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    Fox for baby Thomas

    In October a friend/colleague became mom of a little boy, Thomas. Of course I also wanted to make something myself to give when I went to visit, and when I saw the birth announcement, I immediately knew that that something would be a fox. First I had wanted to imitate the fox from the announcement, but then I saw this…

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    Pullover with cache-coeur

    This school year I signed up for sewing lessons for the third year in a row. This time for the “Leisure” module, which means that the focus is more on tricot fabrics. The first project of the school year was a top with a cache-coeur neckline. I chose a slightly heavier tricot in a beautiful plum purple, so it would…

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    Athena jumper

    After I had finished another Bulle, I took a break from knitting or crocheting. Not only was the summer very busy, but also extremely hot, so I did not really feel like doing anything with yarn. However, then around the end of July, my hands started itching again. That’s how I rediscovered a batch of cotton yarn I had bought…

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    Comet CAL #1

    Last Wednesday marked the beginning of the CAL for Comet the Unicorn by Projectarian. All those who purchased the pattern will now be receiving a part of the pattern every week until December 12th. After I purchased the pattern, I started digging in my yarn stash. I refused to buy new yarn, since I have more than enough lying around…

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    Birthday presents

    For birthday gifts I often opt to make something myself. And for my godchild I like to do that little bit extra. I started with a simple sewn skirt, that I made in the last sewing class of the school year.    Next I made a requested dress: a Bulle in duck egg blue and purple.    But my actual…

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    Unicorn CAL

    The other day, when I clicked open the Pinterest-app on my phone, this image immediatly jumped out to me. Of course, I immediatly clicked through and arrived on the blog of Jessie van In, a.k.a. Projectarian. This sweet unicorn is a pattern she designed based on her years of experience of crocheting her Nomadic Galaxy Pony’s. Each time she posted…

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    Left-over skirts

    When I had finished my June dress, I still had a fair amount of the purple fabric left. I didn’t have to think long about what I wanted to make with that: skirts! I hoped I would have enough to make a little skirt for each of my four nieces and I did! For the youngest I did have to…

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    Cropped cardigan for June dress

    My outfit for my niece’s wedding was not yet complete simply by finishing the dress. No, I needed a cardigan to go with it. I wanted the cardigan to be short, so it kept showing of my waist and the pleats in the skirt. I also wanted a V-shaped neckline to mirror the back of the skirt. Additionally, I also…

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    My June Dress

    Last may, one of my nieces got married. For the wedding I had decided that I wanted to make my entire outfit myself. With that in mind, I started working on my dress in sewing class somewhere in december. The dress I was going to make was the June dress from La Maison Victor.     © La Maison Victor The…

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    Weasley sweater for Mini

    Last Saturday I went on maternity visit at Evelien’s. At the beginning of February, she gave birth to her second baby, a boy named Lucas – code name Mini. I already knew it was going to be a boy, which gave me pause to figure out what to make. For her little girl, over a year ago, I made a…