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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!


Bo-Peep
* In collaboration with Minerva Crafts Yes, spring has finally come to Trondheim, Norway! It has been a pain seeing everyone all over the world post beautiful sunny photos and looking out my window it has been grey… But now! Now it seems like Norway is on the move to warmer times. I love it. My recently made dress is perfect for the sunny warmer weather! I made this amazing Reglisse dress from Deer & Doe using this floral cotton […]

Spring has finally arrived!


Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* I love making these two dresses! It has been really fun sewing with knits without so much fear again. This is my April make for Minerva Crafts Blogger Network so click on the link below to read more about it! CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST Name: Quasimodo (from the Hunchback from Notre Dame) and Princess Fiona (from Shrek) Pattern: Charleston dress from Hey June, and Zadie dress from Tilly and the Buttons Fabric: Large […]

Knit dresses – Charleston or Zadie



Hermes
*Collaboration with Minerva Crafts This skirt pattern is amazing. I think it goes with a lot of things and is so incredibly versatile.I know that a lot of makers in the sewing community like this pattern too, and now I know why. I love it so much – so head on over to Minerva Craft to read about my make! CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST This pattern is so much loved by our sewing community so here is a […]

Finally a fitted denim skirt.


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…


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!



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


Piglet
Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* Name: Piglet (from Winnie the Pooh) Pattern: Adele dress from Republique du Chiffon Fabric: Raspberry pink soft touch polyester crepe fabric from Minerva Craft. The holiday season is upon us, and for me, that means two things. Family and friends, and good food. I choose to focus on the food part because that’s more important. Well, I mean, family and friends know how I look and love me anyway! The main focus was to have a […]

Holiday season is up.


Victor, Hugo and Laverne
Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* Name: Victor, Hugo and Laverne (the three gargoyles from the Ringer of Notre Dame) Pattern: Juniper Cardigan from Jennifer Lauren Handmade Fabric: Plain viscose and lycra stretch jersey knit fabric in burgundy, textured knitted stretch jersey fabric in thatch and John Kaldor ritual plain stretch poly spandex jersey fabric in french navy from Minerva Crafts. Even though it’s getting colder outside I still wear dresses. What are your thoughts on that? Do you wear dresses, or […]

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