Petit Cinderella

Fiona was Cinderella for Halloween. It’s been rainy here- it rained on Halloween, during trick or treating and this was the first sunny window we had. Not the best backdrop and I don’t… Continue reading

Circus Act Tunic

ON January 18th of this year, I took this picture of Fiona while she was trying out her new scooter (Christmas present).  I had let her pick out her clothes that day, which… Continue reading

Felt Dress-up Doll Book

After the bibs, I wanted to make something for my friend’s son Jonas.  To be truthful, I didn’t get it done in time for his birthday, but that was the impetus for the… Continue reading

Bibs for every mood

I am trying to go back and document when I started sewing again after Fiona’s Blessing Dress.  I thought it was Fiona’s Easter Dress. Then I remembered I had made a blouse and… Continue reading

On Your Mark, Get Set, GO!

MOTIVATION: Fiona needs summer tops & PRP sew along INSPIRATION: Original Top Design & sportswear theme NEW TECHNIQUES: Refashioning a woman’s top, sewing leggings Since we are about two weeks away from our international… Continue reading

Polka Dot Dress

What would you create with a polka dot knit? About a month ago, I found out about a new fabric store in Austin called The Fabricker.  I had been looking for a specific… Continue reading


A few years ago, I decided to start a blog. I decided to call it ONA INK, which is a bit of a play on words, if you speak German. Ohne Tinte =… Continue reading

Frantic on Friday

I am writing this after the fact, as I was more concerned of course with spending time at the sewing machine rather than at the computer.  In fact, I told Rijen that I… Continue reading

Wednesday and Thursday

Didn’t have much time to even post these pictures, however this is what I got done Wed & Thursday as well as fixing some mistakes I had made. I also finished hand-hemming the… Continue reading

Progress on FHB’s dress

FIONA will be blessed on Easter Sunday–hopefully in the blessing dress which I have been working on for months.  I have finally gotten it to the point where, as I told Rijen, if… Continue reading