Cosy colour blocked sweat fleece dress

Paprika Patterns* is another favourite designer of mine. The Jasper dress is still one of my most worn dresses during fall and winter. When I saw a call for the new Coral sweater & dress I wanted to sew one. I mean colour blocking yes! A few weeks ago I went to Nooteboom Textiles and... Continue Reading →

Linen summer dress with pleats

Just before my holiday I sewed up this Miss Haze top and dress from Sofiona Designs. It is just such a lovely summer dress, flowy, light and with beautiful details. It is not a quick sew but I learned a lot during this test. First I will show you the dress with pleats at the... Continue Reading →

Another colour blocked dress

I love colour blocking in my clothing just as much as I do for our girls' clothing. Made by Runi has some great colour blocking patterns. I already sewed this dress and this sweater for myself, which have some great colour blocking. My new dress is the 50/50 dress from Made by Runi, which also... Continue Reading →

Birthday Lykka dress for myself

My birthday was a couple weeks back, just before Christmas. I sewed this dress so I had something new to wear on my birthday. It is great to sew something for a special day, don't you think? I loved the result of the kids Lykka so of course I also had to sew one for... Continue Reading →

Junior Miss Dandelion – a pink dress for me!

Testing for myself is something I really like because my wardrobe grows with handmade items, which always fit much better than store bought clothing, and I often get challenged during testing. Sometimes with new techniques, sometimes with clothing that are outside of my comfort zone, but turn out awesome in the end, sometimes also with... Continue Reading →

Hourglass dress

Looking for a flattering knit dress? The Hourglass dress from Made by Runi is just that. The hourglass shape in the dress accentuates your curves and gives the look of a slim waist. The hourglass dress is quite a quick sew I would say. Although it took me almost 4 hours because I wanted to... Continue Reading →

Women’s Aureum racerback dress

I love racerback tank tops, that is what I live in when the weather permits it. Sofilantjes* now has the perfect pattern for that the Aureum racerback top, tunic and dress (Nederlands). It not only has the standard racerback option, it also includes three more beautiful back options. You just want to try them all! What... Continue Reading →

Chameleon dress: dress of possibilities

Imagine a dress, which you can wear as a dress with long sleeves, or with one sleeve, or strapless, or as a top! Meet the Chameleon dress by LittleKiwisCloset, the dress of endless possibilities! When I saw a video with the first prototype of this dress, I was amazed by all the possibilities. I even... Continue Reading →

Nivalis Nursing Hack Tutorial

I love to sew clothing that are nursing friendly now that our baby girl is born. Or even hack patterns so that they become nursing friendly. Today I am showing you how to hack the Nivalis dress for Women by Sofilantjes* to make it nursing friendly. I also wrote the tutorial in Dutch so see... Continue Reading →

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