Matching knitwear – DIY

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Matching knitwear was one the biggest trends last season (see here). Of course I planned on making my own and of course I finished late (and blogged it even later), but well, it fits me nice and it is warm and fluffy! If I don’t use it to much this season, a new Winter will come in a few months!

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Grey sweater – tutorial

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It is getting pretty cold now, with predictions of snow for early next week! Brrrr! So warm knits are indispensable and that is what I have been focusing on last few weeks. I’ve made a kimono/cardigan (see here)  and now using what was left from that fabric I made myself a sweater. My first DIY sweater is very cozy and I added some twist at the end to my original ideas. I’m very happy with the result and hope this tutorial can help you make one too!

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Pink Slipper Boots Tutorial

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I made myself recently some really comfy slipper booties! It was my first attempt at sewing any kind of footwear and I am really pleased with the result. This project requires you to draft the pattern yourself, but don’t worry… I took note of all the steps and if I did it I’m pretty sure you can do it too! Take a look at the tutorial and let me know if I’m right.

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A kimono/cardigan in 1 day

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I’m finally back into sewing (and so happy about it)! First I went on vacation, and there was no way I was allowed to bring my sewing machine along for 3 weeks of  beach, hiking and the birth of my first nephew (yaaay)! Now being back feels good, but getting into work again and finding a routine was not easy. But getting into a routine also means getting into sewing and I’m really happy to share with you my first make since the Summer!

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Maternity dress

I usually get the Burda Style issues from the Portuguese edition, because let’s face it reading Vogue in Dutch is one thing, reading sewing instructions in Dutch is a completely different thing. So in the last January edition from Burda Style there was a section of maternity wear. I skipped quickly through the pages as I thought “ow well one day I can make something like this for myself”.

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