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    • My incredible journey #1 - Lace Blouse

      Added Oct 11, 2017

      I’m so excited to be a part of the Norwegian Seewing Bee! This is a similar TV Show as Project Runway in US. I’m wearing my lace blouse which I have posted earlier.
      If you like you can read my blogpost here

    • Velvet trim jacquard jumper dress

      Added Oct 7, 2016

      This jumper dress (Burda World of Fashion 2-2008-112) I chose for one of my pieces I made for the final week of Fabric Mart’s Fabricista fashion challenge. Our brief was to research a runway show and create a look that could theoretically fit into the show given ou…

    • Wool cardigan with faux fur sleeves and removable collars

      Added Oct 7, 2016

      This blush wool version of this Burdastyle 3-2013-107 cardigan is part of my entry for the finals of Fabric Mart’s Fabricista fashion challenge 4. Our brief was to research a runway show and create a look that could theoretically fit into the show given our lifestyle…

    • Velvet turtleneck

      Added Oct 7, 2016

      This top I chose for one of my pieces I made for the final week of Fabric Mart’s Fabricista fashion challenge. Our brief was to research a runway show and create a look that could theoretically fit into the show given our lifestyle.

      I was inspired by the highly te…

    • Ivory Lace Shirt Dress

      Added Sep 27, 2016

      This is my Ivory lace shirt dress which I made for the Tessuti Fabrics Cut Out Lace Sewing Competition. Unfortunately, I didn’t win a prize but I have ended up with a nice dress. Bonus!!

      I had to create an outfit that showcased the lace purchased from Tessuti. The…

    • White and Blue Striped Pattern Runway Gathered Sundress

      Added Jul 6, 2016

      This is my second Gathered Sundress from Pattern Runway, and a shameless copy of their pattern model. ;-) More info here: http://delicatetension.com/the-delicate-tension/2016/7/2/white-with-blue-stripes-pr-sundress

    • From the Runway: Roland Mouret body-con dress variation

      Added Jun 29, 2016

      I love destination weddings and I am lucky to be invited to quite a lot in the last few years. When I get the wedding invite I immediately thinking about which dress I am going to recreate for the occasion. This time for Malta wedding – I had a Roland Mouret dress va…

    • Simple Sewing Machine Cover

      Added Jun 27, 2016

      This sewing machine cover was made using simplicity pattern number 2679.It is a part of the patterns inspired by Project Runway .The pattern contains all sorts of sewing room accesories. The main piece that I needed was the sewing machine cover,so that is what I made…

    • I love yellow! Part3: The yellow-topstitched jeans skirt

      Added May 18, 2016

      Well, you don’t see it that clearly, but the whole skirt is topstitched in yellow! The back panels, side seams, around the buttons and the buttonholes, and the hem.
      The pattern is the one we got for free with the Runway to Reality look book. What I’ve done to it was…

    • Ty's Nautical Dress

      Added May 12, 2016

      This is the dress I sewed up for our Community Manager Ty for our Runway to Reality Look Book with Brother! Ty choose a look from the Tommy Hilfiger show to be inspired by, an…

    • Galaxy Moto Jacket

      Added Apr 30, 2016

      I made this jacket as a challenge for myself for a recent runway show. I used the Larissa jacket pattern but left it unlined and did not use the collar. Made from soft gray sweatshirt material and an organic cotton custom-printed galaxy knit, this jacket is extremely…

    • Laced Dress Designer Dress

      Added Apr 28, 2016

      This is by far my favorite creation of 2016 so far… This was an exciting project for me, Brother sponsored us to make a look book inspired by New York Fashion Week. Each Burda team member (plus two friends of BurdaStyle sinc…

    • Runway to Reality FREE pattern

      Added Apr 27, 2016

      I love Burda Style patterns as much as I love sharing free sewing patterns with the rest of the crafty community. Burda Style has awesome magazines, I subscribe to the Russian version, and I love their sense of style, but usually they do not release free sewing patte…

    • Sun Gathered Mushroom Dress

      Added Mar 30, 2016

      This is the gathered sun dress pattern from pattern runway. I like it because it has a fun vibe to it. My idea was to use up scraps in the drawers. This was a scraps buster & it worked out ok. I want to modify the pattern in the future to have sleeves.

      The midsec…

    • A dress for women's day

      Added Mar 13, 2016

      I’ve been curious about this fabric for a long time, and when it finally went on sale in January I decided to get me a piece. The beautiful big pattern necessitated the use of a simple pattern with as few lines as possible, so the choice of this beautiful dress from …

    • Runway Jumpsuit

      Added Dec 26, 2015

      I apologize to all of you who have already seen and commented on this. Only wanted to add a few new pictures, but then ended up pressing the wrong button and deleted rather than update.
      Anyhow, it is a simplicity pattern and I used scuba jersey. Even though it is v…

    • it's beginning to look alot like christmas... with this simple peplum top :)

      Added Dec 14, 2015

      I made this top a few months ago but I’m very slow in taking pictures & posting :) I used Simplicity S0575 Project Runway pattern, but I eliminated the skirt part because I just wanted a top. It’s very easy to make & I made size 10 with no alterations. I made sure t…

    • A laid-back dress

      Added Nov 12, 2015

      Another dress from indie pattern company, this time it’s from Pattern Runway: a drop-waist shirt dress. I like its chic and modern style, very easy to wear, whether dressing up with heels or just a pair of sneaker.

      I used a soft and well-draped rayon fabric which …

    • Film Festival Dress

      Added Oct 27, 2015

      I made the dress using Simplicity – inspired by Project Runway #1650 ( for the bodice) and a shortened version of my trusty Stitch ‘n Save by McCall’s #3287.

      While the actual construction of this dress was a breeze, working with this fabric was NOT. It unraveled s…

    • fall time tunic

      Added Sep 20, 2015

      This is a simplicity project runway pattern 2927. I like this look for the fall and will try again with different interfacing. I used a web like product which is not what I expected. The collar needs some stability but this product makes the collar feel like there is…