Jo by Seamwork

I like fitted clothes, the style lines of the first half of the 20th century and a defined waist. So Seamwork’s Jo dress pattern did not speak to me when it was released- but I weirdly enough I immediately fell for the top hack. I never thought boxy tops would be my style but I … More Jo by Seamwork

Anyone shooting a period drama? I have a 1940s dress but apparently no iron.

Well, after I gushed about how much I love my Sew over it Tulip Skirt and my Sew Over it 1940s Tea Dress, I will just continue to do so with SOI’s 1940s Wrap Dress! I think they might be my favourite pattern company. I love the feminine aesthetic and I really enjoy that their … More Anyone shooting a period drama? I have a 1940s dress but apparently no iron.

Meet Conni

To cut a long story short: my kid is crazy about dolls, so I made one. The pattern is this one from Stoff&Stil. I think the pattern is fairly priced for what you get and it results in a cute doll, but as before (the bedsnake) I am having trouble with Stoff&Stil’s recommended fabric amounts. … More Meet Conni

Lamise by PattyDoo or: A lesson in seeing vs. wearing stuff

  Before fall turns into winter I thought I should post my summer pants. They’re the Lamise pants by Pattydoo made in a linen/rayon mix from Stoff&Stil. As with the other Pattydoo patterns I’ve tried, they’re a real bargain at 3 Euros but an absolute pain to assemble since they don’t offer copyshop files. The … More Lamise by PattyDoo or: A lesson in seeing vs. wearing stuff

Another Tote

  This is just a very quick post of a tote ( Pop the Corks Bag from CUT magazine #12). I made as a birthday present. I used the same modified pattern and instruction like for my first version. I made this tote entirely from my stash, I already had everything apart from the interfacing … More Another Tote