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How I started sewing

How I started sewing
I was always creative growing up. I loved drawing and painting from a very young age and my parents and other adults around me encouraged me to exp...

7 Lingerie patterns & tutorials

7 Lingerie patterns & tutorials
Have you ever made underwear/lingerie? I have made some panties and bras in school but never really gotten in to it fully. It's time to change that...

9 Free sewing patterns for spring

9 Free sewing patterns for spring
It's finally starting to look something like spring in Sweden. We have had so many fool's springs I stopped counting them. One day it's snowing and...

Sewing studio tour!

Sewing studio tour!
I'm so happy to finally be able to invite you to the Ploen Patterns head quarters! As you might know I moved in to a new studio space a couple of ...

Sewing basics - 7 different seams

Sewing basics - 7 different seams
Let's continue the sewing basics blog series. If you missed part 1 you can find it here. Today we will dive in to 7 different seams. These are all ...

Idun view A - sewalong

Idun view A - sewalong
Follow along step by step as I'm sewing the Idun dress, view A!  Pattern: The Idun Dress, PDF pattern Suggested fabrics: Light to medium weight ...

Sewing basics - Tools

Sewing basics - Tools
Do you want to start making your own clothes? It can be very overwhelming at first so I thought I would make a guide with the basic tools and techn...

My sewing machines

My sewing machines
I recently moved in to a new studio space. It's so exciting and also so scary. I have all this space to create in and it's awesome. It's also a big...

Autumn sewing inspiration

Autumn sewing inspiration
I have always loved this season for some reason. The air is crisp and it's truly the season for coziness and slowing down. Cuddling up in the sofa...

Eira View A - Sewalong

Eira View A - Sewalong
Follow along step by step as I'm sewing the Eira top, view A!    Pattern: The Eira Top, PDF pattern Suggested fabrics: Light to medium weight cott...

The pink Betty dress!

The pink Betty dress!
The last thing I made in the month of May was this Betty dress. I wore it on mothers day (Swedish mothers day May 31). A lovely way of finishing of...

Free PDF Pattern! DIY Scrunchies

Free PDF Pattern! DIY Scrunchies
I love wearing scrunchies and I love making them! It's a great scrap busting project and it's a great way to get into sewing after having a break. ...