We started this website back at the beginning of 2014, with the goal of offering help, inspiration, and fun resources to expat women who were uprooted from their homes and resettled in Berlin. Although we were really enthusiastic at first, our passion of being a beacon of guidance to expats has dwindled. We are all… Continue reading Changes are coming!
I never make anything nice for myself. Sadly, I had to part with this amazing Arrowhead Quilt (pattern from Initial K Studio) last month! The pattern was really easy to follow and very basic, just HSTs and large rectangles - good for amateur sewers like me! I made the King sized version, which took about 3 months… Continue reading Arrowhead Quilt
Here's another long forgotten baby quilt back from February 2016 for baby Ben! I stumbled upon this beautiful HST "Sunset Quilt" from a quilt is nice, and decided to make a very similar boy/gender neutral version. In mine I swapped a few yellows HSTs for greens, but really the changes are minimal. Only after I finished… Continue reading Sunset-Arrow Baby Quilt
Here's another late addition - I made this quilt for Baby Nikolas back in December 2015. I based it off the free Cotton and Steel pattern: Potions and Poisons, but scaled it down for crib size and used brighter colours! I filled it with really think batting and used the 'stitched in the ditch' method… Continue reading Potions and Poisons Baby Quilt for Nikolas
Always late, that's how I roll. Here's some quick photos of a baby quilt I made for my friend's cute baby Zoey back in May 2015. Apologies for the poor iphone photos, they're all I've got! I used See Kate Sew's Triangle Quilt Pattern Template for this quilt.
Slowly but surely, I am making my way through the sewing projects that I committed to back in August. I bought the Kelly Skirt from Megan Nielsen, and have to date made 2 skirts. The first one was I made was a trial version; size small with inexpensive corduroy. I accentuated all of the seams using… Continue reading Kelly Skirt
Since starting school again in September, my craft time has been greatly cut back. However, holidays are plentiful in Germany, and after only 6 weeks of classes, it was time for our 2 week long fall vacation... I love you Germany! Anyways, as the books and notes pile on, I've been struggling with fitting everything… Continue reading New Bookbag