Delphine Skirt by Tilly and the Buttons (or: why you should pay attention to your photo backdrop)

If you have good eyes you might be able to distinguish my new skirt from the brick wall in my backyard. I bought this incredibly beautiful fabric (linen/rayon blend, excellent drape, medium weight, bit of stretch) at Sew Over It in London before I knew I was pregnant, so it took me the best part … More Delphine Skirt by Tilly and the Buttons (or: why you should pay attention to your photo backdrop)

Aster

I’d been eyeing the Aster by La Maison Victor for ages. I liked the look of it so much that I ordered the backissue in French, because the German magazine was sold out. Much later, I ordered this fabric for it, which I then used in a baby jumper first (mind you, I checked whether … More Aster

Lime Shorts

I never made woven pants before and I’ve been eyeing the Deer&Doe Chataigne Shorts for ages. So I made a practise pair of children’s shorts to get an idea of the construction process. I originally wanted to make the ankle length version (both patterns are from Ottobre kids 3/2018) but my kiddo wanted shorts. So … More Lime Shorts

Drawstring Bags

My kid’s future daycare needs two laundry bags in order to store additional clothing. I jumped at the oppurtunity to use some of my stashed cottons (both Stoff&Stil) and made two drawstring bags. I used the proposed measurements from this tutorial and sewed up one child sized and one adult sized bag. The child’s version … More Drawstring Bags

Brondee Frankenpattern

I’m back blogging with a frankenpatterned T-shirt. This tee is a combination of Deer and Doe’s Ondee (top part) and Jennifer Lauren’s Bronte (chest downwards). I originally bought this beautiful and quite unique fabric (Stoff&Stil) especially for a tee and took extra care planning and making wearable toiles in order not to waste it. The … More Brondee Frankenpattern