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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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Ommel 2018: First day

I am tired but happy after my first day at Ommel 2018 festival. Ommel is a festival just for sewists here in Espoo. There are fabric shopping, lectures, courses and workshops and even a LAN party where the sewers can sew up until midnight and then sleep at the site…

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Fabric shopping in Helsinki

Helsinki offers a great selection of fabric shops and haberdasheries for a sewing enthusiast like me. As a local, I know the places for bargains and where to find the most gorgeous (and expensive!) couture silks for those once in a lifetime occasions. So if you are planning a trip…

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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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Named Earth Science sewing pattern collection

Today I headed for the launch of the new Fall/Winter collection of the Named clothing sewing pattern company. The collection is titled Earth Science and designed by the two sisters Saara and Laura Huhta who gave me a warm welcome to their small studio shop.These ladies were super…

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Trench coat plans

This post contains a few affiliate links. Clicking on them helps me to maintain this blog.I have been dreaming about sewing my own trench coat for a while. Now that my old one is starting to show some wear and tear I have really started planning. It was difficult…

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Kädentaitomessut – Arts & Crafts fair in Helsinki

In English below…Tänä viikonloppuna 21.4.-23.4. Helsingin Messukeskuksessa on Lapsimessut. Sen yhteydessä järjestettiin myös Kädentaitomessut ja pitihän sitä käydä katsastamassa, mitä herkkuja oli tarjolla. Ensimmäiseksi osuin Nuppu print companyn osastolle, jossa oli esillä heidän kankaitaan, paperituotteitaan ja lastenvaatteita. Pidin…