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This year I got a very lovely order from an old friend.

She made an education for dance pedagogics and had her exam this september. One of her tasks for exam was to choose a theme and create a proper choreographie. Her Theme was Mary Poppins (she couldn´t have chosen better 😀 ) and she engaged me to sew a big part of the costumes.

Because the choreographie was about the dance between Mary Poppins and the chimney sweeps, she wanted me to sew five red and white striped jackets for the sweeps (inspired by the outfit from Dick van Dyke) and I did my very best 😉

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I used jersey for the jackets bacause the dancers needed a lot free moving space.
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Posted by on 27. November 2013 in arts&crafts, fashion, outfits, sewing

 

Kimono-Love

Today I´d like to show you some of my crafts made of Japanese kimono fabrics.

I really like traditional patterns, especially kimono prints. So in the last months some nice pieces got together.

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A simple A-line dress for me. Well, it fits better for spring or summer but I didn´t want to detain it now 😉
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Posted by on 19. November 2013 in arts&crafts, Japan, sewing

 

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

Time for another time travel.
During one of our journeys through Great Britain, Neko and I made a pleasant stop at the famous Sherlock Holmes Museum in (where else? 😉 ) 221b Baker Street in London.

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We read all the stories of the brilliant Detective (and also watched the series, both with Jeremy Brett and with Benedict Cumberbatch), so of course we HAD to take a look at his home.
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Posted by on 14. November 2013 in books, England, Great Britain, shops, spots, trips

 

This was Halloween

As I already announced, here´s my belated Halloween report 😀 Because both of us had to work the next day, me and my boyfriend Neko decided to have an early “Trick or Treat Dinner” and watch some nice Halloween movies.

Of course we didn´t want to miss a spooky decoration for our dinner (besides we lots of sweets to store 😉 ).

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This time we wanted to add more orange.
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Posted by on 2. November 2013 in events, food, movies, outfits