Tag Archives: Minoru

Softshell Jacket

I had been thinking for a while about sewing one of those softshell jackets. Everybody has one and you can buy them anywhere here in Germany. I already have a memade raincoat in my closet, but after wearing it for a while I realized that it lets too much wind through and I can only wear it, when it is above 18 °C. So my holiday was coming up and I thought a softshell jacket would be practical to have. And so I had a goal and not that much time to achieve it. This is how tales of exciting adventures start, haha. Continue reading

Minoru Raincoat

img_20160424_112133Recently I was looking for a fabric that I could use as curtains for our new living room. Buying interior decoration stuff is always hard with Marvin. He always settles on earth tones and I want to have a living room that looks like the Villa Villekulla! I don’t know how he does it but in the end he won and I ordered some beige/brown curtain fabric at Stoff&Stil To recover from this unpleasant experience I ordered one (or two.. or three) colorful fabrics together with the curtain fabric. You know I didn’t want the Stoff&Stil staff to worry about me. I didn’t have a choice really! Continue reading

Wedding: Minoru Jacket

KuM0222At the end of December I began to rethink if my wedding dress paired with my cardigan would really be warm enough in February. The winter had come and I began to remember what that felt like. We had some really warm days in January and my hopes went up that maybe in February it wouldn’t be as cold as I’d thought. In the end I was so relieved to have sewn a real jacket for the wedding, because it was cold and it was raining. Continue reading


img_20151019_154644I made another jacket, hähähähä! In my mind sewing jackets is even more fun than sewing button ups or jeans. The only problem is that they take a lot of space in closets and that you really cannot justify having more than let’s say 6 jackets per season ;) Another problem with me and my jackets is that I my bike every morning an afternoon and that I need jackets that are warm, water and draftproof. Continue reading