My Wardrobe


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?


Joy
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 – […]

The Joy of a new yellow dress.


Cri-Kee
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 […]

Party, party, it’s a #MonetaParty



Flash
* 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!  

“What do you call a three humped camel?”


Tantor
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 […]

Quick and safe!


Merida
  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 […]

Merida and me waiting for spring.



Scar
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 […]

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


*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.



The Incredibles children
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 […]

An addition to the Incredibles family.


Eugene Fitzherbert aka Flynn Rider
Name: Eugene Fitzherbert aka Flynn Rider (from Tangled) Pattern: Ginger Jeans from Closet Case Files / Jedediah Pants from Thread Theory Fabric: Navy blue denim from Stoff & Stil / Black twill from Goldhawk Road in London. This is love. Maybe it’s me, maybe it’s the beginning of autumn, or maybe because I feel endless of love from hubby these days, whatever the reason I’m glad. You are really in love when you have your significant others’ initials on your buttocks. Or […]

Initials for Love.


Vanellope Von Schweetz
Name: Vanellope Von Schweetz (from Wreck-It-Ralph) Pattern: Ginger jeans from Closet Case Files Fabric: Brushed stretch twill from Stoff & Stil [out of stock] Let me start with giving you the timeline . Heather Lou’s pattern debut was on October 23rd 2014, yes 2014! I purchased the pattern on November 9th fairly confident that I would make myself a pair of trousers in the near future. That winter and the following year I was only wearing dresses and some skirts […]

My trousers journey so far.



Baymax
  Name: Baymax (from Big Hero 6) Pattern: Belladone dress from Deer and Doe Fabric: Floral cotton with a bit of stretch in it from Stoff& Stil [Out of Stock] To begin with  this is my third Belladone dress. The two other dresses I’ve made with the same pattern is my Wall-E dress and my Lumière dress. If you’ve read that post you know that I started the Wall-E dress after measurements and it ended up being huge, but I […]

Good and stable, Baymax.


Alice
Name: Alice (Alice in Wonderland) Pattern: Macaron dress from Colette Patterns Fabric: Ikea curtains and pink party sateen for my sister and light blue cotton curtains for me. Background story of the two Macaron dresses: I made this dress for me as a muslin last summer, why? Because I needed to test it out before I made my Randall Boggs dress as a maid of honor dress for my sisters wedding last year. So after half-assed the Alice dress and […]

Sister sisters!


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