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Sewing

Happy May Day with TV dress

Sometimes ideas just hit me when I come across unusual materials. A while ago a soft plastic storage unit that was hanging in our cleaning closet and storing our wrapping paper broke down. As I was transferring all the stuff to a new one I looked at the plastic pockets…

cezembre-blouse
Sewing

Cézembre blouse

This blouse is something that I have completely forgotten to post here. It is by a French pattern designer Anne Kerdilè and can be found here. I have actually made this blouse twice. At first I made the smallest size but after finishing it I realised that it was just…

granville-shirt-and-a-skirt
Sewing

Granville shirt and a skirt

Granville shirt from Sewaholic is nowadays my go-to shirt pattern. Before this pattern, I wasn’t very comfortable sewing a shirt, but the instructions were so detailed that I now have the instructions printed out and I usually look at them even when sewing shirts from other patterns.I…

suomi-neito-maiden-of-finland-dress-and-leggings
Sewing

Suomi-neito (Maiden of Finland) dress and leggings

I have been seriously considering making sewing patterns from scratch for a while. I already have enough sewing experience and I have basic patterns for children that can be used as basis for measurements. After I found this Nuppu print company’s Lumipallo cotton I immediately saw it transformed as…

trench-coat-plans
Sewing, Shopping

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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Shopping

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…

pandas-wrist-warmers-and-a-suspender-skirt
Knitting, Sewing

Pandas, wrist warmers and a suspender skirt

One of the S’s favourite blouses is the yellow one that I made of soft cotton lawn since it has a pattern of cute little pandas on it. The pattern for the blouse comes from Yoshiko Tsukioris wonderful book Girly style wardrobe. Now that I’m leafing through the…

sewing-space-organization
Sewing

Sewing space organization

I feel lucky to have a dedicated space for my sewing and crafting hobby after years of sewing on the kitchen table. It was only last summer that I got tired of not having a suitable sewing table and I dragged old inherited Lundia bookshelves out of our basement and…

the-quest-for-the-ultimate-pants-part-1
Sewing

The quest for the Ultimate pants (part 1)

I vividly remember the first pair of trousers I made. They were shorts we had to sew at school and made of horrendous bright blue patterned quilting cotton. We had to use pattern that was too big for at least for me (I was about 12 years old and super…

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Sewing, Tutorials

Roses, stripes and a useful sewing trick for piping

I just could not resist the powder pink stretch cotton with black and white roses when I saw it in the fabric shop. I feel increasingly girly now that spring has arrived and this fabric just shouted “Make a skirt out of me!”. So I did.I used again the…

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