Russian Fashion History: VDNH in Fashion

In June, during a vacation in Moscow, I visited an exhibition about fashion history at VDNH Park. This retrospective featured articles of clothing (mainly dresses) from the years 1939 to 2019. Although the exhibition was relatively small, I did find lots of inspiration there. Especially the older pieces were worked beautifully and creatively, but also… Continue reading Russian Fashion History: VDNH in Fashion

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Ponte Ginger Jeans – Secret Pyjamas

After sewing my first pair of Ginger Jeans, I was bit by the pants-making bug. I had to make another pair! Something I had been longing for. Something I had been unable to find in stores thanks to my 35″ inseam. Secret pyjamas that I could wear to work. In short: Ponte Ginger Jeans! I… Continue reading Ponte Ginger Jeans – Secret Pyjamas

Sewing Activewear: Self-Drafted Active Jacket

I go for runs several times a week and from autumn to spring, I usually wear a soft shell jacket. My current jacket is almost 10 years old and due to frequent washings has become a bit threadbare. Because of this and because I love sewing activewear, I had been planning to make myself a… Continue reading Sewing Activewear: Self-Drafted Active Jacket

Natural Fabric Dyeing and Block Printing in India ∙ Part 2

I traveled to India for about three weeks with a good friend in December 2018 and January 2019. As part of the trip, we participated in a block printing and natural fabric dyeing workshop in Bagru. This village near Jaipur in Rajasthan is quite famous for its hand block printing traditions. There are several companies… Continue reading Natural Fabric Dyeing and Block Printing in India ∙ Part 2

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Block Printing and Natural Dyeing Workshop in Bagru, India ∙ Part 1

I traveled to India for about three weeks with a good friend in December 2018 and January 2019. As part of the trip, we participated in a block printing and natural fabric dyeing workshop in Bagru. This village is near Jaipur in Rajasthan. It is quite famous for its hand block printing traditions and there… Continue reading Block Printing and Natural Dyeing Workshop in Bagru, India ∙ Part 1

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