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Ogden Cami

The Ogden Cami is so beautiful .  "Everbody" are sewing the Ogden Cami "these days", so I had to try this pattern myself. 
And It´s such a great pattern (from TrueBias)!

I made it double layered (instead of the short partial lining),  and 4" longer than the original pattern.

Beautiful neckline!

Fabric is a lovely Rayon from Cotton & Steel (Rifle Paper Co), bought at MeterMeter.

Deeper neckline at the back.

Perfect as a layering piece.

I am very satisfied with the result -  the double layer and the length!

I will definitely make more of the Ogden Cami !
Summer in Oslo!  The most beautiful pond in the park by the Royal Castle. 

Windbreak for the cabin

We spent our summer holiday at our cabin in Fåvang.
 And I made a windbreak for the terrace. 

The weather was warm and nice here in July, but when the colder wind comes from the north in the spring and the autumn this windbreak will be very useful.

 We had a great time here (as always)!! 

Tara Top

Tara Top, pattern from StyleArc.

Made of an old cotton gingham fabric that used to be a curtain.  Soft and nice fabric for a blouse!

The pattern has a double collar, but I only did the small one.

Cute white plastic flower buttons from ArrowMountain:
Photoshoot in the beautiful Vigeland park here in Oslo 😊

Yet another garment finished for my sewing challenge this year! (Counting 13 garments so far this year, and 4 of them were made for others 😊)

Eugene T-Shirt

Eugene, the classic henley shirt.

Made for my boyfriend 😊
Pattern from Seamwork.  Fabric is a lovely organic cotton jersey form
Handmade with love! Label from Sewaholic, and buttons from ArrowMountain.

My boyfriend was so happy for his new t-shirt 😃

Mending jeans

I had a pair of some worn out, but kind of favorite summer jeans that I refused to throw away.
The result:
Didn´t like the ripped part on the knee... ✂ (the younger generations can totally wear that, but I am not that keen...).
First I tried to just fix the hole with "darning stitch", but I think the fabric will easily rip again over the repaired seam....

I therefore sewed on some large patches  to cover the whole area where the fabric is worn thin. (I had to open the side seams to do this.) I used some left over chambray from my Rosa Shirt Dress in the last post.

And I cut of the hem and made a slightly shorter hemline in front,  and let it unstitched so it can fray a bit.
But I normally wear these jeans with the hem rolled up:

I am satisfied with the result, and hopefully I can now wear these jeans at least one more summer 😄

Spring is here!! Beautiful narcissus in the park by the Royal Castle here in Oslo 🌞.

Rosa Shirt Dress

Rosa Shirt Dress from Tilly and the Buttons 😊

I instantly liked this pattern, so I bought it shortly after the release. 

Dark navy cotton chambray from Stoff & Stil. Contrasting cotton fabric from Dear Stella Design. Perfect colored buttons from my local haberdashery shop.

The process: I made a quick toile with Swedish Tracing Paper to be sure the fit was fine.

Yes, you can sew on this tracing paper 👌 
The fit was fine, so no need to adjust the pattern.  Then of to cut out the pattern pieces ✂

Topstitching with orange thread of course!

Love this tool! Placing buttonholes goes like a dream 😄.

Very satisfied with the result! I can really recommend patterns from Tilly and the Buttons.  The instructions are very thorough and easy to follow. 🌞