Finance

Finance August 2018

So, another month went by in this year of buying nothing 🙂 So much is happening due to this decision. We are really trying to incorporate minimalism in more aspects of our lives now. The past few months we have been selling the stuff we don’t use, all in all, in 2 months we have sold …

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Dresses Sewing

Zadie dress with cap sleeves

OK, so I made another Zadie dress. I am not really a fan of Tillys, as my experience is that the patterns are very poorly drafted. I often love her designs, but think that the patterns should have better quality; often the patterns pieces don’t fit and the finish is not very nice. Therefore, I …

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Finance

Finance July 2018

So, another month went by in this year of buying nothing 🙂 In July we saved 64% of our income! I am very pleased with this, as we actually spend a lot of money on our animals in July; Tesla needed more surgery in his paw, and we bought  the run for the chicken coop, as …

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Sewing

Hallå Stardust tanktop

Well, a black tanktop makes dull photos haha! BUT this is a wardrobe staple, I use tanktops everyday in winter and several times a week in summer. I made this in viscose/ rayon jersey, it works very well. I tried to make this in a heavier cotton jersey, but it was way to stiff and bulgy. …

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Dresses Sewing

Zadie dress

Today I made the Zadie dress from Tilly&the Buttons. I have been eying this pattern for a while, but been very hesitant, as I LOVE her designs, but haven’t found her patterns to be very well done, quite frankly. I have made some of Tillys patterns a few years ago and hated them, as the pieces …

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