The first steps from a vintage sewing pattern to the dream dress

(auf Deutsch lesen) In addition to the re-released vintage patterns by Burda, Butterick, Vogue, etc., there are of course also the vintage pattern that are actually from that time. While individual patterns are very common in the USA and UK, sewing magazines can be found in most German-speaking countries. There was not only Burda, but … More The first steps from a vintage sewing pattern to the dream dress

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”

#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

#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