Notebook Case

There isn’t much to say about this notebook case other than that I bought a new notebook for work ( a small and light one- my back was killing me with the big one) and needed a case for it. I measured the circumference, added 5 cm in each direction and made a paper pattern. … More Notebook Case

Future Plans

I’ve sewn a bit in the past weeks and I will blog the projects as soon as the weather allows. In the meantime I thought I show you my sewing plans for the next months. I bought five lengths of fabric while on holiday in England and here’s what I intend to do with it: … More Future Plans

Moss Skirt

I’ve been eyeing Grainline’s Moss Skirt for a long time before I ordered the pattern- I am glad I did, although this first version took many hours indeed.This version intended as a muslin but turned out sort of wearable. The fabric used to be curtains, it’s a midweight cotton, soft to the touch because of … More Moss Skirt


I made these potholders for my grandmas for Christmas. I didn’t really follow any pattern, I just cut  two 20cm (8 inch) squares out of leftover fabric and sandwiched them with two layers of thermolam (Vlieseline 272). For the pockets I used either rectangular 13×20 cm scraps  or triangular pieces half the size of the … More Potholders

la coperta

This is another rendition of my go to baby quilt, this time for a little lady who has a German mum and an Italian dad. The construction of this blanket is identical to the Twin Quilts I made last year. That’s really all there is to say.

Baby Pants

It’s the holidays and I wanted to get into sewing again. I also wanted to use fabric I already have so I decided to make some baby pants out of leftovers for babies of friends . The pattern is from Burda Style kids 2016 and there are several versions in the magazine in different fabrics. … More Baby Pants