The fabric company Mereen opened a new shop in Helsinki and I visited the opening party. I couldn't leave without new, lovely fabric.
I made a pair of red leather ballet flats with die cut decoration. This is my first ever leather shoemaking project and a successful one!
During the third and the last day of the Ommel 2019 sewing festival I attended the course on e-textiles and S got to do some shopping of her own.
This is my uptake of my second day at the Ommel 2019 sewing festival which included a fashion show, some serious fabric shopping and meeting people.
Today was finally the long expected opening of the Ommel 2019 sewing festival here in my home city of Espoo. Together with over 50 volunteers, I spend a big part of Thursday building the festival: carrying stuff, threading sewing machines, hanging signs, whatever was needed to welcome the thousands of…
The Ommel festival is held this weekend at Espoo. I will be there learning, shopping and meeting wonderful people. I'd be delighted to meet you!
I sewed an Empire or Regency style dress using a pattern by Sense & Sensibility. Now, after completing my whole outfit I took part in a historical picnic.
I am building my Regency/Empire outfit. Now I have finished my stays, a bodiced petticoat and a bonnet. Only my gown is still missing.
I made my daughter a Regency or Empire style outfit: a dress, a bonnet (a free pattern included!), bloomers and slippers. Read how it all came together.
I am super excited that I have finally learned how to make proper shoes at home and I can’t wait to make more of them! I acquired the lasts on last Friday and it took about one day to make this first pair of proper ballet flats. As you may…