Birds as Inspiration: The Woodpecker in Red, Black and White

(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

Birds as Inspiration – The Beautiful Peacock

(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

Favourite Books and Patterns: Blouse and Trousers from “Sewing in Japanese Style”

(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”

Pisces-Outfit – Simplicity and La Mia Boutique

(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

Birds as Inspiation – Origami-Mask from a Shwe-Shwe Fabric

(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