A skort: is it a skirt or a short?

It has been a while since I last posted. First we went on holiday and when I came back I had a sewing dip. This time it lasted longer than normal and signing up for pattern tests is the perfect way for me to get back into sewing. So I signed up for three tests!... Continue Reading →

Another Brueram dress with shirring

Remember this Brueram dress that I sewed last year? Both our eldest and me fell in love with that dress. This year it was time for a Brueram top and dress from Sofilantjes* for our middle one. It is the perfect light summer dress with the woven fabric. Yes, the Brueram dress is back! It... Continue Reading →

Sunshine swirl skirt

Candy Castle Patterns are always a bit hit in our house and so is the new released the Sunshine Swirl skirt from Candy Castle Patterns*. I especially love these woven patterns from Candy Castle Patterns, just like the Peppermint swirl skirt, because you can really go all the way depending on the fabrics you choose.... Continue Reading →

Christmas tree skirt

Christmas is the best time of the year in my opinion. Having my birthday in this period adds to that. I just love the month December. And sewing for Christmas is even better. Last year I sewed this advent calendar, which the girls love and is a big hit. This year I have another Christmas... Continue Reading →

3-in-1 convertible bag

The new Galaxie pattern from Jalie is released: Galaxie 5, 3-in-1 convertible backpack. I can assure you it is a great new pattern. Galaxie patterns are bag or accessoires patterns, great for gifts. I have sewed a Galaxie pattern before, the travel bag pattern. I love my bags to be with many different pockets and... Continue Reading →

Twirl away

The Peppermint swirl dress/skirt from Candy Castle Patterns* is a one of a kind pattern that makes the most amazing dresses and skirts. I made this rainbow coloured one and this little red riding hood one for our girls. Our girls still wear them after 2 years, they just have gotten a bit shorter. With... 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 →

First swim shorts

With the new collection of Jalie my husband was one of the lucky receivers of his very own swim shorts. The Victor swim shorts (4133) by Jalie are great for swimming but also for casual shorts for the men in your life. The most difficult part of sewing these swim shorts were finding the right... Continue Reading →

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