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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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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 yesterday 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 5 days ago 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 6 days ago 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
Wiksten tank in Silk/Cotton lined in Rayon I am feeling a shift in my way of thinking about handmade clothes, it happened during the test of the Foxglove tank pattern. Being in a group of other women, seemingly excited about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Over the last two weeks I had the opportunity to sew for Lauren Dahl. She just released this fantastic high-low knit or woven tank top after a very thorough reviewing process including many sewists in all shapes and sizes. During... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
After 4 years of "I should", I finally did sew a Wiksten Tank (size xs) . The pattern is available as a downloadable now so there is no reason not to. An even longer time ago I ordered the tova... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Much sewing is happening in the new space, as I am getting to know the new B780 better. She is a big, sophisticated girl and I want to explore her menus and options as much as possible. Sewing with a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Evelyne, Thomas' mom, has been experimenting with the no-knead bread for almost as long as the craze started. She went through a period during which she was using my starter and then decided to simplify and use dry yeast. Lately... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
A few more things blooming and growing to share with you from the garden. The three blooms of Queen of Sweden above, that open during the day and close slightly at night. I exchanged my not so thriving Queen of... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
(sometimes you take a picture of your house and discover you are in need of a new mailbox and a brick cleaning!) My favorite blog is a gardening blog, here I said it! Even in the winter I enjoy reading... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO
Look what came in the mail! The second issue of the US edition of Mollie Makes, inside I found two articles that really spoke to me. The first one about using small pieces of vintage tablecloths, handkerchiefs and napkins to... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at CHICKPEA SEWING STUDIO