#SewMyStyle 2018 – Closet Case Patterns Kalle Shirt

(auf Deutsch lesen) The pattern of the month March for the sewing challenge #SewMyStyle was the Kalle Shirt and Dress pattern by Closet Case Patterns. After I did not reach the goal in January (in my opinion too immature pattern) and February (too short a timeframe for the required changes to the pattern), it was … More #SewMyStyle 2018 – Closet Case Patterns Kalle Shirt

Sparkles! – A Burda Pattern in a Different Style

(auf Deutsch lesen) Originally this outfit should have looked completely different. The problem was the corset. But why actually make this outfit / costume at all. Well, I volunteered to help out at an early Pre Fasnacht Party and was assigned to the saloon bar. (The Egyptian bar would have been great to make a … More Sparkles! – A Burda Pattern in a Different 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

#DayAndNightDressChallenge – Stripes & Dresses

(in Deutsch lesen) When Elizabeth (@elizabethmadethis) announced her sewing challenge #dayandnightdresschallenge at the beginning of January, I was just making plans for the year and formulate certain resolutions. Among other things, I’m not a big dress wearer. So, one of my resolutions was to NOT sew a single dress (more or less). That I did … More #DayAndNightDressChallenge – Stripes & Dresses

Winterwonderland – Make Do and Mend of a Vintage Velvet Coat

(auf Deutsch lesen) My mom gets a lot of old clothes and fabric from our grandma. Among grandma’s clothes treasures was an unworn velvet coat. The coat was not really her style, but I wanted to try it on – I like to try on clothes to see how well or badly the pieces look … More Winterwonderland – Make Do and Mend of a Vintage Velvet Coat

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

Birds as Inspiration – Songbirds Iris-Print Cushions

(auf Deutsch lesen) Birds in our garden, birds on the cushions. There is something very inspirationally about birds. I will talk about that in a bit again. Sabine made a lot of nice song-bird screen prints last year. She made very exact studies and drawings. It was not so easy to print her drafts, because … More Birds as Inspiration – Songbirds Iris-Print Cushions