The Dressmakers Ball 2019

This year was my first time making it to the Dressmakers Ball. Even though it was with a cast. The anticipation of meeting all the people you’ve been following on social media, but not actually talked to, and the fact that I didn’t actually know anyone made the experience both exciting and frightening both at the same time. For the occasion, I made the Ailakki jumpsuit with some hacks to it. The jumpsuit itself is like the pattern with the […]

John Smith

Shang

Another try at the Ginger jeans

If you’ve followed me for a while I’ve made Ginger jeans before and the previous ones have been fine, but there is still fitting issues that made me not wear them regularly. I don’t necissarily know what the fitting issue might be so I’ve been putting it off for years now. This is my recent try on the jeans I’m and happier with this one, but there is still something to be done with the fit. So I’m hoping I’ll […]


Bodysuit and bodylove

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 […]

Happy birthday

Mamá Imelda Rivera

The ultimate ballgown

Since I’m leaving for London tonight to go at the Dressmakers Ball at Leichester tomorrow, I thought it would be suited for me to finally blog about another extrodinary make for a fancy event I went to last year. The dress is the amazing Magnolia dress from Deer & Doe. I made the maxi dress version with thigh split and low neckline. I love how incredibly sexy it is, but not too much so that it becomes tacky. Every two […]


Green velvet for a white Christmas

I haven’t blogged about my Christmas dress so here it is in all its glory. Usually my husband and I celebrate Christmas eve seperatly and then the next few days we’ll alternate between the two families. After we got married we started to celebrate Christmas eve together. First time was with my family and so this time it’s with his family. My first Christmas eve with the in-laws was great, amazing food and company. For the occasion I made myself […]


Sleeved Kielo wrap dress

I love this dress. I’ve been wearing it none stop lately, it’s a jersey dress that is both classy and casual at the same time. The perfect amount of both. I made this in October last year to wear at my niece christening. It has become a stable in my wardrobe and I need to make more if these with sleeves. My first Kielo wrap dress was the sleeveless option I made for the Sew Together for Summer challenge. You […]


Blazer revolution

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 […]

Bruce

Achilles & Captain Phoebus

Selene skirt for autumn.

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 […]


My first pinafore.

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 […]

Cleo and Jiminy Cricket