(auf Deutsch lesen) First I thought this will be very easy. Red, Black and White, beautiful colours, a sporty look, something like a hoody or sweater… I chose a simple pattern from an German sewing magazine and started. But my jacked looked very, very boring. Now, you know, things which do not work out have … More Birds as Inspiration: The Woodpecker in Red, Black and White
(auf Deutsch lesen) *** Cooperation with Karlotta Pink *** “Where do you take a peacock picture?” That was the first question I heard from Sabine. The answer was: “At the zoo“. The peacock became part of my collection of birds, becathat is perfect: The peacock comes originally from India (he is its national animal) and … More Birds as Inspiration – The Beautiful Peacock
(auf Deutsch lesen) I got the book “Nähen im japanischen Stil ” from Shufu To Seikatsu Sha some years ago from my mother. She said: “That could be something for you. I did not sew something at once, but I traced a lot of the patterns for another time. Am not a fan of tracing … More Favourite Books and Patterns: Blouse and Trousers from “Sewing in Japanese Style”
It is just a comic, but a little truth is in it, isn’t it?!
(in Deutsch lesen) It takes time for actual spring weather to come along in this latitude. The people are already in their gardens. They are used to work outside in and with the nature. In our village live a lot of people, which were working as farmers all their life. Now they have given up … More Tea for all Seasons – The Octopus Tablecloth
(auf Deutsch lesen) Lately with have be talking about fashion preferences of pisces women: This is my pisces outfit. A dark-green top from Simplicity and blue trousers after a pattern from the italian La Mia Boutique. The top is done by a beautiful jaquard mixed with an indian handloom, both bought by Karlotta Pink. The … More Pisces-Outfit – Simplicity and La Mia Boutique
(auf Deutsch lesen) In march I present you my seagull blouse. I found this fabric by pure accident. The focus are birds as print pattern. I have two other fabrics with flying birds as print. I can imagine that designers are very inspirated by birds flying in the sky, you just can imagine a design … More Birds as Inspiration – Seagull Blouse
Maybe you know of that problem with the perfect hem?
(auf Deutsch lesen) Double-face is one of my favourite fabrics at the moment. What is so especially about it? First, the fabric has two nice sides. You can use each of them. And you got two different clothes with putting in only once the work and time. But that also means that you have to … More Japanese Reversable Blouse
(blog series birds as inspiration, auf Deutsch lesen) It was absolutly clear: I will make an Origami-mask. It was surprising, that it looks like a bird. Some time ago I saw in the book Origami Wohndesign from Armin Täubner, by top verlag, a special technic. It shows how you have to prepare a fabric for … More Birds as Inspiation – Origami-Mask from a Shwe-Shwe Fabric