Things are busybusybusy here as we get into competition and concert season! Alb and I are also busy counting down to Easter because we have had a little getaway planned for a long time. Of course, with holidays comes sewing for holidays so here are my plans for the next few weeks. The green print […]

FO: Silk blouse

Some sewing here and there and finally, this is done. Pattern: It’s from Burda style magazine, 12/2012 I think. Style #119 I think. In the same magazine is a tank top based on the same bodice, #118, and it fits so nicely that I think I’ll make some tops out of the same pattern. I […]

How much do you love me?

If you’re Liberty silk, the answer is very, very much. A simple long sleeved blouse from a recent Burda magazine. It’s moving slowly but only because I’m not on midterm break anymore! And of course, if you’re my Dad, the answer also is very, very much! A patiently-awaited jumper that I cranked out during midterm. […]

February outfit

Can you tell I’m sort of a separates gal? First up, the blouse. A straight forward vintage pattern I picked up on Etsy. It has princess panels in the front and required no fitting whatsoever. I used just over 2m of cotton gingham (woven as opposed to printed) from Hickey’s for about €20. I really […]

FO: Woodland Stroll Cape

A bit of a departure for me with this one. I have never been drawn to capes; they always seem so impractical. The design of this one, with its faux sleeves and slim line, convinced me otherwise. Pattern: Woodland Stroll, a download from Lisette Gibson over at the Oliver+. It was…$12? $13? Something like that. […]