Our apartment

home-3 Our apartment

We moved back to the city in September, and I haven’t missed the outskirts yet. 
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At the textile conservation museum

At the textile conservation museum

Me rummaging through old textiles at the textile conservation museum – click to see more pics!

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How to mark pattern pieces

how to mark pattern pieces

Today we’ll be looking at how to mark pattern pieces for sewing. I spent a lot of time trying and failing doing this, so if you’re stuck with a pattern and don’t know how to mark it – hopefully this will help!

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How to make a larger waist in a pants pattern

How to make a larger waist in a pants pattern How to make a larger waist in a pants pattern How to make a larger waist in a pants pattern

I’m embarking on a new sewing project today, my vintage Teal Traina pattern! I’ll be making the turquoise linen suit pictured. I think it would be fun to show you my sewing process, failing and all!

 

Since I constantly try to give myself new challenges, I’ve chose to line it with a soft (and quite heavy) viscose fabric. I purchased both fabrics at Stoff & Stil in Åsane. The first thing I had to fix, was to enlarge the waist in my pattern.

 

Click below to see how I enlarge the waist size in a pattern!

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