Perfect little dress

I have this obsession with recycling clothing. Not very handy if you don’t have a lot of space. I buy quite a lot off the internet, second hand goodies of great quality, that I would never be able to afford new. The downside is that sometimes I end up with something of exceptional beauty, which…

Tutorials

Collar tutorial. How to adapt your pattern to reduce bulk in the points. Sleeve tutorial. Setting in a simple sleeve by Ann Rowley.

Burda 5-2008-125 sleeveless dress

What inspired me to start making this dress was the comment from The Selfish Seamstress about it. She stated on her blog she doesn’t understand why this pattern doesn’t have a cult following. The idea of a pattern deserving a cult following completely took me by surprise! Wow! Some pattern that must be. Especially coming…

Draped Square

Just before the X-mas break, in which we would be traveling to Denmark and Barcelona in the same weekend, i knew i was in need of a travel friendly garment that would be quick and easy to sew, and at the same time comfortable and stylish to wear. Having spotted the Immi’s Draped Square in…

Snake Cuddly Toy

When i made the coat for my niece, i couldn’t forget my nephew of course. So i made him a snake from some left over, scale-like fabric i made a Chinese inspired dress with. He’s not particularly interested in it, but any excuse of getting a photo of him is acceptable i think 😉 It…

Bought Patterns

Here is a list of patterns -in random order- i own, and would love to make at some point or another. Do you think it’s the same dress over and over again? (I can see a pattern) Which ones do you like and i what fabric would you make them?