I visited the amazing country of Denmark in June. Aw, I have no words to describe how beautiful it is. We took so many photos and I have not even downloaded half of them. Is it all right if I spread things out a little and share snippets of our journey in a few posts? Otherwise, it may just end up like my Paris or Korea trips. I simply didn’t know where to start after downloading all that photos.
Here are some shots where I wore my Waterproof lace trenchcoat and my Parfait dress (made for my trip to Paris last May). I love bringing garments I’ve sewn on my trips:) Weather was perfect except for a few rainy afternoons where my Robson coat was put to good use.
And here are some shots from my iphone. Let’s talk about fabrics first, ke ke ke 🙂
I chanced upon Stof2000 near the Stroget (main shopping street) and bought a cute cloud fabric (below) to make a dress for my girl. There are two stores side by side, one selling apparel fabric and the other upholstery fabric. I was a little disappointed when I found out that they do not sell any Scandinavian fabrics. But, I discovered a quaint market opposite the road. A great place to grab a simple meal, some desserts or fresh fruits.
I made my first visit to Marimekko! So pardon me if I couldn’t control myself! I bought these cotton babies. The pink border fabric is a reprint from a 1960s classic design. The purple with deer is a panel print. The colors are MAGNIFICENT!
Design Museum Denmark was having an exhibition of Post-war British Textile and we were so blessed to be there! If only they re-produce some of these for sale!
The retro equipment and furniture. Love, love, love!
The sights! I love Copenhagen! It is truly a city where sightseeing is best done on foot and a canal boat tour is not to be missed!
Hope you enjoyed sightseeing with me today. Tomorrow, a new outfit post and the lace giveaway I promised before the trip. Meanwhile, have you checked out the theme for the Sew Weekly Reunion?
We are going to sew the fall 2013 color(s) which are absolutely gorgeous and hopefully we can all stash bust in the process. More than 80 ladies have signed up and I’m absolutely thrilled! So, do join us! Deadline for the reveal is 1 September.
Have a blessed week!