Bundle of Joy

As I´m typing this there is a small wonderful bundle of joy snoring away next to me.

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The One where the Evil Masterplan worked

When I was pregnant I wanted to sew as much as I could in the hope my baby would get used to the sound of the sewing machine. That way, once she was born I could use her as an excuse to sew more. “But I need to sew honey, it calms down the baby!” And apparently it worked. I bought a baby carrier today so I could carry her around and get things done around the house. In the evenings she tends to get a bit fussy and I decided to put her in, get behind my sewing machine … Continue reading The One where the Evil Masterplan worked

The One With The Baby

I was totally ready to post about my newly organised sewing room, but that night this little miracle decided it was time to meet mommy and daddy. Meet Emily. She was born 22 days early, but healthy enough to go home as planned. She’ s the sweetest baby ever, she only cries when she’s hungry and she even lets us get enough sleep at night. We must be one of the very few parents who are not overly exhausted after having a new baby. I’m afraid we might not be this lucky with baby number 2. She’s two weeks old … Continue reading The One With The Baby

The One where I need Holiday Inspiration

Hi guys, I need your help! I want to wear something pretty for the upcoming holidays but I’m all out of ideas. I want to look pretty and festive and not feel like whale. My problem is mostly due to the fact that I have such nice fabric in my stash that it would feel like a waste using it for a one time maternity holiday dress. Is that weird? So any suggestions? On patterns or fabric? And for those interested here’s a small construction and baby update: We’re getting our central heating installed today (finally). The upstairs are finished … Continue reading The One where I need Holiday Inspiration

The One with All the Big News

Before I get to all my big news I have to tell a little background story: The past few weeks have been crazy busy. About 6 weeks ago our landlord decided that we didn’t pay enough for utilities, so he wanted to raise the price we paid for them. We did some calculations ourselves and turned out we were already paying way too much for utilities. So we told him we were willing to pay more if he could prove to us, we were actually spending that much, if he didn’t want to prove it, he should just let us … Continue reading The One with All the Big News