Product review: All a (iron) board!

I have been product testing for Minerva Crafts. Lately, I have been testing this awesome iron mat that I really needed for my sewing room. So head on over to the Minerva Crafts blog to read my review and see the pictures. CLICK HERE TO READ THE POST!

Product review: Prym iron mat

Jafar

Getting comfy in bodycon?

*Pattern testing Name: Jafar (from Aladdin) Pattern: Poppy top & dress from By Hand London Fabric: Premium Merino colour Marsala from the Fabric Store By Hand London has come out with another fantastic pattern, and I’ve been lucky enough to be pattern testing this one too. I tested this pattern way back in March so that’s why there’s still snow in the pictures. The Poppy dress/top is the first pattern from BHL to be sewn in a knit fabric. There is three […]


Wedding post #1 – The Bachelorette Party.

Let me first say, I have the bests of friends. Hands down. I know they love me and I don’t know if I could ever repay them back ever again. So the next one to get married, watch out, it’s a hell of a love storm coming your way! Before that time too of course. This was during Easter vacation, and I had a jammed packed schedule. I had to plan every day to make room for everything I needed […]

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Joy

The Joy of a new yellow dress.

Name: Joy (from Inside Out) Pattern: Anna dress from By Hand London Fabric: Lemon colour plain cotton poplin from Minerva Crafts. Yes, I made another one. Another plain yellow dress. You might remember other yellow dresses; Nala, Jane Porter, Lumiere and Tweety. This one was a bit of a purpose. On Instagram, I revealed to you which colours I’m using for my bridesmaid’s dresses. Pink, green, blue and purple. To get all the pastel colours, I’m the yellow one – […]


Party, party, it’s a #MonetaParty

Name: Cri-Kee (from Mulan) Pattern: Moneta dress from Colette Patterns Fabric: Blue with coral flowers viscose jersey from Stoff & stil Hello there party people! I have been longing to use this fabric for such a long time, and when the Triple Stitches announced the #MonetaParty I was in from the start. I had the fabric and the pattern, all I needed then was time. I was surprise I manage to squeeze in time to finish the dress a week […]

Cri-Kee

Flash

“What do you call a three humped camel?”

* Sponsored Name: Flash (from Zootopia) Pattern: Vintage Shirt dress from Sew Over It Fabric: Floral viscose crepe from Minerva Crafts I have been doing a guest post over at the Minerva Crafts blog. Head on over there to read the whole post! CLICK HERE TO SEE THE BLOG POST!  


Quick and safe!

Name: Tantor (from Tarzan) Pattern: Coco dress from Tilly and the Buttons Fabric: Marine blue knitted jacquard in geometric pattern from Stoff & stil Sometimes you just need something simple and straight forward. I have two Coco dresses in my wardrobe my Mike Wosowski and Meeko, and they both have been used rather frequently. It is such a simple pattern that can EASILY be done in one afternoon. I need something comfortable, simple and elegant I wanted to use for […]

Tantor

Merida

Merida and me waiting for spring.

  Name: Merida (from Brave) Pattern: Doris dress from Sew Over It Fabric: Floral viscose from Stoff &Stil (out of stock) This is my second dress for the Day and Night Dress Challenge. As you might figured out this is my contribution as a day dress. I think that this Doris dress pattern is the ultimate everyday dress. It is simple, but with beautiful details making it interesting. I made the dress from woven viscose on sale that is now […]


Sophie’s World #2 – GIVEAWAY!

I  recently just got over the hump and made it to a 1000 followers on my Instagram account (YAY!), so I’m celebrating buy having a giveaway! First a little history about the my relationship with By Hand London. Back in March 2014 when I decided to start sewing my first move was to purchase the Elisalex dress pattern. While waiting for the pattern to arrive I read everything on their sewalong for the pattern twice. I was so inspired and […]

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Scar

“Well, as far as brains go, I got the lion’s share.

Name: Scar (from The Lion King) Pattern: Alvernia Dress from Opian Fabric: Lace my parents got me from India, and black cotton satin from Stoff & Stil. …But, when it comes to brute strength… I’m afraid I’m at the shallow end of the gene pool.” I hadn’t heard about Opian before they sent me an email to look at their sewing patterns. I purchased the Alvernia pattern and didn’t have the time for it until now recently. I didn’t know […]


Sophie’s World #1

So this is going to be the title of some of my update posts or just in general “what’s happening” post that is not a specific pattern or something I sewed up, but it will be sewing or at least crafting related don’t you worry! I thought I would start with summarising the year that is about to pass. Here are my best nine on instagram: I love showing you my makes on instagram. This social media has brought me […]


Meet my new friends, Tom & Jerry.

*Patterntesting Name: Tom & Jerry Pattern: Karri dress from Megan Nielsen Patterns Fabric: Navy jacquard / different colored cotton sateen from Stoff og Stil I have been so lucky to be one of Megan Nielsen pattern testers for this dress. When I got the news of being a pattern tester for Megan I was thrilled, and even more when I saw what she had designed for me to test. When the mail came out I saved the picture, copied nine […]


Checking in with the morning report.

*Patterntesting Name: Zazu (from The Lion King) Pattern: Alix Dress from By Hand London Fabric: Viscose crepe from Vietnam “Chimps are going ape, giraffes remain above it all. Elephants remember, though just what I can’t recall. Crocodiles are snapping up fresh offers from the banks. Showed interest in my nest egg but I quickly said “No thanks!” We haven’t paid the hornbills and the vultures have a hunch. Not everyone invited will be coming back for lunch” – Zazu Ever […]

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The Incredibles children

An addition to the Incredibles family.

Name: Violet, Dash and JackJack Pattern: Molly dress/top from Sew Over It – My Wardrobe Capsule: City Break Fabric: Various knits from my stash Have you flipped through the five patterns that Sew Over It made in their capsule yet? No? Well now is the time. Even though I made a promise to myself that I wouldn’t buy any more patterns before I’d made everything I intend to make. That promise broke quickly after this pattern capsule came out. I also […]


Summer PJs for my sister!

Pattern: Carolyn Pajamas from Closet Case Files Fabric: Second hand duvet cover from Fretex I dound this awesome duvet in a second hand store and it was perfect for a pajamas. I had two different sides of this duvet cover and only needed the one, so made one pajama for my big sister. I planned on making one for myself in the near future, but since I have sewn other things instead I figured I post a blog for my […]

Julie in her Carolyn Pajamas