Category: Life

Freehand Fashion – help me choose my first project

Since I got my hands on the book  Freehand Fashion by Chinelo Bally I’ve been drooling over this. So much drooling to the point where it get’s hard to decide which project I want to try out first!

And that’s where you guy come in. I invite all of you to help me choose my first project from this book. I selected 8 projects, and you guys can vote for you favorite one until friday.

I know, it’s short notice, so just do it now so you won’t forget.

freehand fashion

Let’s vote!


Happy new year!

I want to wish you a very happy new year! I hope 2015 will be a great year for you. If 2014 was a good year, great! I hope you can keep on following that path! If 2014 was a year filled with sorrows and pain, then I hope you can find the strenght to make something beautifull out of this year!

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And I also have a gift for all of you, from now on the blog will actually be multilangual. Right now you’re on the English part of the site, if you click on the flag on the right you’ll go to the Dutch site. If you’re in a post in the wrong langue and you click the flag then, if there’s a translation you will automaticly go to the post you were reading.

I had some troubles setting this up, so my goal to have a completely bilangual site by now failled, but I will do everything to make it work to it’s full potential as soon as possible.

And of course you can start follow my blog in English on Bloglovin and any aother reader. Just search for and it should pop right up. Btw I translate everything it isn’t a google translate thing.

Enjoy 2015 and I hope our paths will cross a ton of times!

Thank you!!!


Thank you so much for voting for me! I can go through to the next roudn of Sew It Up. It’s all ready round 4 (4 out of 5) So semi finals it is! Whoop-whoop

Sew it up, update #1 challenges and other contestants

Hi Everyone,

Right now you can find out more about the contestants of Sew It Up. Every other day a contest will be introduced, And girl, I am scared! It won’t be a walk in the park!

And we also know the challenges:

  • Week 1: 20’s
  • Week 2: a coat
  • Week 3: inspired by a movie
  • Week 4: inspired by a picture of yourself as a kid
  • Week 5: own style

I also made video about Sew it Up. You can find out a bit more than I wrote here.



Today I can share some great news with you! Really great news! I’m selected to be one of the contestants in the second edition of Sew it Up. How cool is that! I’m so pleased that I can share this news with you!

To everybody out there who applied but didn’t get selected, don’t give up! Just apply again next time. That’s also what I did. And the second time was my lucky time! So go for it!

Sew it Up is an online sewing compition. A bit like project runway, but I can still sleep at home and I have to make wearable clothing for myself.

If you’d like to know more about the compition and the other constestand, check out their website.

I’m so excited!




B-day Give away winner announcement!

Thank you so-so much for al the cards. 34 of you sended a card. That’s a lot of people! But the best part was what you wrote. So many lovely words. I really enjoyed reading all of them! Thank you so much! I’m sure I’ll be re-reading these cards a lot! And if you would like to know who won. Check out the video.

B-day give away (more…)

Thank you for making my birthday great!

B-day cards

// Thank you so much for all your lovely cards! It really made my day! And my little niece was blown away by the amount of cards “Wow auntie! You have so many friends!” And it really feels that way. I had a blast checking out all of your cards with her. The pretty cards, the nice words. I really love it how everybody -literally everybody- made an effort to write a few lovely words. Nobody wrote only these words “happy birthday, I hope you have a great day”. That made me really happy!  These cards will find their home in my -nearly finished- sewing room.

Thank you so much for all the cards!!! I’m really blown away by the responce. You made my birthday into a great day!

By the way, I will announce the winner of the give away in a few days. I decided to wait just a bit more. Maybe sombody’s card is arriving a tiny but too late. It would be sad if that person wouldn’t be able to participate in the give away because the post is -maybe-running slow.

300+ posts, 300+ facebook and 400+ bloglovin’ followers give away! (copy)

*yay* Thank you so much for sticking with me and following me! This is great news! And great news deserves a give away!Thank you

Because it are 3 milestones, there will be 3 lovely gifts you can win. You can enter the give away by using the form provided by Rafflecopter. !You have to enter the 3 first task to enter, otherwise the entrie isn’t valid! Raffle copter will choose the winner.You can enter for one or all three, it’s up to you. But the one thing I would like to know is, what is your favourite sewing book?

Good luck with entering the give away, you can enter untill 16/06 23h59 gtm +1 (Brussel, Amsterdam, Paris time). All the gifts will be sent worldwide.