for the blue one. A big thanks to…

Vote for a coat

May 11, 2009

First thing first – thank you all for nice comments about the bag! And secondly, I need a little help. I’m making a raincoat for Pattern review’s pattern making competition and have sketched out two designs. But I can’t decide…

Diana bag with owls

May 9, 2009

After more mishaps than usual, it’s done. Again everything is interfaced with heavy duty Vlieseline and I used a side piece instead of the darts that are called for in the original pattern. I plan to use the bag when…

The pursuit of a print

May 7, 2009

An owl screen print that will become the lid of Burdastyle’s Diana bag. After borrowing my daughter’s Diana bag for a day, I felt a sudden urge to have one for myself as well. It’s very practical and the size…

A castle outing

May 2, 2009

Lisette M asked me to share a little on my castle outing and I am happy to oblige. What you see here are some of the pictures that I took of Tjolöholm castle yesterday. The building is inspired by Tudor…

New Kwik Sew top

May 2, 2009

Since all I want to do when I get home from work is slipping into my Kwik Sew cami I decided to make a second one. In the spirit of yesterday’s post this one is made of organic ribbed cotton….

Green is the new black

May 1, 2009

Do you have the environment in mind when sewing and buying clothes? I seldom do and I am also very weary of calling my sewing ecologically sound. While I use a lot organic cotton knits these days, I am also…

A tunic for a cardigan

April 28, 2009

My friend Anita and I have started a new crafty swap. I will make her a rayon/linen tunic with elaborate details such as a lace-up front, metal eyelets and gathered sleeves with ties. A little steampunk meets gothic Lolita perhaps…

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