Bottoms


Shenzi
Another make is up on Minerva’s blogger network. This month I made myself another pinafore. Previously, I’ve made the Bibi pinafore from Tilly and the Buttons book Stretch, my Jiminy Cricket. I can’t say that I fell in love with the garment right away, but lately, it has grown on me. Although I need to do some adjustment on my next make I know now what those are. Yes, I’m terrible at making muslins. Don’t judge. CLICK HERE TO READ […]

Another pinafore under my belt*


Wow, I’m surprised that it’s been five months since Norwegian Constitution Day. The sun isn’t shining nowadays, but time for some reminiscing. This was my outfit this year. Since I don’t have a traditional Norwegian bunad, I make myself a fancy outfit each year. And this year, a jumpsuit is made instead of a dress. I made a straight US size 10, but for my next make, I think a size 8 bodice would be more fitting. There was a […]

17. mai-outfit 2019


Goob
Have you started on your autumn wardrobe yet? Or maybe you already have a wardrobe staple you’re comfortable with? I’m still working on finding mine and I think my newest make really fills a hole I’ve been missing. I don’t wear trousers much, but when I do I tend to go for black ones. The reason for that is my hair color. Since I’ve never colored my hair, it is as black as ever. So since my hair is black, […]

Ultimate wardrobe staple trousers



John Smith
This year was my first time making it to the Dressmakers Ball. Even though it was with a cast. The anticipation of meeting all the people you’ve been following on social media, but not actually talked to, and the fact that I didn’t actually know anyone made the experience both exciting and frightening both at the same time. For the occasion, I made the Ailakki jumpsuit with some hacks to it. The jumpsuit itself is like the pattern with the […]

The Dressmakers Ball 2019


Shang
If you’ve followed me for a while I’ve made Ginger jeans before and the previous ones have been fine, but there is still fitting issues that made me not wear them regularly. I don’t necissarily know what the fitting issue might be so I’ve been putting it off for years now. This is my recent try on the jeans I’m and happier with this one, but there is still something to be done with the fit. So I’m hoping I’ll […]

Another try at the Ginger jeans


Gaston
*Pattern testing I know I’ve told you already that I have been pattern testing Deer & Doe’s latest collection, I have already shown you my first test which was the Nenuphar jacket. Now I’m showing you my second test – the Narcisse trousers. As you know, I don’t wear trousers that often, and to be honest I wasn’t sure this was something I wanted, but I tested them anyway. I was so wrong! SO WRONG! Do to the testing, I […]

Wide legged trousers are mind blowing!



*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

Luxury crepe


V8964
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 […]

Loungewear for my man


Principal Mazur
Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* Name: Principal Mazur (from A Goofy Movie) Pattern: Safran pants from Deer & Doe Fabric: Plain stretch denim from Minerva Crafts You can now read about my troublesome journey to make these jeans that ended opp being wearable at the end now at Minerva Crafts Blogger Network page. Now I have more experience with making jeans/trousers, so hopefully, it won’t take a whole year before I attempt to make another one. CLICK HERE TO READ THE […]

Jeans. Jeans. Jeans?