Note to self on bra-making
These are some notes to myself, that I should remember when making bras. If these reminders can be helpful to others, that´s a bonus.Read More
2022 Year in review: The Dresses
So, I´ve not documented most anything of my makes for 2022, I think. Let me see…(goes to check IG)…that´s not entirely true, I published som pyrography and a bouncy bunch of some knits and corduroys, but apart from that – nothing. Didn´t even post anything for MeMadeMay this year. Such is my social media fatigue.…Read More
on the eve of me made may
On the eve of Me Made May 2019… The Me Made May challenge is in its tenth season. I remember when it all started, back in 2010. It was one of my first interactions with the sewing community. Can you believe it we were only around 80 members back then! I hadn´t been sewing for…Read More
There is a business advice, almost like a cliché, that suggests that one should lean into things. Instead of having everything perfect before you do things, you should start small, dipping one toe into the water at a time. And before you know it – you are accomplishing things that was out of reach before.…Read More
The evolution of me-mades 2010 – 2013
As May 2013 is closing in on us I wanted to share some reflections about my relation to the Me Made months. My first challenge was May 2010. My very first me-made pledge was to wear one me-made or refashioned item each day for the month of May. I think I did pretty good back…Read More
I´m guest blogging!
Just a quick note today that I have written a guest post over at Girl meets Wolf, helping Tors out when she is off at work. I am talking about my favorite sewing tools. Now, go, run along and check it out! 🙂 A couple of my favorites…Read More
Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 03-2010-101A aka The Summer Coat.
Back in May, after getting the flu from biking on a chilly night, I decided I needed a summer coat. Unfortunately, I lost my sewing mojo over the summer, and so this coat wasn´t finished until last week. The idea of this coat is to have something to throw over thin summer dresses in those…Read More
I know it´s been a while since I last posted anything, and yesterday I was planning a catch-up post, joking about reporting that I´m alive, and well. Little did I know about today´s dramatic events here in little Norway. So instead of showing you what I´ve been up to the last month, sewing wise, I…Read More
“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…Read More
My Grand Plan of autumn 2010- how did it go?
Last autumn, I came up with a plan for my sewing. before I did that, I more or less just sewed what ever I wanted to do, but through MMM and SSS, I experienced that there were some serious gaps in my me-made wardrobe. So I came up with My Grand Plan. I think it…Read More