Browsing Category: Affiliates

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Affiliates, Embroidery, Tutorials

Couture explorer: Beading and tambour embroidery

If you have ever looked at haute couture fashion shows, you have seen the breathtaking embroidery designs that combine thread, sequins and beads to create fantastic elaborate designs that decorate evening gowns, collars or perhaps jacket cuffs. In haute couture, those intricated patterns are created by hand. Sometimes whole skirts…

bootstrapfashion-4261-ruffle-blouse
Affiliates, Patternreview, Sewing

Bootstrapfashion 4261 ruffle blouse

This Bootstrapfashion 4261 ruffle blouse is again part of my Sensible Sewing Challenge. It closely resembles the Lekala dress I made last year, except being a bit more fitted and having a key-hole neckline instead of a pleated one. (The Bootstrapfashion and Lekala are both official resellers of Leko…

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Affiliates, Sewing, Shopping

Ommel 2018: The second day

During my second day at Ommel 2018, I met so many amazing and creative people. I saw people learning new skills and show their makes and learned something new at the same time. And as you might have expected, I bought some more fabric…

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Affiliates, Other crafts, Sewing

Goldfish circus costume

I was inspired by my daughters spring circus performance theme, “Underwater animals”, to create her an unique gold fish circus costume. For once I could let my imagination run wild and this is what I came up with…

me-made-may-18
Affiliates, Shopping

Me Made May ’18

I, Katja Kuitunen of withmyhandsdream.com and @katja.kuitunen, sign up as a participant in Me-Made-May ’18. I endeavour to wear a me-made top and a bottom or a dress everyday for the month of May. I will also try to create two whole outfits (top+bottom…

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