First of all: Happy International Women's Day everybody! The online sewing community rock, and is an excellent output for preserving and at the same time developing activities that traditionally are tied to women. We are keeping female history alive by engaging in sewing, knitting, embroidering and crocheting. Keep up the good work everyone! With that…

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Just a short and sweet post, as I am excited to tell you I finished knitting another sweater! This is the Toulouse Pullover from the Knitscene winter 2012 edition. I fell in love with the style while browsing through my sister's copy of the magazine, so I decided I had to make it. One E-magazine…

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Mathilde blouse in black

Mathilde blouse in black crepe de chine – such a lovely fabric  to wear!  I´ve finished my Mathilde! You know, that gorgeous blouse pattern Tilly just released. Before I say anything more, you should really read Karen´s post on this, as she captures my exact thoughts on this blouse much more eloquently than I could do myself.…

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Burda Wrap Top 03-2012-121

I have finished the first garment on my list! Or, to be more accurate, I ´ve finished the fifth garment on my list. I warned you, I might jump and not start at the very beginning (although my Mathilde blouse is already cut and interfaced and all ready to go). I´ve had this small piece…

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aidez knit cardigan

More or less one year after I started it, I finished the chunky and cabled cardigan Aidez designed by Cirilia Rose. With 2551 finished projects in Ravelry´s database, this is one POPULAR cardigan. This is my first major cabled project, I have knitted some mittens and stuff with smaller patches of cables, but this one consists mainly of cables.…

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Do you remember the navy blue velvet dress I was about to make back in …ehem…September? Well, turns out, Vogue 8280 wasn´t really for me. Because this was a style of dress I hadn´t tried out before, I decided to make a trial dress. A wearable muslin if you will. The pattern was great, and…

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If you are wondering about the recent radio silence from this channel, then let me explain why, using pictures. I went to a city where the ceilings looked like this:  where doors and walls looked like this: and where cats could be found laying like this: A place where the food and drinks were delicious: and…

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Remember this post? No? I don´t blame you, it´s been over a year. BUT I´ve finally finished my plaid half-circle skirt! That´s why I call it a FFO – a Finally Finished Project. The irony here is that making a circle skirt really doesn´t take a lot of time. But you know, winter came and…

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Simplicity 1995 dress

Hello hello! Can you believe it? I have another FO to show you! This is a dress that´s been finished a while, but I haven´t had the chance to take any decent photos of it until now. This dress goes under the name The Dissertation Party Dress.  Back in May, my darling defended his PhD-…

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Thanks for all the lovely comments on my UFO post. It seems like most settle on three projects at a time. That sounds sane. I am not going for sane, though. I´m going for chaos! 😉 No, seriously, eleven is a little excessive, but I did actually finish one of them yesterday, as well as…

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