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DIY Skirt with a lot of Embroidery

Happy World Embroidery Day today! Whether you are celebrating with stitching on an old embroidery project or starting a brand new today in honor of this special day, I hope that you take the time to embroider something. Today on … Continue reading

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Glue Book with Ideas for DIY Fashion

I love the idea of altering and making clothes, jewelry and accessories myself. I talked a bit about DIY Fashion inspiration a while back, and one idea already executed is dyeing clothes to alter them. Love that! This is the … Continue reading

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Recycled Wool Sleaves

I made myself “wool sleaves” this winter by cutting apart several felted wool sweater arms and sewing them together. I love to recycle wool! I sewed this on mom’s fancy sewing machine and decided to leave the selvedge on the … Continue reading

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DIY Fashion Inspiration

I have a growing pinterest board called DIY Fashion. I love do it yourself clothes ideas! There is something for everyone, and so many ideas to try out. You can try anything, from embroidering your jeans to crocheting your own … Continue reading

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What I Wore today

What I wore today, in drawing. First I was doing an exercise to create a 6 minute diary page l Linda Barry, author of the book What It Is (that I own and totally recommend, it’s awesome). She wrote: … Continue reading

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I am (not) the Hanna Andersson

One of this blogs followers, Sarah, recently sent me an email with this photo of a bus shelter in Portland, Oregon: Sarah and her husband were there for a short vacation and when walking around the city she spotted this … Continue reading

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Pretty in April

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Sewing book review: One-Yard Wonders

It’s called One-Yard Wonders 101 sewing projects and it’s put together by Rebecca Yaker & Patricia Hoskins. One of those books where sewing bloggers could send in projects to be considered to be in the book kind of books. I’ve … Continue reading

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Cotton Tricot does the Trick

Time to post something I’ve made, right? I’ve sewn a sweater for me! I have sewn with tricot before and made a long sleeved sweater and then a turquoise dress with the same fabric. The trick when sewing in tricot … Continue reading

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Poetry in stitches | Knitted cardigan from the book

This is a post about a knitted sweater that took me for ever to finish. It is from the book Dikt i maskor (Poetry in stitches) by Solveig Hisdal. I have only knitted one wearable sweater in my life (back … Continue reading

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