Pattern testing


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!


*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 […]

The secret is out!


Hello sewing friends. I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas celebrations, eaten a lot of good food and laughed among family and friends. I certainly have, and I wished it didn’t have to end. But we have to come back to reality, work and everyday life awaits! Since the new year is approaching lightning fast nowadays I thought I’d do a little recap of what has happened to me the year that has passed and what I wish for […]

Sophie’s World #3 – 2017



Chief Bogo & Silvermist
*Pattern testing Name: Chief Bogo (from Zootopia) and Silvermist (from Tinker Bell) Pattern: Orsola dress from By Hand London Fabric: Viscose fabric from my stash You know how much I love By Hand London, and if they need testers I’m all about to help them. When I saw the Orsola dress I didn’t know if I liked the design that much, or that I had the time. The deadline was quite quick and as you all know I had a […]

Blue buddies


Lottie
*Pattern testing Name: Charlotte aka Lottie (from the Princess and the Frog) Pattern: Chari dress from Schnittchen Patterns Fabric: Woven cotton I got from my parents from their trip to India last fall. This is my first time pattern testing for Schnittchen patterns. I made the Chari dress which is a part of their Spring and Summer collection 2017. I was glad to be one of their testers. I took these pictures as soon as I was done in April, […]

Lottie getting her ruffles on.


Jafar
*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 […]

Getting comfy in bodycon?



*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 […]

Meet my new friends, Tom & Jerry.


Zazu
*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 […]

Checking in with the morning report.


Flower
*Patterntesting Name: Flower Pattern: Sarah shirt from By Hand London. Fabric: Viscose rayon. This is my first mission as a pattern tester ever and I’m oh so glad that it’s with the company I started to sew with for almost 2 years now! So introducing you all, the fantastic Sarah shirt! I’m so pleased with this shirt its’s crazy! Look how floating it is! I made the shirt in a super soft viscose rayon (which in my opinion is a […]

Flowy Flower!