Sew a camera insert for your handbag to turn your regular handbag into a camera bag! Here is an easy tutorial on how to make it!
Several of my readers have asked about my sewing machine. Which machine I use and what kind of features does it have. What machine would I recommend?
I have definitely bought wrong fabrics for wrong projects, bought too little or too much or paid too much. So, here is a list of 10 things I have learned.
Sewing pattern instructions tells you to use silk or crepe. The first is a fibre type and the second a type of a weave. Here's some help to the confusion.
If you are like me, you have accumulated hundreds of sewing patterns over the years. If you feel that your collection is out of control you can use my flowchart to organize your sewing patterns.
My winter wool coat project is slowly progressing. This time I cut the fabric and add some very important interfacings to support the coat fronts.
The winter dark can be deadly, so I thought ways to make my own reflectors. I made these reflective rose brooches that can be pinned to my coat fronts.
I show how I turned an old light bulb in to a nice hanging flower vase. Askartelin vanhasta hehkulampusta kivan roikkuvan yhden kukan maljakon.
I decided to make a case for my sewing scissors using leather. I have wanted to learn how to sew leather properly by hand. Finally, it wasn't very hard.
If you have ever looked at haute couture fashion shows, you have seen the breathtaking embroidery designs that combine thread, sequins and beads to create fantastic elaborate designs that decorate evening gowns, collars or perhaps jacket cuffs. In haute couture, those intricated patterns are created by hand. Sometimes whole skirts are full of intricate swirls of both beads and thread. How are those made?