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Inspiration, Sewing
Strap Options for my Cobalt Dress: Details

Summer Dress Sketching: Straps

I’ve been obsessed with cobalt blue for quite a while now. It all started with Lauren’s dress and then this interview with Gretchen Jones on Seamwork (scroll down to see the photo of her blue dress). Gretchen really is right when she says that “you can’t not stare at somebody in a bright blue dress”. And then, of course, there’s all those beautiful pictures of girls in strappy maxi dresses […]

Drawing of possible dresses for the 2016 Outfit-Along |

My projects for the 2016 Outfit-Along

It’s that time of year again! Last year I had so much fun pushing my knitting skills in Lauren’s and Andi’s Outfit-Along Challenge, so this year I’m definitely joining in again! If you don’t know what I’m talking about, the Outfit-Along (OAL for short) is a yearly challenge, organised by Lauren of lladybird and Andi of Untangling Knots. The aim is to both sew a garment and knit a garment. […]

Inspiration, Sewing
Sewing Pattern Roundup: 6 Blouses with beautiful Details |

Pattern Roundup:
6 Blouses I’d sew up right away

I’ve mentioned it countless times already but let me just say it once more: There’s nothing I like more than beautiful details. Boxy minimalist rectangle-shaped clothes can stay in fashion as long as they want – I’ll always fall in love with the patterns that are a bit more special. At the same time, I’m finding it extremely hard to find such patterns, especially when it comes to tops. So […]

Outfit Along #oal2015 sketches |

The Outfit Along 2015:
Planning my projects

With the end of Me-Made May, I’m joining the next challenge in the sewing blogger’s event calendar right away: The „Outfit Along 2015“ is hosted by Lauren of Lladybird and Andi of Untangling Knots and is about creating an entire outfit by knitting a garment and sewing a garment. I am so excited to join this challenge! As a knitting-newbie, who made a hat for almost every day of the […]

Autumn Sewing Plans – Sketches

Autumn Sewing Plans

Autumn is in full swing already and it’s time to think about something to do on those cold and rainy nights. I’ve recently cleaned out my closet, sorting out lots of unworn/ugly/old clothes. So I am ready for something new and fresh. I sketched out some sewing projects for fall in water colour just for the fun of it. I might not actually make all of them but it’s always […]