Historical, Sewing

16th Century Italian Peasant Dress UPDATE

Hi everyone! It's been a couple of weeks since my last post, and that's because we've suffered a heatwave here in The Netherlands and I also spend two weeks on holiday with my parents. I didn't do any sewing at all! Yet Castlefest was coming up - a yearly Ren Fair I've attended for almost… Continue reading 16th Century Italian Peasant Dress UPDATE


Loose Threads: Sewing for Stepmum + Fabric Haul

Hi everyone! Thanks again for joining me, today I will be talking about some "loose threads" AKA projects I did during the past couple of months that I either did not photograph or are too simple to deserve their own posts. Below are some projects from April  - June 2019. On June 10th there was… Continue reading Loose Threads: Sewing for Stepmum + Fabric Haul


Green Floral Wrap Dress

Hey everyone! This week I am showing you a dress that had me TEARING MY HAIRS OUT because I had such a hard time with the fit! Therefore it took me 8 months to finish it because I kept abandoning it, re-trying the sleeves, re-trying the collar, and FINALLY it is finished! Actually it has… Continue reading Green Floral Wrap Dress


Simple Sew Grace Dress

Hi everyone! Wedding season has started and I am in desperate need of more formal or semi-formal wear. When two of our friends planned their wedding in June, I wanted to make a fancy-but-not-too-fancy dress. I pictured a vintage-inspired floral dress, perfect for a tea party on mismatched chairs in a lush green garden. I… Continue reading Simple Sew Grace Dress