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Sew Over It Penny dress

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random-triangle-quilt

Random triangle quilt

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kirppis
Suomeksi, Uncategorized

Kirppis

Kaappini pursuavat itsetehtyjä vaatteita, joita en käytä enää ja joita en mahdu säilyttämään. Lisäsin blogin yhteyteen pienen nettikirppissivun, jotta luomukseni saisivat uuden kodin…

sew-over-it-rosie-skirt-for-the-spring
Sewing

Sew Over It Rosie skirt for the spring

I made a skirt version of the Sew Over It Rosie dress using a beautiful floral fabric. However, this make wasn’t so successful. I ended up estimating my size wrong and then damaged the front of the skirt by ripping a thread with a sharp pin…

random-triangle-quilt
Quilting, Sewing

Random triangle quilt

Our living room needed some brightening and I decided to make a random triangle quilt to replace the old and ratty wool blanket. I selected a bunch of black and white, gray and mustard yellow fabrics to suit our living room colours. This being only my second quilting project I…

violette-field-threads-hazel-pinafore
Patternreview, Sewing

Violette Field Threads Hazel pinafore

I made my daughter S and her friend E matching Hazel pinafores using the pattern by Violette Field Threads. This is a skirt pattern with lots of options to add a pinafore, an apron or different decorations in the form of ruffles and bows…

oldies-retro-coats-from-tablecloths
Sewing

Oldies: Retro jackets from tablecloths

I sewed these retro jackets about 8 years ago for my son and my daughter wore them after him. I made the both jackets with matching caps out of old tablecloths I found from flea markets.What I love about this kind of retro projects is the pattern matching. The…

from-dress-to-a-blouse
Sewing

From dress to a blouse Simplicity 1587 pattern hack

Immediately after seeing the Simplicity 1587 pattern I fell in love with the bodice. After I made the dress I started wondering if I could turn the pattern into a blouse. I used a well-fitting blouse pattern as a guide to draw a pattern for the lower half of…

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Sewing

Raindrop winter dress (Ottobre 04/2017 12.)

I had bought this nice knit fabric with colourful raindrop pattern to make something for my daughter. I chose the Shy Bear dress pattern from Ottobre 04/2017 that I like a lot…

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Check out my interview at PatternReview.com

Laura from PatternReview.com contacted me late December to ask me if I wanted to be interviewed for a Member in Focus blog post they publish every month. I was very flattered by this request and said yes! The interview was published today…

orageuse-prague-blouse
Patternreview, Sewing

Prague blouse by Orageuse

I tested the newest pattern from the French sewing company Orageuse. This long-sleeved loose-fitted blouse pattern has a turtleneck collar with buttons in the back and an optional deep v-neck opening in front. I made my version out of floral polyester satin…

my-blue-melilot-blouse
Sewing

My blue Mélilot blouse

This dark blue Liberty Tana Lawn has been waiting in my stash for a while. Finally I decided to make another Mélilot blouse using one of my favourite patterns by Deer & Doe…

i-am-orion-blouse-with-a-hack
Patternreview, Sewing

I am Orion blouse with a hack

I made the I am Orion blouse that is a loose fitted top with a Peter Pan collar. I really liked the pattern but wanted to make sure that my white collar stayed white. So instead of sewing the collar on my blouse I made an old fashioned dickey that…

winter-pajamas-talvipyjama
In English, Sewing, Suomeksi

Winter pajamas – talvipyjama

I made myself a set of warm winter pyjamas. I modified the flannel trousers pattern from the Closet Case patterns’ Carolyn pajamas and made a t-shirt top using the shortened McCall’s M6886 jersey dress pattern…

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