baby-clothes-for-my-nephew
Sewing

Baby clothes for my nephew

In the picture above is my new nephew who was born in June! As her only auntie, I was very keen on sewing something cute for him…

bootstrapfashion-4261-ruffle-blouse
Affiliates, Patternreview, Sewing

Bootstrapfashion 4261 ruffle blouse

This Bootstrapfashion 4261 ruffle blouse is again part of my Sensible Sewing Challenge. It closely resembles the Lekala dress I made last year, except being a bit more fitted and having a key-hole neckline instead of a pleated one. (The Bootstrapfashion and Lekala are both official resellers of Leko…

summer-carolyn-pajamas
Sewing

Summer Carolyn pajamas

My Sensible Sewing Challenge was at the back of my mind when I realized that this Lady McElroy lawn was perfect for a set of summer Carolyn pajamas…

how-to-store-your-fabric
Tutorials

How to store your fabric?

How to store your fabrics? There are different options and each of those are suitable for different purposes. Check out my tips and get free fabric tags…

sew-over-it-penny-dress-2
Sewing

The local fabric shop had lovely new floral viscose fabrics and I couldn’t resist this tropical fabric. I had just the perfect pattern for it on my Sensible Sewing Challenge list: The Sew Over It Penny Dress. This is now my favourite dress pattern having made two dresses and…

junebug-dress-as-a-nightie
Sewing

Junebug dress as a nightie

Junebug dress pattern is a pattern for a dress and not a nightie. However, the colouring, the fabric choice and the vintage look makes it look more of a nightie to me…

navy-elise-blouse
Sewing

Navy Elise blouse

I figured out that the Elise blouse pattern by Rosie and me deserved a second chance. In the first blouse the neckline was too revealing, so this time I needed to change that. Fortunately, lovely Esther at Rosie and me made a tutorial on how to do just that…

vintage-inspired-outfit
Sewing

Vintage-inspired outfit

I made another Gertie blouse and a simple everyday skirt using the 1940s skirt pattern. This resulted in a nice coordinating vintage-inspired outfit…

named-clothing-kielo-wrap-dress
Patternreview, Sewing

Named Clothing Kielo wrap dress

I knew that Kielo is a very popular pattern but would it work for me? I decided to find out! I bought the pattern and then went around the booths until I found a nice organic jersey for it at Nuppu print company with a beautiful print designed by Satu…

1950s-dress-mccalls-m7748
Patternreview, Sewing

1950s dress McCall’s M7748

I made a gorgeous McCall’s M7748 dress to wear for my cousin’s wedding. This pattern is from the Archive collection and approximately from the year 1957. This dress took me several days to make but I can say that taking the time really pays off with this dress…

pin-up-girls-alyssa-foam-cup-bra
Sewing

Pin-up Girls Alyssa foam-cup bra

Now that I have a tested pattern for a foam-cup bra I wanted to make something pretty with lace. Luckily the Pin-up Girls Alyssa has lace covered foam cups. I did make, however, some modifications…

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