why i sew: saskia

why i sew: saskia

Hi all, it’s Saskia from Vera Luna again, with my final guest post. This week, each of the contributors will write about why they sew, and today it’s my turn. Over the past few days, I’ve been pondering about this question, and I realized that there are several answers. M sweater, Luuk hat First, I sew and […]

mistakes: saskia from vera luna

mistakes: saskia from vera luna

Hi there! It’s Saskia from Vera Luna again. How did Kids Clothes Week go for you? Did everything  go as planned? Did it involve smooth sewing or a lot of swearing and seam ripping? Are you satisfied with the results? We decided that this week would be devoted to mistakes. Of course it is tempting to  only blog […]

upcycle after: sweaters and shirts

upcycle after: sweaters and shirts

Hi all, it’s Saskia again from Vera Luna. One of the challenges of upcycling is to use what you have. You might be lucky and reuse clothes with a nice print or pattern, but most likely your base material will be plain (solid or striped) knits. Of course, you could create great basics out of such material, but you might want to […]

upcycle before: jeans

upcycle before: jeans

Hi all, it’s Saskia from Vera Luna here. Let’s talk today about the most likely fabric in your upcycle stash: denim. I counted at least eight pairs of jeans in my own stash, ready to be upcycled. While going through them I realized how the wear and tear of each pair of jeans was very specific […]