MadebyLIESL: 1 pattern, 2 coats....5 highlights

In deze video van MadebyLIESL zie je 5 hoogtepunten van het maken van deze twee trenchcoats met als basis hetzelfde Knipmode patroon. Het is trenchcoat uit K...

A simple skirt with fabric magic and a blind hem >> BERNINA Blog

This skirt is a pretty simple one. It is my go to pattern for a pencil shaped skirt. I made a couple of those allready. Now I challenged myself a bit more by adding some pattern matching and a blind hem.

Three time's a charming blouse! » BERNINA Blog

Did you ever encounter a pattern that fits you so well you make it not once, not twice ... no three times in a row! Well this is a definete 'Oops, I did it again' kinda blouse.

Silky Pussy-Bow Blouse | Blog | Minerva Crafts

At the moment I am totally hooked on blouses with a pussy-bow! So I made another one. This time with a really big dramatic detachable bow

Cosy cardigan: Zebra meets Teddy. » BERNINA Blog

Zebra meets Teddy I was given the opportunity to select a fabric from a webshop. Often that is were my […]

MadebyLIESL: How To work with sequins fabric!

In this video you see how to sew with sequins fabric. Removing sequins before sewing is an important step. Check it out!

Smashing Sequins Smoking Jacket! | Blog | Minerva Crafts

I am ready for a glitter and glamour party with this multi-coloured smashing sequins smoking jacket and I might even wear it to the office when mixing it with blue jeans. This jacket worked out better then I hoped. It was a fun ánd ...

Boy’s Fun Christmas Shirt | Blog | Minerva Crafts

After a fun Christmas blouse for my self it’s time for a fun Christmas shirt for my boy. Don’t you just love those Santa’s hats on this fabric!? My original idea was...

LIESL's Summer Wardrobe!

Sewing for the summer! Just one more week and then I'm going to enjoy my summer holiday! In the past couple of weeks I've been busy sewin...

Mommy’s Fun Christmas Blouse | Blog | Minerva Crafts

It doesn’t get any Christmassy than this green! I love this colour. And with the little Scottie dogs wearing those cute hats it’s totally suitable for making a ....

‘Turn Heads’ Dress! | Blog | Minerva Crafts

How many heads do you see? Don’t you just love this fabric? The print is a bit quirky with loads of colour so it’s a multi-combinable dress. This is my kinda.....

Men's suit magic!

Turn a unloved suit into something new  (#therefashioners2017)  Nederlandse versie That's the challenge I encountered on Instagram a...

'Chanel' Biker Jacket | Blog | Minerva Crafts

Sometimes a fabric screams that it should be specific type of garment, in this case a Chanel jacket. As often I consider to make something completely different, just because I can. That’s one of the perks ...

Fabrics shopping bag! » BERNINA Blog

Hopping on one of this Septembers sewingchallenges #sewyourselfsustainable I tried to make this totebag pretty sustainable.

Fast flirty frilly skirt! » BERNINA Blog

A flirty wrap skirt from the Inspiration with the addition of a frill that I designed myself. Do you want to know how I did that? Read this blog.

Minty Vintage Skirt!

Okay, okay... this fabric may not fit this time of year, but the color certainly does! I am excited about it. ...

REFASHION: Three pieces into a snazzy two-piece!

Refashioning something that's inspired by... This years challenge from The Refashioners is  reimagining something that was once som...

Lattice-dress!

I love quick little projects with fast results, but I can also really get my teeth into somewhat bigger and more complicated projects. Like...

A recap of my Minervacrafts blogs!

One year anniversary! It was a 'busew' year! In which I wrote 13 blogposts for the Minervacrafts website. Such al lovely collaboration ...

made by LIESL: How to make a colorblocked t-shirt

In this video made by LIESL shows how you make this 'show-stopper- of a t-shirt. Lovely fabrics combinations, like a colorblocked t-shirt. Made by LIESL is a...

Spotty Trench Coat | Blog | Minerva Crafts

This fabric absolutely spoke to me. I love this pink and I’m a sucker for graphic design even as subtle as these little polka dots...

Tie Dye Suit! | Blog | Minerva Crafts

This tie dye suit is made of this absolutely gorgeous double gazed fabric! Perfect for.....

It’s Kimono Time! | Blog | Minerva Crafts

Don’t you just love a garment that is extremely versatile? I made just that! This long kimono can be worn as a dress, be thrown over a bikini at the beach or compliment a simple top and...

Salopette met een twist » BERNINA Blog

(in DUTCH) Salopette Zo leuk dat je de salopette of tuinbroek/rok weer in het modebeeld ziet. Ik heb er jaren geleden heel […]

Link to @madebyliesl on Instagram

3,812 Followers, 707 Following, 473 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Marlies Witjes (@madebyliesl)

Two Piece Big Stripe Scuba Fun Dress | Blog | Minerva Crafts

That colour scheme! Those stripes! And what do you say…it’s scuba stretch fabric….This has got my name written all over it. Wanna wanna wanna have it…

Velvet Velour Victorian Top | Blog | Minerva Crafts

Velvet velour is in fashion again. Yay! Just like when I was young. Me and my sisters all had velour sweaters. My brother too come to think of it. Well it was the seventies....

made by LIESL - HOE WERKT SMOCKEN

(in DUTCH) Smocken wordt in deze tutorial uitgelegd door Marlies Witjes (knipster 2017), aka made by LIESL. Een techniek waarbij je stof mooi kan bewerken zodat het lij...

made by LIESL - Sweet mix outfit ~ leren rok, oversized vest en sweaterblouse

(in Dutch) In deze Vlogtorial van Made by LIESL zie je hoe deze kleurrijke outfit tot stand komt. Ze maakt een lederlook overslagrok met paspelzakken, een super schatti...

Graphic Flower Dress I BLOG I Minerva Crafts

For anyone who knows me a little, it will not come as a surprise that I am smitten with this fabric. I love black and white combinations and definitely in a graphic or floral...

Customer Spotlight: made by LIESL | Wunderlabel Blog

“Receiving my first batch of LIESL labels from Wunderlabel I immediately thought: ‘Let’s create!’.”   Sewing extraordinaire, Marlies Witjes, ... read more

Upcycle: Bomberjack » BERNINA Blog

(in Dutch) ‘Up|cycle    ~ing  [Oude en ‘onbruikbare’ materialen omtoveren tot iets wat weer waardevol is en vaak zelfs mooier dan voorheen. […]

Floral Dress with a Twist!| Blog | Minerva Crafts

Wow, did you see this floral jersey knit fabric yet? In one of my favorite colors: rust! I’m excited to show you what I made of it.

Gouden Kringloopgeluk: Stropdas wordt stroptas! » BERNINA Blog

(in Dutch) Je hebt het vast al gezien: BERNINA heeft een feestjaar, BERNINA bestaat 125 jaar. Een jaar met een gouden randje […]

MADE BY LIESL: Bomberjacket made out of three garments!

This quick video shows the construction of the bomberjacket made for #therefashioners2018 #inspiredby. Three garments are turned into this jacket. Read how i...

Luxurious Fur Jacket! | Blog | Minerva Crafts

My favorite piece in my wardrobe at the moment this me-made cosy and luxurious fur jacket...

Upcycled Ties I BERNINA Blog

Three last minutes: Silk accessories! With only one more week to Christmas, why not enhance that one dress or beautiful […]

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