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

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

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

I made a book

In a family of book nerds ( I will never move again!) the baby needed a book as well. So while she happily rolled around on her blanked, I rummaged through my scraps and whipped up a baby appropriate book: she can suck at it, try to eat it, throw it around  without any visible … More I made a book

Christmas gifts

Although I have started on a T-Shirt which I intend to finish and blog about soon, there wasn’t much time to sew in the last couple of weeks. However, I managed to make some pouches for friends of mine for Christmas in several 20-minute-installments. I was able to cut out all the fabrics in one … More Christmas gifts


I said I was fed up with quilt making- and I really am, but I couldn’t leave my own baby without a quilt of its own, so off I went to work on another one. I thought hard which fabrics to use, rummaged through my stash but couldn’t find something in large enough quantities to … More Triangular