Pattern hacks


King Hubert & King Stefan
* Collaboration with Minerva Crafts This is my one year anniversary on Minerva Crafts Blogger Network. It has been an amazing experience being a part of this creative community. For  this occasion, I made shirts to celebrate the anniversary. I lengthen the Bruyere shirt to make it into a dress, shamlessly copying Abigail Spencers dress at the royal wedding. I made the short sleeve version of the Melilot shirt and wore it with tights, yes, seperates! I’m naming both the […]

The Kings of Shirts


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 […]

Lazy Sunday mornings…


Arlo
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 […]

Lady McElroy fabrics



Iago
Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* Do you have any new years resolutions? I have three that I would like to share with you: No new patterns. If I manage to make three patterns I haven’t made before from my stash I can allow myself to buy one new pattern, that’s it. If I start on another pattern without buying a new one, I then have to make up three from my stash before maybe buying one new. Reduce the fabric stash. […]

Happy new years, everyone!


Louise
Name: Louise (from the Princess and the Frog) Pattern: Anna dress bodice with Zeena dress skirt from By Hand London Fabric: Brushed tartan cotton fabric from Minerva Crafts Happy December 1st everyone! I myself got a tea advent calendar from my husband that I have already started my day with. I love advent calendars, whether it is made of chocolate, tea or whatever it’s made out of these days. It’s not a tradition that I grew up with, but a […]

All he wanted was to play jazz.


Periwinkle
Name: Periwinkle (Tinkerbells twin sister) Pattern: Elisalex dress with Flora dress from By Hand London Fabric: Sky blue cupro from Rainbow fabrics I made this dress a while back and took the photos back then too, but haven’t had the time to actually sit down and write about it. By Hand London released a new version of  Elisalex dress and I got a copy of the modified version since I already own the original. The dress had modified the bodice […]

Periwinkle is here!



Edna Mode
Name: Edna Mode Pattern: Winslow culottes from Helen’s Closet Fabric: Black cotton lining and chiffon from Stoff & Stil For the last two years my group of friends has gathered together for a weekend in Oslo in July. It so happens to have been the second week in July both times, so we made a tradition doing it again this year. Lately it’s been harder when people has started to have a full-time job and can’t get away whenever we can. […]

Fashion with Edna Mode


Ms. Bianca
Pattern: Anna Dress bodice and Charlotte Skirt from By Hand London (love those gals!) Hi, first of all sorry. For my few followers I have been busy a lot. Especially with school. It’s been a real change to change campuses, you wouldn’t believe how much of a change! The hours are at least doubled and the that is just the lectures, the amount of work you have to put in is quadrupled.. But enough japing, I’ve been doing a lot of fun things […]

The First of Many Annalotte Dress