Sewing Through The Decades

Autumnal sewing plans

When Sarah, Alessa and Ali announced a Fall Essential Sew Along, and doing so by using alliterations like Fashionable Foundations for Frosty Weather  and Chic Chemises for Cool Climates, I knew I had to join. Now, I am trying to keep the selfish sewing limited, so I get more time to sew for others, but some things…

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Sewing through the decades: Contemporary edition

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Lately, contemporary fashion has been on my mind. Not any contemporary fashion, or the “vintage inspired” look that is seen everywhere. No, I am talking about Spanish contemporary fashion. Ever since my darling and I visited the beautiful town of Tarragona back in the beginning of the month, I have been having a crush on Spanish fashion.…

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Sewing Through the Decades

Remember this post? Where I tell you all about what I want to do this year, and talking about joining the Sewing Through the Decades challenge that Sarah and Debi have put together. And then you heard nothing about it until I randomly threw newly made items into that category. Well, that´s basically how I´m approaching this…

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Some summer sewing in March

This video is from Astrid Lindgren´s book/tv-series about Emil. This song is about how summer sometimes needs a little help, it really is a spring/summer anthem here:-). So, over at the MMMar´11 Flickr pool, there have been some lovely spring creations, and I got inspired, and wanted to make something appropriate for warmer weather too. As I…

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The Carl von Linné skirt

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The sun is setting, and the snow is melting outside the tropical greenhouse in Uppsala Botanical Garden. This weeks challenge over at The Sew Weekly was to make something inspired by the town you live in. Now, I live in Uppsala, and apart from having a really old university, a really big (and old) church,…

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On freedom.

A friend of mine and I were discussing the topic of choices, while we were out walking. For once the sun was out, and it was a perfect time to get some fresh air and meet some good friends. Needless to say, in most places of the world, freedom is viewed upon as a great…

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So, what´s next?

Last years challenge was an eye-opening experience for me, and over all, I think I did good. But I am really just now beginning to take control over the hardest part, and that is the desire for new things. Ali, of the wardrobe, reimagined, wrote a insightful post about this topic all the way back…

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