A year after sewing the Goldstream Peacoat with my husband, the time had finally come where I feel like tackling another big coat project! This time, the coat was to be for me, though. The pattern I chose is the Diana Coat by Viki Sews. It’s a beautiful classic single-breasted coat pattern with a vent… Continue reading Viki Sews Diana Coat
I was a pattern tester for the Aila Leggings and received the sewing pattern for this purpose free of charge from The Last Stitch. This blog post was not part of the tester agreement and I wrote it voluntarily. I’ve been following The Last Stitch for a while now, because she’s one of a few… Continue reading Aila Leggings
Once again, I sewed something inspired by a favorite RTW garment in my closet. I have two plaid flannel button-up shirts that I purchased a few years ago. I love wearing them during the colder seasons and finally sewed my own version which fits better. To draft my pattern, I once again made use of… Continue reading Button-Up Bliss
The end of the summer is always difficult for me. Summer is my favorite season and every year I’m sad when it ends. This year, I sewed a new jean jacket to cheer myself up. It makes me smile by providing warmth and color. I sewed the jacket at two sewing retreats I attended recently.… Continue reading Pink Jean Jacket Against Autumn Blues
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
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
During the colder months, I’m a serial jeans-wearer. I get cold easily, so a pair of jeans and a thick sweater are my outfit of choice for a good part of the year. So of course I had been itching to make my first pair of jeans! The Ginger Jeans were an obvious choice, because… Continue reading Ginger Jeans – My first memade pair
A first timer’s experience sewing a tailored peacoat for and with her husband.