My Wardrobe


Achilles & Captain Phoebus
This is my last post for Minerva Craft for this year. With the move to our new house everything will be packed down and stay that way until we’ll get settled. But packing up my sewing room takes forever since I want to have it up as long as I can.  Ok, back to this months make. I made version 2 and 3 of the Selene skirt and loving the two pocket details on them! The fabric of the dogtooth […]

Selene skirt for autumn.


Cleo and Jiminy Cricket
The Stretch sewing book from Tilly and the Buttons makes an other appearance! Back in June, I made Geppetto and Pinocchio from the book using two of their dress patterns.  This time i’ve made myself a top and a pinafore, the new additons are also named from characters from the same movie, so say hello to Cleo and Jiminy Cricket! CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST Name: Cleo and Jiminy Cricket (from Pinocchio)Pattern: Freya jumper and Bibi pinafore from Tilly and […]

My first pinafore.


Jewel
Since it’s the end of August, I thought it was about time to show you my dress I made at the beginning of summer for the #SewTogetherForSummer challenge. I wasn’t able to participate last year when the challenge was shirt dresses, but was determined to take part this time. This years challenge is wrap dress. I do understand why. It’s in all the stores and social media has eaten it up, it is so trending that even I have noticed […]

#SewTogetherForSummer – Wrap dress



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


Eep dress
* Collaboration with Minerva Crafts Finally, I get to show you this amazing wrap dress I made for my birthday in April! I was so lucky to do a product review with John Kaldors new spring/summer fabric collection. It took me a long to settle for one fabric. In the end, I choose the floral print peachskin in black. What to make? Well, the wrap dress has been all the rave lately so the choice of pattern was slightly easier. […]

Another wrap in the mix.


Great Stone Dragon
*Collaboration with Minerva Crafts I love this dragon and flower print on this fabric from Ralph Lauren fashion house! The colours are so vibrant and bold! I wore this dress to celebrate me and my husbands one year wedding anniversary. And took some pictures while we were out. The picture is in front of a floating chapel and out looking the fjord. CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST I wore this dress out for the first time celebrating my […]

The girl with the dragon… Dress!



Maui
Ever since I started sewing, I’ve been trying to make something pretty and new for Norwegian Constitution Day May 17th every year. This year is no different. I was pretty sure I wanted to make the Lamour Dress from Charm Patterns. Charm Patterns is the indie company Gretchen Hirsch started for her own, which I was thrilled about! I’ve loved her work when she collaborated with Butterick (I think she still does?), and her sewing books are phenomenal. Russel and […]

Say Aloha to Maui!


This is the third year I’ve participated in #mmmay and I’m so happy I did. I got to learn a lot about my wardrobe that I wanted to share with you. But first, let me show you what I’ve been wearing in the duration of may 2018. I started May by trying to make a theme each week, and think I’ve somewhat managed it. I wanted initially to make it about the fabric. Trying to match prints theme or colour […]

Me-Made-May 2018.


Geppetto & Pinocchio
*Collaboration with Minerva Crafts I love me two new dresses! They are both from Tilly and the Buttons newest book Stretch, and I love the additional title “Make yourself comfortable”. I’m so pleased about how these two dresses turned out. I made the Freya dress with a pleated ruffles for the front bodice. And the Joni dress I lengthen the bodice by 3 cm and made a flared sleeve option. If you want to see more pictures and read more […]

Gingham dresses!