Cherry Pajama Pants (with POCKETS!)

Hi all! Not a lot of sewing happened in November. I did start 3 new dresses but did not work on them beyond cutting the fabric. I did manage to squeeze in these pajama pants though! They were done in two afternoons, one to cut and sew the pants, and one afternoon to put the… Continue reading Cherry Pajama Pants (with POCKETS!)


Dragonfly Dress with Stenzo Border Fabric

Hi everyone! I haven't gotten a lot of things finished in October & November because I kept starting new projects and buying new fabric... The fall / winter fabrics this year have been very inspiring with dark colours and florals which are right up my alley. Today's dress was started in August and is fairly… Continue reading Dragonfly Dress with Stenzo Border Fabric


Navy Polkadot Dress

Hi everyone! Here is another sewing project I've done in September. I only got around to posting it now because I had to move my sewing studio, where I also teach basic sewing courses. Yet I was able to finish two dresses last month - from the same pattern, but quite different so they both… Continue reading Navy Polkadot Dress


Bee Wrap-Skirt Dress

Hi, long time no see! I took a sewing break over summer due to the heat, but this week I'm back with a cute and simple project. I made this wrap dress out of two meters of bee fabric I scored at a fabric market in Leiden. The fabric is really cute and breathable yet… Continue reading Bee Wrap-Skirt Dress

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