Capsule finished

The 3 pieces of this capsule came together well, though I changed the waistband of the skirt and had to re-do the center piece of it. It’s the result that counts though. The jacket is not a very “every day” jacket. It has a bit of a vintage vibe...

Progress capsule wardrobe

Time went quickly last month and I worked on my capsule wardrobe with a few intervals. Before finishing and properly showing the results let me show a few details in this post. This photo is from the waistband of the skirt. I’m not showing you the initial...

Burda coat – February 2021 edition

A labour of love, that’s what this coat is about. Made in only two weeks it already is not in my house any more but gone home with my daughter. The difficulty rating is 3 stars (on a scale of 4) and I think it would deserve a 4 star rating. This is not an easy...

Burda top finished

Thank you for your comments and suggestions on my failure jeans. I do appreciate the ideas to use it in some way but it’s been laid aside for now. I’ve been working on other things and been preparing for workshops I’ll start giving in lingerie sewing...

Another Burda January pattern

Top number 116 of the January issue of Burda was one that I liked to try too when the magazine arrived.  Apparently I’m attracted to necklines with a tie at the moment.  I bought this fabric last year and was not too fond of it when it arrived. The downside of...