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I have been very quiet for months. The reason for this is that I had my little baby boy at the end of January so life has been rather busy the last few months. However, I did manage to publish

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It’s the first of December and here in Germany, the time of advent starts – it’s a time full of gingerbread, candle light, Christmas markets  and, of course, Christmas decorations (in addition to the actual tree which, by the way,

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Dear English readers, from today on, this free pattern is also available in English. I tried to write the ebook in a short, concise way including enough information that beginning sewers should be able to make this soft toy. The

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So you’ve already seen my latest maxi dress – time to show you my very first maxi dress. I made this when I was 20 and I have been wearing it every summer (it’s been A LOT of summers). Mein

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So I was planning to publish this post on a really hot summer day but somehow our heat wave only lasted about 5 days – it hardly deserves to be called “wave”. And ironically, I didn’t even finish the dress

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Yes, I know, I have been very quiet during the last two months. The reason for this is that I was busy tweaking the sewing pattern for the hippo, digitizing the pattern and writing a detailed instruction with lots of

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Easter is close and everybody in the sewing groups on Facebook is busy sewing Easter bunnies, chickens and baskets. I never join the hype so I was busy making a sewing pattern for a hippo from scratch. It all has

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Ok, I’ll admit it right away: I have never ever watched even one episode of “Mad Men”. I have heard about the series, I have seen pictures of beautiful vintage dresses in all kinds of sewing blogs but other than

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A few weeks ago, my friend Loran announced that she’d organize a paper dress challenge inspired by Mayhem. I was determined to participate but had no clue what kind of dress I wanted to make. I knew one thing though: I would

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March 10, 2014

Peter Pan in Berlin

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Last Tuesday was Mardi Gras, and that’s a time when German carnival is celebrated. Berlin is isn’t exactly a stronghold of carnival (go to the Cologne area if you want to see the real German carnival) but every kindergarten and

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