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)


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

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

Ondee Top

A recent trip to Berlin offered some photo opportunities (although these are just phone snaps) for my new Ondee Top from Deer and Doe. This is my wearable muslin, made out of a light green cotton jersey from the Dutch fabric market. My chest measurement put me in a size 40, but I went for … More Ondee Top

Baby Sun Hat

Spring temperatures are finally here and with them a lot of sunshine. So I made a sun hat for the baby. The Reversible Bucket Hat from Oliver + S is a free pdf pattern that comes in four child sizes. Since my printout was not to scale (too small, don’t know how that happened) I … More Baby Sun Hat

Triangle Bloom

Never change a winning …pattern, right? This is my second Bloom jumper. I used a jacquard jersey from Traumbeere which I bought specifically to make this jumper with a few months ago. I used the wrong side of the fabric because the right side (yellow and white triangles) was just to bold a pattern to … More Triangle Bloom

Flowery Bloom

I am more of a cardigan type but I still thought a basic sweater wouldn’t be a bad addition to my wardrobe. This is my first Bloom Sweatshirt (La Maison Victor May/June 2017) made with a very soft and drapey Stoff&Stil brushed sweat fabric. This was a pretty straightforward project, three main pattern pieces and … More Flowery Bloom