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Juliette Lanvers
Holladay, USA
I am a sewing instructor and pattern designer living in Utah with my husband of thirteen years and our five year old son.
Interests: Skiing, Sewing, Weaving, Swimming and detective stories...
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Let me tell you a little story, of what happens when you feel compelled to volunteer several days a week in the 1rst grade French class. Adorable children want to hug you, tell you stories in tiny voice with their... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
When Miriam first showed me this really useful pouch, containing a travel sewing kit I couldn't help but look closer and marvel at the textured decorations she had added to the fabric. Many, many years ago I bought a large... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
When Allie from Indiesew contacted me to participate in their fall collection blog hop I got very excited by the patterns she had selected, take a look for yourselves: pants, leggings, a tunic, a scarf, a raglan and of course... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
I love to write, I love stamps old and new but mostly I love to decorate envelopes. When I don't have the fortitude to pick up a pointed pen and a bottle of ink and mess up about three envelopes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
While Finn is trying not to cry/throw a fit/talk when doing his homework I let me eyes wander around the room. The light is just so interesting, I try to hold on to the peace around us. Sunday evening are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
This summer I decided that to celebrate the new BERNINA B780, loaned to me as part of the brand ambassador program, I would start working on what I call master projects. The first of its kind is the Anna Dress... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
This skirt is probably the most worn me-made item in my wardrobe. It must fill a void I didn't know existed! The fabric was a remnant from a fashionable stitch, a rather thick linen that softened well in the wash.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Try and ignore the fuzzies at the top of my head! hehehe! I am taking a short sewing break during this intense back to school week. To be perfectly honest I am unsettled by the quiet of the house and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Princess Alexandra of Kent - David Austin Roses We went out of town to the next town for a few days and this spectacular bud bloomed in our absence. I am glad I did not miss it completely. While away,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Lately I have seen a few posts on threading sergers pop-up on blogs. I especially liked Sunni's for her tips on how to deal with the knots during the knot and pull method. I have a very simple serger, no... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
No-knead bread petits pains baked in a steamy oven I am not one to judge people's eating habits, which in this country are varied and ever changing. Having been a vegetarian family for over 8 years we generally keep a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
In the last installment of the photoshoot by the hops vines I present to you one of the first things I sewed this summer. A linen dress from Salme Sewing Patterns. It is in fact a mash-up between that dress... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
David Austin Rose Queen of Sweden Taking a little break from showing you my summer sews to share a few images of my other obsession: growing things, bright and colorful or pale and delicate. The weather is cooling, the light... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Are you tired of this corner of my garden yet? and by the way this is the last smile I could manage for the day! For the third installment of the Wiksten tank (here are one and two), I decided... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Just a few hours before the deadline I have entered a pair of shorts so newly made I can still hear the BERNINA humming. I don't usually enter competitions but as they are finished time why not participate! If you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Next up by the hops vines I present to you a slightly wrinkled simplicity 2215 skirt view, a Cynthia Rowley pattern. I wear this one a lot and had to fish it out the laundry basket for this shoot. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
I came here from small & friendly onto which I stumbled as well. I think I will stay with you for a while and see what other places your hose goes... I am struggling not with my blog because it is never very personal but with the need/not for instagram..
Toggle Commented Aug 9, 2014 on How I appear. at lady cordelia
I realized this morning that I am approaching the now or never moment to share the many many things I sewed to wear this summer. In fact I wasn't able to photograph everything in one go and if I am... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Last winter I had the opportunity to join in with other BERNINA ambassadors for a fun weekend reunion. We mingled, ate and played with every possible feet and accessories the team of educators could throw at us. I had a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
You would think that with all the sewing happening here I would have something to show for it, but no. It's all about taking my time these days, making a gazillion muslins (4) and going overboard with the fretting on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Capitol Reef National Park It was never my intention to take such a long summer blog break but my mind and hands have been well occupied elsewhere, filled with road trips, bike rides, cooking and even quite a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Remember the big Octopus, my hand carved stamp inspired inspired by Alyssa Thomas' book under the Penguin & Fish label? you can find the full size project in the latest issue of Mollie Makes US edition. I love Alyssa's embroidery... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
I ordered this factory Blythe from China over a month ago to account for shipping time, face up and new wardrobe to be completed in time for E's 6th birthday. I thought I had until the 15th but really it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
I am sewing my way through the Wiksten pattern offerings. This is a bit of a bucket list/ crossing things off my sewing lists, but I feel happy to finally get through them. I really liked Jenny's blog when she... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
David Austin Evelyn rose, at the show When my mother first came over to visit we gave Red Butte Garden a try, thirteen years ago. I was pretty unimpressed and failed to return until about two weeks ago. Shock and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO