Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
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Jag börjar om. Har länge tänkt att jag borde göra någon förändring här som gör det lättare att få något skrivet. Har den senaste tiden tagit bort en del inlägg, så listan är ganska kort nu. Det har varit svårt att få till engelskan och berätta om mina projekt på något bra sätt så jag […]
Burda Style Advanced Teachers Certification
This is what I’ve been up to during the first month of 2021, finishing my Burda Style Advanced Teacher Certification. A course dedicated to blouses and twists. The patterns that goes with this course has a lot of details and I really like that. Details makes sewing fun. For my first project, the poets shirt […]
Alexander McQueen Dress – First thoughts
This pattern was unassembled for month and it was with some resistance I glued all the pages together a couple of weeks ago. It was not the work involved that stopped me, more that I didn’t know what to do with it. This pattern is 220 A4 pages long, took a handful of glue sticks […]
Alexander McQueen Jacket
I printed pictures of all the Showstudio Design Downloads and let my husband choose the designs he liked best. One of them was the infamously difficult Alexander McQueen Jacket. So that one became the next make. I already had this pattern in my computer and dreaded a bit printing it out. Designer: Alexander Mcqueen Type: […]
Karate Gi Trousers Pattern
Say Hello to Tant Monokroms first ever sewing resource, a drafting instruction with printable (primitive) hand drawn pieces for classic Karate Gi trousers. In my early twenties I copied the trousers from my Karate Gi for the first time. I wanted something fun to wear for yoga and had seen a similar pattern in a […]
The Gareth Pugh Balloon
Well, last sewing of the year and second Showstudio Design Download make. The perfect accessory to my Christmas party dress. Designer: Gareth Pugh Type: Balloon Showstudio Design download, July 2009 The British designer Gareth Pughs designs are as much artwork as clothes. He is mostly known for his use of inflatable parts to create volume […]
Margiela Over Robe
At last I sewed the Martin Margiela dress pattern from Showstudio. It has been lying rolled up among my fabric rolls forever. Designer: Martin Margiela Type: Dress Showstudio Design Download August 2004 The Belgian designer Martin Margiela has over the years kept a very low personal profile. He started his own brand in 1988 and […]
Margiela at Artipelag
I had to wait several weeks before having a chance to see the Margiela the Hermes years exhibition at Artipelag. First I had the cold, then there was more cold, then no car to get there… still, it was definitely worth the wait. For those of us interested in fashion, this exhibition was a treat. […]
Could not help myself, had to show some of my drawings from 2016. Drawn in an A2 format so pretty big.
Herr Morris med tapeterna
Nu är det ett tag sedan jag var och tittade på utställningen William Morris – Mer än blommiga tapeter på Millesgården. Utställningen pågår till 3e februari så än finns det tid att se den. För mig som har stulit… öh… lånat, av Morris mer än en gång till mina egna verk var det fascinerande att […]
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