I tested the newest pattern from the French sewing company Orageuse. This long-sleeved loose-fitted blouse pattern has a turtleneck collar with buttons in the back and an optional deep v-neck opening in front. I made my version out of floral polyester satin.
Here is the pattern and a tutorial for the tetrahedral bean bag. It is super simple and easy to sew, although the folding stage may boggle your mind before you try it.
This dark blue Liberty Tana Lawn has been waiting in my stash for a while. Finally I decided to make another Mélilot blouse using one of my favourite patterns by Deer & Doe.
I made the I am Orion blouse that is a loose fitted top with a Peter Pan collar. I really liked the pattern but wanted to make sure that my white collar stayed white. So instead of sewing the collar on my blouse I made an old fashioned dickey that…
My adventure in sewing trousers that fit continues. This time I narrow the pattern down even more and add a proper waistband and a pair of pockets. I gorgeous stretch jacquard for a fabric.
I made the Hey June Aurora top using black and white patterned jersey. I had to modify the pattern slightly due to lack of enough fabric but the result is a great top that I have been wearing almost constantly after finishing it.
I made myself a set of warm winter pyjamas. I modified the flannel trousers pattern from the Closet Case patterns' Carolyn pajamas and made a t-shirt top using the shortened McCall's M6886 jersey dress pattern.
Presser feet are little tools that are easily underestimated. For a long time I used to sew with just two or three presser feet and did not realise how my sewing could be improved with some little additions to my presser feet stash. Now I have over 20 different presser…
In my series of Oldies I post some of my older makes and tell how they have behaved in use. I start with this Upländsk Fågelkrans hat that I knitted 5 years ago and have been using a lot.
As a soon-to-be auntie I was asked to make a baby nest for my nephew or niece. I had already seen some pictures of baby nests online, but they did not exist when my children were babies. Luckily there are plenty of free patterns available, so I was happy to…