Tops


Wow, I’m surprised that it’s been five months since Norwegian Constitution Day. The sun isn’t shining nowadays, but time for some reminiscing. This was my outfit this year. Since I don’t have a traditional Norwegian bunad, I make myself a fancy outfit each year. And this year, a jumpsuit is made instead of a dress. I made a straight US size 10, but for my next make, I think a size 8 bodice would be more fitting. There was a […]

17. mai-outfit 2019


Even though the weather here in Trondheim hasn’t seen as much sun as it should have yet this summer, I have been busy making these two blouses to go with it when it decided to show. In comparison, these two blouses have nothing in common. One has loosely fitted, collar, dart bodice, and button closure. The other is close fitted, elastic neckline, princess seams, and zipper closure. CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST Name: Buck (from The Good Dinosaur) […]

Summer blouses*


Gable top
I’ve been so lucky to have the chance to product review these two gorgeous fabrics from Art Gallery Fabrics in colour Mediterraneo and Sun (great colour names, right?!). To review the fabric I made simple tops to show the fabric. CLICK HERE TO READ THE BLOG POST Name: Pegasus and Philoctetes from Hercules Pattern: Gable top from Jennifer Lauren Handmade Size: Size 12 Fabric: Art Gallery Fabric striped sleek jersey from Minerva Crafts Sophie Bach

AGF Gable top.*



Happy birthday
Happy birthday to me! Today is my 29th birthday and I thought it would be a good time for me to share a bit off myself with you. The topic is about body image, and I’ve been struggling with this lately. I was quite skinny with a high metabolism during high school – ten years ago. So it was a big adjustment to suddenly be putting on weight. and for a few years, I had a steady weight gain. I […]

Bodysuit and bodylove


Bruce
Hi people! Longe time no see, and it’s my bad… I’ve been so incredibly busy with the move and getting my sewing room up and running again. But now I’m back, so I’ll be posting my latest makes sporadically. First up, is me finally getting back to blogging for Minerva Crafts! Since it’s still winter here in Norway and I wear cardigans with my dresses I figured I’ll try making the Bellatrix blazer from Papercut Patterns. I’ve seen so many […]

Blazer revolution


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 […]

My first pinafore.



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


*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!


Rosetta
*Collaboration with Minerva Crafts and Wendy Ward Hello happy people! If you follow me on social media, you might know that I’m currently on vacation, celebrating my birthday (I turned 28 yesterday). But you might also know that Minerva Craft has started their blog tour for Wendy Wards new book! Today is my turn, and although I’m so glad that I’m not in all that snow at the moment I’m happy with my coatigan! I was so incredibly lucky to be reviewing Wendy […]

A beginners guide to sewing with knitted farbics.