To Print Or Not To Print

When I started making plans for being an independent pattern designer, I didn’t consider printing my patterns and selling them in an envelope at all. First of all, I thought it was impossible, financially. I would have to get a loan and not even being sure I...

MAY 10th (me-made-may 2012)

That’s better. This is what I wore today (Thursday May 10th): Me-made 60’s dress made from Onion 2036, black tights (would have gone for brown, but they had a hole on them), and my currently favourite heels from Ecco (they feel like I’m walking on...

AND THE WINNER IS…

… (drumroll, please, honey)   The winner of 4 lovely MiniKrea patterns is H.alda who commented Please contact me with your e-mail and postal addresses (you can e-mail me at maria@shoponion.com).   If you didn’t win – fear not: You can still have the...

FO: FRONT DRAPE SHIRT

I spend last week-end sewing. A lot. And pattern drafting and altering and sewing some more. Then spring came on Sunday and since then, I have been using this sign a lot:   And have not really been concerned about taking pics of my FOs… I am taking some...

SPRING 2012 FASHION

Well, I do not claim to be a trendsetter, or even a trend-spotter. But I have gotten pretty good at looking at trends from catwalks and in stores and reading articles and combining and concentrate them to figure out what I think are going to be the big trend items in...