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Springspiration & Plans 2019

Delfinelise sewing and knitting plans 2019

I recently started reading blogs again (thank goodness my old Feedly-feed was still active), and on the Sewcialists blog, I came across a link to MyBodyModel. I´ve always loved sketching out my sewing plans, and this little app makes it possible for me to make croquis much more resembeling my own body. That´s truly helpful…

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FO´s: I made some stuff

Toaster sweater pattern ny Sew House 7, made by delfinelise

So, I had a concussion. And anyone who follows Gillian would know how much “fun” that is. For me, though, the good that came out of it was that, in my loooong period of zero screen time and no work, I got to finish a pile of UFO´s, and make some new stuff to boot.…

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Learning through blogging.

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Time flies while sewing and having fun Do you knew it´s been almost ten years since I started blogging? In the beginning I wrote very random stuff in Norwegian. At the time I had only just begun to sew, and I saw myself more as a crocheter than anything else. After finding futuregirl.com, I was…

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FO: Ginger jeans

delfinelise ginger jeans

Ginger Jeans from Closet Case Files. What´s left to say? Everybody´s been raving about them, and I for one knew in the instance I saw them, that I needed them. Knowing that Heather Lou makes the bestest patterns, from making a couple of Netties, I knew I was in safe hands.   The perfect fit…

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FESA FO: The knit pencil skirt

delfinelise, pencil skirt, ponte knit

  Serger Love Imagine that. I have a serger again. My serger broke, slowly but steadily during the winter months, and since February I have been without. When it finally did break all together, I feared it was nothing to be done, so I delayed taking it to the shop, because I was afraid of…

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Why not try and make a plan and then stick to it?

sewing plan delfinelise

the making of a plan I went through my yarn stash recently. Since I no longer knit much (because of some neck/back issues), I thought it wise to free up some space by letting go of some of my yarn. That felt really good. So this morning I went through my fabric stash. Now, not…

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FO: Cocoon cardigan from burdastyle easy fashion

cocoon jacket, delfinelise

Cocoon jacket Look what I made! On a whim, I decided that my wardrobe was in desperate need of a cocoon cardigan. Actually, from idea to finished project, I think it took less than 24 hours. That must be a new record for me. I love to plan things, and most of the things I´ve…

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Lekala – my experience

lekala review delfinelise.com

First of all – thank you all for the thoughtful words regarding my missing dresses. I knew you´d understand. Still no sign of them, but if they show up, you´ll be the first to know. For the last year or so, I have more and more become smitten by Lekala, the pattern company that claims…

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Handmade dresses gone missing.

I lost two handmades today. And I feel a little sad. Two of my concert dresses has gone missing. I brought them onboard with me on the train from Oslo to Bergen, but they were´nt there when I was leaving the train. Stealing a costume bag with unknown contents seems to me a strange move.…

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How To Make an Hawaiian Quilt.

hawaiian quilt delfinelise

I´ve been working a couple of weeks in a really tiny and small isolated part of Norway this summer, and so I´ve needed a portable craft that I could bring with me. I really do enjoy hand-sewing, so when I came across this Hawaiian Quilting technique on Pinterest, I was sold. There are so many beautiful…

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