Many like to start a new year with a challenge, usually that involves eating healthier, exercise more, be a better person or something along that line. I on the other hand decided to sew a jacket and not just any old simple jacket, but a jacket that involved 27 different pattern pieces printed on 78 pages. Like that wasn’t crazy enough this marvellous jacket isn’t even for me!Continue reading “THE Utility Jacket”
I think its very fitting to post my latest make today as it is Father’s day here in Norway and this one is for the man in my house. I rarely sew for him and when I was looking for fabric for this one he pretended to give me a hard time about all the fabric I buy and then he never gets anything from it. My answer to that was oh honey be careful what you wish for, mwhaha!Continue reading “Happy Fathers day!”
In my last post I hacked the Kamaria Sunsuit into a bikini and amazingly enough that inspired Mgeni the designer behind Sansahash to make a swimsuit pattern. But she didn’t just use the Kamaria as an inspiration but also the Lilah Top and Dress. So here is the L&K Swimsuit!
Did catch your copy of the latest One Thimble ezine? There are so many patterns in there I’m dying to try out. I tested one of the patterns, The Spirited Dress which is Candice Ayala debut into pattern making. And what a debut!
… using patterns from Wardrobe by me!
Christinas patterns fit me perfectly, they are usually drafted for 172 cm height so I never have to do length adjustments and the curves hit me in all the right places although I have to grade out a little bit for the hips if it’s a fitted garment. But hey, you can’t have it all on a silver plate now can you?!
You can imagine my excitement when my 18 year old agreed that I could sew him something and post it on the blog!! So let me introduce you to my very handsome young man!