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Hemlock Sweatshirt

The past couple of weeks have been hectic between travelling for work and then catching up because you were traveling.  Granted my training was...

Pyjama Pants for Everyone !

Winter is coming ! ☃ Pyjama pants for everyone  ! In our case,  that's means for my husband and I ? A while back I...

Creating a Long Sleeve Wiksten Tank

A while back I bought a pretty black and white cotton and silk fabric and started to sew a wiksten tank.  I never finished...

Summer Shorts – Part 2

In my search for the perfect summer shorts pattern, I also came across the Nantucket pattern by Colette Patterns, a beautiful pattern with clear instructions....

Summer Shorts – Part 1

What's summer without some pretty shorts.  After searching for a while I came across the chambray shorts with lace trim, a free pattern on...

A Kimono Sleeve Summer Dress

I love dresses, especially in the summer, there are so many pretty colorful cotton fabrics to choose from and I wanted to make one....

A New Sewing Machine

My basic Toyota sewing machine could no longer take the multi-layers of fabric that I kept feeding it over the years.  After consulting a...

Colorful Summer Tops

My first attempt at sewing a top with darts was the Sorbetto, a free pattern from Colette Patterns.  When I came across the pattern in...

A Wiksten Tank Upcycle

I had a pair of white linen pants with a trim down the side seams. They were wide legged, and too small. Since I...

Upcycling Jeans…

After many years of saving old jeans, I got inspired and started using them... Denim is a fun and easy fabric to work with....

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Making Pants

As I moved from skirts to tops, in the process of learning how to sew, the next logical step seemed to me to be...

A Winter Skirt

It's been very cold here in Lyon, ❄so I don't know when I will get the chance to wear this, but I bought this...

Pyjama Pants for Everyone !

Winter is coming ! ☃ Pyjama pants for everyone  ! In our case,  that's means for my husband and I ? A while back I...

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