This morning we woke up and the ground was white. I can hardly believe that we have snow at the beginning of November! Anyway, it was a perfect photo opportunity so I dressed up in my Victorian-inspired costume and headed outside. I threw on my Girasole shawl I knitted 10 years ago and it kept me warm. I have been wearing this Truly Victorian 1898 walking skirt a lot this autumn. It is super warm and comfortable and I love the long skirt swishing behind me. A few weeks ago I added a dark grey braid to protect the edge of the hem from wear. I realised that the Gertie…
This easy Ikea hack of mine combines the Ikea Råskog cart with the Ikea Jäll ironing board to make a movable small ironing cart with storage space.
I made a legform to fit my body shape. I used duct tape as a mould and filled the leg form with PU foam that is easy to acquire and makes a pinnable form.
I made a pair of cute leather sandals. This is a shoemaking project that doesn't require lasts, patterns or any expensive equipment, so read on!
I made a pair of red leather ballet flats with die cut decoration. This is my first ever leather shoemaking project and a successful one!
Käsityöhaasteena tuunattu kirjakori. - I solved my library book storage problem by painting and decorating a wooden bin I found from the Recycling center.
Here is how I arranged my tangled lingerie materials. I made spools out of cardboard and wrapped everything neatly. A bit of decoupage added prettiness.
Here are some ways you can make home cosmetics out of things that can mostly be found in your kitchen. It's fun, safe for kids and good for your skin!
Some time ago my husband spotted a pair of quality speakers on a flea market at a ridiculously low price and he bought them. I have nothing against a good sound quality but the worn cherry wood finish was not really something I wanted to see in our living room. After some thinking, I bought black woodgrain d-c-fix adhesive vinyl to cover the red cherry wood. I don’t know if I have ever used d-c-fix before but it was really easy to use. I removed part of the backing paper and just rolled it on my speakers, removing any bubbles with a plastic ruler. The vinyl was sturdy enough for…
Here are my tips on how to take great photos for your sewing blog.