Raglan meets dolman sweater

I love asymmetrical clothing. It might actually be the reason why I love to sew, to create asymmetrical pieces of clothing. When I see an asymmetrical sewing pattern I just have to buy it. When I saw the Miss Heron sweater from Sofiona Designs with the asymmetrical option, I loved it right away. And even... Continue Reading →

Winter dress

Since our girls mostly wear dresses and I love to sew dresses I am always on the lookout for different types of dresses with something unique. When I saw the Autumn Curry dress from A.J.s Inspired I loved the illusion of wearing a short vest on top of a dress. Like most patterns that I... Continue Reading →

Magistra top

A new top (and tunic or dress) pattern from Sofilantjes*: the Magistra top, tunic and dress. It is the perfect top for work or for a day out with a beautiful neckline. As always the pattern includes different options. There are long hemmed sleeves, cuffed sleeves (with beautiful pleats) and short sleeves. I sewed up... Continue Reading →

Christmas Regina

The regina dress from Sofilantjes* and Christmas are a match made in heaven. I mean that nice detail on the sleeves makes a royal queen's dress right? The regina is a quick sew with a great result. I made the tunic, one with a gathered circle skirt and one with the low back option. This... Continue Reading →

Flying dress

I love different types of dresses and our middle girl is the perfect girl to try something out. She is not as specific as our eldest. But of course I never know for sure if she is going the like it. The new Kids Maeve Cocoon dress from Petite Stitchery* is a big hit. She... Continue Reading →

Cuddle cardigan

I am a big fan of patterns from Misusu. So I am also very excited about the new cuddle cardigan for adults. It is a really a pattern that you need for winter and such a fun pattern as well! I mean I love colour blocking and the fun stripe on the back it such... Continue Reading →

Stripes all the way

Another new sweater for myself. My wardrobe is growing this year, which is great! And these 2 sweater are going to be favourites! I wore both of them last week and they are perfect for our fall weather. Meet the Miss Birch Sweater from Sofiona Designs. The Miss Birch sweater is a colour blocked "batwing"... Continue Reading →

First sweater for fall weather

The Otium sweater from Sofilantjes* has been on my sewing list for a while because of the diagonal colour blocking. I love colour blocking and even more asymmetrical colour blocking. And with the rain perfect for fall weather. The Otium is a quick sew and has several options: the diagonal colour block, a low back... Continue Reading →

A new hit: Flora Flared pants

Our girls are really dress and skirt kind of girls, they basically wear dresses and skirts. Our eldest does sometimes wear pants, but then they have to be flared! I already sewed these ones in French Terry and these ones in stretch rib. Now our two eldest have new favorite pants: the Flora Flared pants... Continue Reading →

Heart on my sleeve hoodie

After sewing and testing the Rainbow falls dress from Max and Meena*, Jamie (the designer from Max and Meena) posted the idea of the Heart on my sleeve hoodie. I loved the idea of that hoodie right away and knew our girls would too. So I jumped on the possibility to test the new hoodie.... Continue Reading →

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