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Sewing, Suomeksi, Tutorials

10 Sewing Tricks That You Didn’t Know

Some sewing tricks that make your life easier are never mentioned in any sewing book. They aren’t necessary expensive or require anything that you don’t already have in your closet. Here is my collection of 10 sewing tricks that I have found very useful…

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Sewing, Suomeksi, Tailoring, Tutorials

Padding and updating a dress form

Tiivistelmä suomeksi lopussa…Dress form is a fundamental tool for a dressmaker. Before I got my dress form about five years ago, I ruined numerous sewing project while trying to get them to fit me. I can honestly say that buying a dress form has saved me a lot of…

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Sewing, Tutorials

Make your own Sandra skirt – a free sewing tutorial

I must admit that I love all kinds of circle skirts. Unlike pencil skirts they allow much more movement and are so much more comfortable. One day I saw this skirt on Pinterest and thought I could easily draft something similar. I made my first attempt and it got a…

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Sewing, Tailoring, Tutorials

Trench coat project part 5

The previous parts in my trench coat series can be found:Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4And… I know I promised to show the coat the next time I posted. However, this post became too long and I split it in two parts. No worries, though, I…

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Sewing, Tutorials

My mix-and-match autumn dress with some piping fun

The schools have started and that means it is officially autumn here in Finland. I have been looking for a perfect dress pattern for the dress I have held in my imagination but for vain. In my mind, I had an image of a floral dress with a gathered skirt…

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