A Maxi Dress A Day Keeps Wardrobe Stress Away

 

wardrobe stress maxi dress frontI’m here with an actual make! Yes, that has been a while, I’m sorry. I’ve been busting my ass at HetPaleis so not much time for selfish sewing. Last week nice weather was announced so I got into my yearly summer clothing stress. Only, this time: worse. Wardrobe stress at 7AM in the morning is the worst, so by 8AM I had talked to my sewing buddies about possibilities for wardrobe stress relieve! Enter: maxi dress.
It’s long, so no cold legs, but you don’t have to wear thights eiter. Winwin when they are predicting 25°C but mornings feel more like 5°C… Continue reading

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What I’ve learned last week #37

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The last couple of months, I’ve learned a lot of things online. I’d like to share a couple of those with you. Maybe they can help you too.

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My Favorite Sewing Books For More Advanced Sewers

5 great sewing books for advanced sewersAs you all know, I love sewing books. However, I’m at this stage now where I feel that I’ve passed the level of beginner books, so I’m diving into more ‘advanced’ books to get to grips with more advanced techniques. Continue reading

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A Sew It Up Update!

sew it up logoI wanted to give you all an update on Sew It Up for a while now. I know that this is mainly interesting for those who read Dutch, but I’m extremely proud of all the things Caroline and I are accomplishing with this idea that started on a whim!

This month is our 5th theme in the Sew It Up Monthly series and we are fully indulging ourselves with vintage goodies in this Vintage Fever theme.
Vintage Fever is one of the two monthly themes picked by the Sew It Up Community. I love the fact that it’s member chosen, and I can’t wait to see all of the makes everybody will come up with!

Here are some interesting posts currently on Sew It Up!T

I’m very excited about the projects Caroline and I are planning for Sew It Up, so I will be sharing some updates in the future here as well!

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What I’ve learned last week #36

ic1dX3kBQjGNaPQb8Xel_1920 x 1280The last couple of months, I’ve learned a lot of things online. I’d like to share a couple of those with you. Maybe they can help you too.

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How to avoid the swallowing of pins or needles – my 5 favorite sewing tunes

Fernand Lacroix and Gaby play Hohner Accordians in the J.C. Williamson production of The Piddington ShowA couple weeks ago I had this chat with Anneke about the fact that we always sing along to music when we are sewing.
The main reason? Not the fantastic lyrics. Not our golden voice. Not the fact that we like to torture neighbours…
The main reason is the fact that when you are singing, you can’t put pins or needles in your mouth. This singalong is life saving!

Here are my 5 favorite tunes to sing to when I’m sewing! AKA my 5 favorite Sewing Tunes!

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From The Studio: Monthly Update: March

打印Another month has passed and I feel like it truly has changed the way I tackle this thing called life/work. I’m really excited about some insights I had last month so I’m happy to share them with you all!
If you’d like to now what my “business” is about, go to the January update for a current overview of my situation! Continue reading

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What I’ve learned last week #35

stilleven praatstok (klein formaat)

The last couple of months, I’ve learned a lot of things online. I’d like to share a couple of those with you. Maybe they can help you too.

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Stock Treasures: Woman’s all-in-one eighties dress

eighties all-in-one dress front details

After three editions of men’s clothing we return to female stock treasures. And this one is a good one. I’m still uncertain on the answer to the question is this fugly or fabulous?

However, if you are afraid you might lose your pocket square or are worried it might not match your top, this all-in-one eighties dress is the perfect solution! Continue reading

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Happy Clients: dresses for a mother/daughter duo!

 

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A while ago I was contacted by a good friend and she wanted to order a gift card for my made-to-measure service. She wanted to give this gift to her mother for her birthday. When I heard her mother picked my serviced out of three gift options I felt so honored! Continue reading

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