The Carl von Linné skirt

Vi-mönster 3324

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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Spring Palette 2011

On my little trip to Paris last weekend, I came over these gorgous summery cottons, at Coupons de St. Pierre. I have them near my desk, so I can look at them from time to time – and at the same time listen to music for an upcoming concert one of my choirs are having…

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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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Score! It seems that my favorite local fabric shop could sense that I´d just bought a serger, because when I went there today, just to pick up some fabric for Christmas presents, there were a myriad of cute knit fabrics in the discount department! So I brought some of them home with me. Some are for me,…

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The princess

Slip pattern Alt om HÃ¥ndarbeide

Yesterday, we went to two of my favorite stores, IKEA and Stoff & Stil. While IKEA needs no further presentation, I might explain that Stoff & Stil is one of the largest fabric stores in Scandinavia and I usually go there once a year (so this is a major event as you all can understand).…

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Tips for the nautical obsessed: Spoonflower

Okidoki, so I know there is a nautical trend going on right now, and for those who are above average interested in this, I really would like to tip you about the awesome nautical theme fabric contest that is going on over at Spoonflower. For those of you who are not familiar with Spoonflower, it´s…

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