A crafty swap

February 10, 2009

This beret will be mine, but I don’t have to crochet it! I love hand knitted and crocheted clothes and accessories, but can never find the motivation to start a project. So when my crafty friend Anita wanted a linen…

Amy Butler skirt

February 7, 2009

Since I was looking for some instant gratification I decided to make the skirt first. It turned out pretty nice I think. Actually I can’t take much credit since it’s really the print who makes this skirt. The print is…

Summer sewing

February 4, 2009

Summer is still months away here in Sweden and I feel a bit under the weather right now, mostly due to a lingering cold, lack of sleep and some general discontent that I can’t quite put my finger on. I…

The Vanja tote goes mod

February 1, 2009

The decidedly 70’s vibe corduroy Vanja bag has gotten a 60’s style cousin. This time I wanted a practical tote that could withstand both rain and snow as well as internal assaults from things like leaking ball point pens and…

January 28, 2009

Thank you Christina and Cindy for nominating me as a Kreativ blogger. I’m very surprised and incredibly flattered 🙂 Since the great thing about the Kreativ nominations is that it helps bringing attention to new bloggers I’ll throw in some…

Sewing for kids

January 27, 2009

My toughest critic. So my youngest child is turning 7 in February and I want to sew her something as a present. But this actually makes me a bit nervous. The thing is that some of the stuff I’ve made…

How to achieve razor sharp patch pockets:

January 24, 2009

Getting the corners on jeans patch pockets looking even and crisp can be quite difficult, but with the help of paper templates the process becomes really simple and quick. Razor Sharp Patch Pockets Step 1. A paper template is basically…

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