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DIY Skirt with a lot of Embroidery

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 July 30, it is namely the World Embroidery Day, a day when we feel a […]

Glue Book with Ideas for DIY Fashion

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 fashion section! And lately I’ve found myself looking through magazines to cut out items of […]

Recycled Wool Sleaves

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 outside for a grungy look. What do you think? Strange or fun? I thought I’d […]

DIY Fashion Inspiration

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 cardigan. For example you can try a handmade style or a painted, thrifted, mended, dyed, […]

What I Wore today

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: Why is it so hard to keep up a diary? IT ISNT! Not if you […]

I am (not) the Hanna Andersson

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 and took a picture to send to me over here in Sweden! She wrote: It […]

Sewing book review: One-Yard Wonders

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 been looking through this book a few times now and it’s about time I write […]

Poetry in stitches | Knitted cardigan fr...

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 in 2004), so finishing this cardigan and putting it on is a big thing for […]

Patchwork on Sweater

Patchwork on Sweater

I could make a whole blog about my mom and fill it with mom craft projects. She makes a lot of things all the time too, just like me. She thinks I’m the productive one, but I have strong competition in my own mom. Recently she hand sewed a couple of patches of fabric to […]