with my hands – Dream
  • Knitting,  My projects,  Sewing,  Suomeksi

    10 Questions challenge

    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.

  • Doodles,  My projects

    Sewing and doodles #3

    So, according to these fitting instructions I’ll need a full seat adjustment, a flat seat adjustment, a thin thigh adjustment, a full thigh adjustment, a short crotchadjustment, a long crotch adjustment, a full tummy adjustment, a low butt adjustment, knock knees adjustment and a sway back adjustment... Should I call a doctor?

  • My projects,  Paper crafts,  Tutorials

    Make your own sewist’s notebook! (Free printable templates!)

    Update: I have collected all the Sewist’s notebook related templates and posts on one page. There you can find also more templates the number of which will grow in the future! I have been working with something special for you, my dear readers! I often get ideas of future sewing projects while I’m sitting on a bus or in bed just falling asleep. I have started wishing there was a way to quickly take notes or make a sketch for not to forget the idea. There are some amazing croquis pads for designers available but after browsing the selection available online, I was convinced that none of the options were…

  • Knitting,  My projects,  Sewing

    Pandas, wrist warmers and a suspender skirt

    One of the S’s favourite blouses is the yellow one that I made of soft cotton lawn since it has a pattern of cute little pandas on it. The pattern for the blouse comes from Yoshiko Tsukioris wonderful book Girly style wardrobe. Now that I’m leafing through the book once more, I don’t understand why this is the only pattern I’ve sewed from this book. The book is so full of super cute dresses and tunics! The suspender skirt pattern I got from here. Since the pattern contained only rectangular pieces there wasn’t a pattern sheet, only the measurements, that were enough. Originally the suspenders weren’t sewn into place but were…