Vote for a coat

May 11, 2009 15 Comments

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 6 Comments

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 7 Comments

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 4 Comments

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…

Green is the new black

May 1, 2009 1 Comment

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…

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