Update: the stork has landed!

Hello everyone. Just a quick update as I’ve finally managed to be at my computer long enough to write a small blog post. On 24 October our little boy Melle was born! He’s a happy, healthy boy, and of course…

Mimus Etsy favourite: Vintage Dutch Girl

Hello everyone, I’ve been on a little hiatus because we’ve been so busy organising the last little things before baby is due that I just didn’t get around to blogging. I’m due in a week, and I project not being…

Scheepjes CAL 2014 + help document

Yesterday was the kick off of the Scheepjes CAL (crochet along) 2014. A few thousand women world-wide are going to be working the same pattern with Scheepjes Cotton 8 for the next couple of months. By december 19 we should…

Sewing projects for baby boy

I’ve noticed that the ratio of sewing patterns online and on pinterest for boys is about 1 for every 5 cute girl-patterns.  *Le sigh*  Unfortunately, the ratio of cute boys’ clothes to my taste in shops is about as meagre,…

Mimus Etsy Favourite: PRRINT

Today I’d like to introduce you to one of my favourites on Etsy: Dictionary Book Page Art Prints & Posters by PRRINT PRRINT sels all kinds of wonderful and vintag-ey prints and posters on Dictionary pages. When we moved to this…

Sunday Smiles

I hope you are all having as lovely a weekend as I am! My Sunday smiles are: * the pie is what we in holland call “butter biscuit”. It’s basically a relatively slack dough, made with flour, lots of butter,…

Something for the Weekend! Cocktail Umbrella Shawlette pattern by RedScot

Each friday I’ll try to present you with an idea for the weekend. This can be something to read, somewhere to go, a pattern I love, a recipe… anything really. Today I’d like to start off with something that fits…

Painting Mr Owl and the Sleepy Fox

Today I want to tell you something about one of my other craftsy projects. When I received my PhD earlier this year, one of the gifts I got at the party was a lovely white picture frame with a baby…

Mimus Inspiration #1

I want to regularly share websites, patterns, links and images that have inspired me on this blog. In the blogroll in the sidebar you find the most recent posts from blogs and websites which I follow personally, and I highly recommend…

Baby blanket

Did you see the scrumptuous yarn I posted in the collage in my previous blog post? As soon as I knew I was having a baby and had had a positive ultrasound at the midwife’s office, I just had to…