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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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I am moving (the blog) – and Hurrah for Me Made May 2013!

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So. Exciting news here today – I am officially moving my blog! This blog has existed in one way or another since 2005. From the very beginning my blog host was blogger.com, but as I got more and more frustrated with the interface of blogger, I decided to transform it into a self-hosted WordPress blog. And I haven´t looked…

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The act of getting dressed

Recently I watched a very interesting documentary about Diana Vreeland, the notorious editor-in-chief of Vogue in the 1960´s. She was an extremely influential and inspirational woman for many of today´s leading fashion houses, and if you haven´t seen the documentary, Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, and you are just remotely interested in either…

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2012. A review.

This is just a little year-in-review from me. I want to take the opportunity to thank everyone who reads this blog, and especially to all of you who take the time to comment. And I want to wish you all the best of times now that we are approaching the holiday season! Have fun and…

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Thank you, and I´m guest blogging!

First of all, thank you all so much for the lovely comments on my last post, I am certain that my finger healed faster because of it!  And, Debbie, Stacy, Dilly, Kristin and Zoe were right, I went to Istanbul! I can truly recommend it. Glorious place. I am slowly getting back into my old…

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A quick tip: knitting and iPad

I have recently discovered a wonderful way of using my iPad for knitting, and thought I’d share it with other iPadders out there. I am currently knitting the Selbu Modern hat, a Christmas present. The pattern is not one easily remembers, and I need to look at the pattern quite regularly. Although there are a…

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What I made this summer

Hello World! It´s been a long time since my last post, and it´s a little difficult to get back into writing. I have so many ideas for what to write about, that I don´t know where to begin! So I´ll start light, just posting a little board I made in one of the pads fancy apps,…

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The move. Part two.

Hello all, I hope you are enjoying yourself whatever weather and temperature. I´ve not been sewing anything yet, but I thought I´d share some images from the move with you today. We´ve moved in, I have realized that I have a stash WAY out of hand, a friend of mine is the new lucky owner…

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The Move.

So. At this very moment, I am sitting in the menzies lounge at Stockholm Airport Arlanda, while all my belongings are on the road somewhere between here and Oslo. I thought it would be kind of fun to write something just today, for future reference. I’ve lived in Sweden on and off for eight years,…

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An update might be in order.

During the last couple of months I haven´t been able to show you much of anything I´ve been sewing. Because I have a neck problem, my computer time has been limited for work only, but I am slowly getting better, and hope to return to “regular schedule” during the next couple of months. Speaking of…

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