The beginning of the New Year is a good time for reflection. I have been spending a lot of time thinking about what I do and why I do it. From these thoughts arose these 10 questions. I decided to challenge all sewers, knitters, crafters etc. to answer 10 questions about their hobby! Below are the questions.
As the year begins to close I look back to all the things I have sewn and the wonderful projects I have seen online. I can't even count the number of garments I have made, but some of them have been more successful than others. Here is my collection of 10 sewing patterns that have really caught my attention this year.
This time I made a red floral viscose blouse using my modified Lekala 4420 pattern. I modified the pattern further by adding a red chiffon pussy bow collar.
I love to do Christmas baking with my kids. I have made all of us aprons so that our clothes stay more or less flour free while we make gingerbread cookies and traditional star-shaped plum tarts.
I think that this red Moneta dress is one of my most favourite makes for this year! I am wearing it right now and it is super comfortable but still cute and the colour brightens my day.
I have made my second Moneta dress using the popular Colette pattern. I used navy viscose jersey and made one size bigger than the last time which improved the fit. My coverstitch machine now works and made the project much more fun.
I collected a long list of sewing pattern companies here.
I am patterns have quite unique style that is both modern, graphic and still very wearable. I decided to try the Sirius top that has an unusual pleated back detail.
Today we are on celebratory mood for Finland has its 100th birthday. In the evening we will light candles and eat a big diner. We baked blue and white blueberry-coconut muffins for dessert. Here is the recipe: Blueberry-coconut muffins 125 g butter 2 dl sugar 2 eggs 5 dl flour 1 dl coconut flakes 1 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla sugar 1 1/4 dl coconut milk 1 dl frozen blueberries Beat the butter and sugar together. Add the eggs while beating continuously. Add the dry ingredients that have been mixed together. Add the coconut milk and mix. Finally carefully mix the frozen blueberries in. The dough makes 12…
I made my son a young gentleman's party outfit that consists of a pair of trousers, a vest and a stylish shirt.