Spring has finally arrived!

* In collaboration with Minerva Crafts Yes, spring has finally come to Trondheim, Norway! It has been a pain seeing everyone all over the world post beautiful sunny photos and looking out my window it has been grey… But now! Now it seems like Norway is on the move to warmer times. I love it. My recently made dress is perfect for the sunny warmer weather! I made this amazing Reglisse dress from Deer & Doe using this floral cotton […]

Bo-Peep

Luxury crepe

*Collaboration with Minerva Crafts CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST Name: Max and P.J. (from The Goofy Movie) Pattern: Flint shorts and Tania culottes from Megan Nielsen patterns. Size: L Fabric: Plain luxury crepe from Minerva Crafts Sophie Bach


The secret is out!

*Pattern testing Yes, yes, yes! I’m so happy to inform you that I’ve become one of Deer & Doe’s pattern testers! I can’t tell you enough how incredibly honoured I was when Camille contacted me. I am such a huge fan of D&D, you can see all that I’ve made from their company here! This jacket is unlined with loose sleeves, gathered back and notched collar. It is the perfect piece to throw over whatever you’re wearing in this transitioning weather […]


Rosetta

A beginners guide to sewing with knitted farbics.

*Collaboration with Minerva Crafts and Wendy Ward Hello happy people! If you follow me on social media, you might know that I’m currently on vacation, celebrating my birthday (I turned 28 yesterday). But you might also know that Minerva Craft has started their blog tour for Wendy Wards new book! Today is my turn, and although I’m so glad that I’m not in all that snow at the moment I’m happy with my coatigan! I was so incredibly lucky to be reviewing Wendy […]


Knit dresses – Charleston or Zadie

Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* I love making these two dresses! It has been really fun sewing with knits without so much fear again. This is my April make for Minerva Crafts Blogger Network so click on the link below to read more about it! CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST Name: Quasimodo (from the Hunchback from Notre Dame) and Princess Fiona (from Shrek) Pattern: Charleston dress from Hey June, and Zadie dress from Tilly and the Buttons Fabric: Large […]


Hermes

Finally a fitted denim skirt.

*Collaboration with Minerva Crafts This skirt pattern is amazing. I think it goes with a lot of things and is so incredibly versatile.I know that a lot of makers in the sewing community like this pattern too, and now I know why. I love it so much – so head on over to Minerva Craft to read about my make! CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST This pattern is so much loved by our sewing community so here is a […]


Loungewear for my man

The husband has wanted a new dressing gown and pyjamas set for a while now. He was prepared to pay a great deal to get a comfortable and good looking one, but I told him no, I can make one for him. We browsed through men’s pyjama patterns and this Vogue pattern was the one he was most pleased with. It has a wide collar, pockets and interesting piping details for the dressing gown, and the pyjamas were what pyjamas for a man […]

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Lazy Sunday mornings…

Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* I’ve been lounging around in this two piece wonder ever since I made it. It’s been in the wash late Sunday evening and put on every Friday afternoon. The kimono has some amazing featured details I wouldn’t have thought of, but it makes it a truly unique and wonderful patten. That’s what I’ve noticed with Helen’s patterns, they might seem like simple makes, but they’re hidden details that make up the garment beautifully. I’ve also hacked […]


Lady McElroy fabrics

Collaboration with Minerva Crafts*   Hi everybody, I’ve been so lucky to have tested the new fabric line from Lady McElroy over on the Minerva Crafts blog. There was so much to choose from, I didn’t know where to start. But I’m glad I ended up with this Flora songbird cotton poplin. It’s amazingly beautiful and I used one of my tried and true patterns to make it. If you want to read it the link is below CLICK HERE […]

Arlo