Duo dresses – sewing patterns

  After five years of being a boys mama I can go a bit crazy sometimes with the real “girl stuff” and the mum – daughter dresses is one of them! But instead of buying some I’d like to try and sew them myself and I thought I would share the patterns I found with […]

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Staying out (in) of the heat and sketching rompers

  Yesterday was one of those hot and sticky days when the most appealing thing is to stay in and do nothing. So that’s what we did Alva and me, absolutely nothing. Mathieu was at work and the brothers in school so we put on the AC, poured up some lemonade and put on a […]

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My findings

  These are my findings from Sunday’s market, old French lace, some Liberty inspired fabric and lots of ribbons! This mama is going to a whole lot of baby clothes! :) I made a bloomer yesterday but it turned out more like panties so today I’m making another one and begin a romper, it’s going to […]

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Planning and recycle baby wear

Planning, thinking and drawing patterns. This was all we did (almost) during my mom’s visit. I’m so thrilled to be back in the creative stage and it feels like I can make it. Be on parental leave, give Alva all the focus and presence she needs but also doing what I love and be a […]

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Morning coffee, moccasins and books

Every morning, Alva loves to be with me when I make my morning coffee. She points at the mugs, stare at the machine and gurgles something when I poor up the milk. I think she will be the same coffee lover as her big brother! She observes me closely when I drink the hot beverage […]

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