Marsa Alam – Simultanous set-in-sleeve construction

Marsa Alam  – Simultanous set-in-sleeve construction

Finished this weekend my second Marsa Alam by Isabell Kraemer. I’m addicted with everything stripy and this little cardigan is perfect. Love everything about. It’s knit from the top down, more on the fitted side, narrow stripes, rounded neck and especially the technique for the set-in sleeves is my favourite one so far. Continue reading “Marsa Alam – Simultanous set-in-sleeve construction”

Weaving – with or without a loom

Weaving –  with or without a loom

I want to start a little series of postings about different weaving techniques. In the first place about different looms – or even about weaving without a loom at all. I discovered recently a book: Weaving within the reach, that really fascinates me. It shows so many possibilities to make beautiful weavings without or with simple handmade looms, I have to experiment and explore some of these patterns. And naturally share my trials and errors here! Continue reading “Weaving – with or without a loom”

Let’s Stripe – New Pattern Book from Kate Davies

Let’s Stripe – New Pattern Book from Kate Davies
A new pattern book from Kate Davies is published this week – “Milarrochy Heids” !
It contains 12 hat patterns from different designers but all knit in the  Milarrochy Tweed yarn from Kate. Every day another pattern will be published during the week. And I had the chance to test one of those patterns!!!! So happy and honoured!

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Schieke Wiebke Blazer

Schieke Wiebke Blazer


I’m normally not to much in garment sewing anymore. I don’t follow the dream of an “entirely handmade wardrobe”, I’m simple not interested enough in mode or garments to spend my time making them. My passion is more about decoration an interior design. Nevertheless, from time to time, I see a garment pattern I fall immediately in love with. This happens one month ago  for the Schieke Wiebke Blazer I saw on Instagram. Continue reading “Schieke Wiebke Blazer”