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  • 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

    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

    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!

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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. ...