Sketching

When I started to sew again a year ago or so, the hardest thing for me was the pattern part. How you copy, transfer and follow the instructions to sew. I’ve always been sewing freely without any patterns and I’ve never made any clothing so I was a total beginner. But after my mom showed […]

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Duo dresses – sewing patterns

  After five years of being a boys mama I can go a bit crazy sometimes with the real “girl stuff” and the mum – daughter dresses is one of them! But instead of buying some I’d like to try and sew them myself and I thought I would share the patterns I found with […]

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Staying out (in) of the heat and sketching rompers

  Yesterday was one of those hot and sticky days when the most appealing thing is to stay in and do nothing. So that’s what we did Alva and me, absolutely nothing. Mathieu was at work and the brothers in school so we put on the AC, poured up some lemonade and put on a […]

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My findings

  These are my findings from Sunday’s market, old French lace, some Liberty inspired fabric and lots of ribbons! This mama is going to a whole lot of baby clothes! :) I made a bloomer yesterday but it turned out more like panties so today I’m making another one and begin a romper, it’s going to […]

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Sewing flea market

With my previous post about my wish list for 55+ers you might think that I’ve gone granny forever and this one wont change your mind :) Because on Sunday morning we went to a local sewing flea market to look at ribbons, fabrics and lace together with about 400 real grannies! But it was so […]

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