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Paper for iPad

So, this is a sketch I drew in the iPad app Paper. All digital, and just using my index finger. Kind of cool, right?  

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OWOP or should I say HAWOP

So, this one week, one pattern thing isn’t really working out for me. It´s more half a week, one pattern. Or one week, plenty of patterns… I’ll tell you this much, this is not the time of the month to be wearing high-waisted pencil skirts, nuff said… I’ ll destract you with some awards instead!…

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Aaaaaaaaand we´re back!

I wanted to make some changes to the ol´blog, so I went into maintenance mode yesterday, and have been working on changing the layout of the blog, making a new header and adding some tabs. Hope you´ll like it! 🙂 Oh, and if you find any bugs, don´t hesitate to tell me about them!

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How do you use online sewing resources?

Hi everyone, and a belated happy holiday to you all! I was having a Twitter conversation with the darling Sarah, asking for advice on an online forum for sewing, similar to what Ravelry is for knitters and crocheters. She came up with some great suggestions, like My Sewing Circle, and the forums at The Sew Weekly…

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A gift.

My darling came home from a conference in Seattle today, and he brought with him a gift for me: I´ve been following Design Sponge for years, loving all the DIY´s, the design inspiration and the Biz Ladies posts. So imagine my excitement when I unwrapped this gift! Last week I used a tutorial from the…

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A little tip.

I just wanted to share a video with you today that I watched the other day on the Swedish television. It´s an hour long plunge into the archives of the Swedish broadcasting network (SVT) focusing on fashion and looks from 1900-1990. Even though the speaker talks in swedish, there are so much wonderful video clips…

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30.

“So, Sølvi. Where have you been?”, you might ask. And my answer to that is: “Well, like everyone born in 1981, I did my part and turned 30. Last week was packed with work, visitors, more work, more visitors, dinner with my darling, and a garden party with all of my family. Little or no…

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Spring sewing plans and an award or two.

My blue fabric is still uncut, and I am being very indecisive about it all. The thing is, it has such a wonderful sheen, and a plain pencil skirt wouldn´t do that much justice. I´m thinking that some pleats or tucks would help to enhance that quality. Ahhh! The choices! Some ideas for summer clothing. A part…

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Springspiration

I love word games and puns. And I especially love to make new words out of two existing ones. Might be a teeny-tiny bit dorky, but hey – that is just the way I am… Take the words spring and inspiration. Springspiration.  I am really better at this in norwegian, for obvious reasons, but if…

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Sewing in the dark

Mittens in cable

Like other northerners, I find it hard to find the time to get decent pics for my blog this time of year. I have tons of projects to show you, I´ve finished some knitting projects, I´ve made two dresses for myself, the muslin for my friends dress, almost finished a pencil skirt and started on…

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