How I made my legform aka Holly the Halfling
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.
How I made a pair of leather sandals
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!
Making red leather ballet flats
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!
Tuunattu kirjakori – Painted book storage bin
Käsityöhaasteena tuunattu kirjakori. - I solved my library book storage problem by painting and decorating a wooden bin I found from the Recycling center.
Cardboard spools for sewing organization
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!
Pimp my speakers with d-c-fix vinyl
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…
Photography tips for a sewist
Here are my tips on how to take great photos for your sewing blog.
DIY flower vase from an upcycled light bulb – Kukkamaljakko hehkulampusta
I show how I turned an old light bulb in to a nice hanging flower vase. Askartelin vanhasta hehkulampusta kivan roikkuvan yhden kukan maljakon.
Bracelets – rannekoruja
I made some bracelets using both glass, metal, acai and buri-beads strung into elastic cord. The design came out in accident but I like it.