Today we are on celebratory mood for Finland has its 100th birthday. In the evening we will light candles and eat a big diner. We baked blue and white blueberry-coconut muffins for dessert. Here is the recipe: Blueberry-coconut muffins 125 g butter 2 dl sugar 2 eggs 5 dl flour 1 dl coconut flakes 1 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla sugar 1 1/4 dl coconut milk 1 dl frozen blueberries Beat the butter and sugar together. Add the eggs while beating continuously. Add the dry ingredients that have been mixed together. Add the coconut milk and mix. Finally carefully mix the frozen blueberries in. The dough makes 12…
Aurora top has a slouchy fit through the body and dolman sleeve, and a fitted long lower sleeve. I made mine out of black roma ponte with patterned insets.
Marble Lake green jacquard elevates the Burda young 6650 skirt into new heights. The pleats add volume and drama to this skirt perfect for the winter party season. In collaboration with myfabrics.co.uk.
I tested the Sew Over It Betty dress pattern. I made a dress out of beautiful blue floral cotton poplin in size 10. I will definitely use this easy pattern again!
Talven juhlakauden koittaessa jokainen tyttö tarvitsee juhlavan mekon. Eurokangas lahjoitti minulle ystävällisesti kankaita ja ompelumateriaaleja ja niistä syntyikin sitten upea asu kaikkiin vuodenvaihteen rientoihin.
I made the Vado Designs custom-fit Classic Fit Men's Shirt from Bootrapfashion.com for my father. I finally found out a good method for sleeve plackets.
I made the Tilly and the Buttons Coco sweater out of white knit fabric. To make the sweater special I added pearl and gold coloured beading.
My daughters friend E has been looking at the dresses I make for S and and asked me to make a similar dress for herself, too. This gave me an opportunity to test my Maiden of Finland dress pattern again. Since E was a little taller than S and the winter is coming, I made her a size bigger, so that it will be perfect for next summer. Following E’s wishes, I left out the collar. I again used gorgeous cotton from Nuppu print company. The fabric in E’s dress is called Näsiä. S got a new dress, too! The fabric in S’s dress is called Sydäntalvi. Due to the big pattern…
I sewed a ruffled wool coat for my daughter and lined it with thick quilted and wadded fabric. The pattern was from the Finnish magazine Suuri Käsityö.
I made Ottobre design 06-2012 40. Klassikko duffle coat for my son. This project was not an easy make but both me and my son are happy with the result.