How to sew 7 Hudson Pants and a mini-one!

I got this idea—sewing matching Hudson Pants for my family—from Emma (@emmas_atelier). For the ‘Fun prompt’ of the #bpSewvember photo challenge, she posted a picture of the set Hudson Pants she made for Christmas. I found this very inspiring as I love sewing gifts and I love the Hudson pant. You can read below how I did … Continue reading How to sew 7 Hudson Pants and a mini-one!

Top 5 of 2017: reflections & goals

The final part of the Sewing Top 5 Series: Reflections and Goals Reflections Some, not 5 though 😉, thoughts about my sewing in 2017. *Deadlines The common thread for my sewing last year would be sewing against a deadline and not reaching that deadline. That’s no fun because often it left me with an unsatisfied … Continue reading Top 5 of 2017: reflections & goals

Top 5 of 2017: the misses & the highlights

Following Gillian in her Sewing Top 5 series, next up are: my misses and highlights of 2017. It’s a bit strange to make a podium for your misses, isn’t it? You don’t want to honor them but would rather forget them. On the other hand, you learn something from your blunders. That makes them a … Continue reading Top 5 of 2017: the misses & the highlights

The Ogden Cami & Ogden Cami Maxi from True Bias

Ever since I featured the Tiffany’s Ogden Cami Maxi in my Eye-catchers I wanted to sew one myself. I only have one maxi dress and I love wearing it, especially when it’s baking outside. So I tried a small pattern hack to turn the Ogden Cami in an Ogden Cami Maxi and I am thrilled with … Continue reading The Ogden Cami & Ogden Cami Maxi from True Bias

The Virginia leggings from Megan Nielsen – SewMyStyle#3

The third piece of the Project Sew MyStyle are the Virginia leggings from Megan Nielsen. Although wearing leggings is way out of my comfort zone I accepted the challenge. Now, I am glad I did because they feel so comfortable and the fit is on the spot.   Is this a quick sew? The goal … Continue reading The Virginia leggings from Megan Nielsen – SewMyStyle#3

What I sewed in January – What I want to sew in February

Wow, I blinked a couple of times and January has passed. Even February is already flying away. Still, I wanted to share what I sewed in January and look ahead for my sewing plans for February. January sewing The sewing theme for this month seems to be gifts: for my husband, my family and my … Continue reading What I sewed in January – What I want to sew in February

9 things to sew in 2017 (and some more)

2016MakeNine At the end of 2015 when everybody posted their #2015bestnine makes, Rochelle launched the #2016makenine: ‘The nine projects you plan to sew or to craft’ on her Lucky Lucille blog. That was a great incentive to think about the nine projects I really wanted to sew in the then near future. In fact, I’d … Continue reading 9 things to sew in 2017 (and some more)