Sundress with oranges
I made a cute little sundress out of orange-patterned fabric by Elvelyckan. The Suuri Käsityö 7/2015 magazine had instructions to draft this dress.
My Empire dress
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.
Saraste dress from Breaking the Pattern
I already made the Sade blouse from the new book, Breaking the pattern, by Saara and Laura Huhta of Named clothing. My next make from this book was the Saraste dress. I love the frilly detail at the collar and I found just a perfect Atelier Brunette viscose fabric from Salapakka, Helsinki. Saraste pattern comes in three versions: a long-sleeved blouse, a shirt dress and a sleeveless top. The sizing goes from 1 to 9. After looking at the size chart, I chose to make the size 3 that corresponds to the European size 38 and the UK size 10. This ended up being the right choice for me, although…
Designing a jersey dress for my daughter
I designed a simple dress for my daughter and sewed it up using pretty heart-printed organic jersey from Paapii.
Designing a dress (part 2)
Here is how the wool dress I designed from the scratch ended up looking!
Designing a dress (part 1)
This is how I designed my winter dress by combining flat pattern cutting and draping.
Helmi dress with Spoonflower Cotton Poplin Ultra
I was lucky to be sponsored by Spoonflower to test their Cotton Poplin Ultra fabric so that I could share my experiences with you, my dear readers. To test the fabric I made Named clothing Helmi tunic dress.
Ruska dress from the new book: Breaking the pattern
I wanted to wear something designed by Named clothing to the launch party of their new book, Breaking the pattern. So, I made the Ruska dress from the book!
Pattern fitting and the red ramie dress (Lekala S4103)
I challenged myself to make my friend a well fitting dress that she could wear both at work and at parties. Lekala S4103 was a good starting point.
Rainbows and unicorns dress (Ottobre 1/2018 31. Viivat)
This jersey fabric by Shalmiak caught my daughter's attention at Ommel 2018 and she begged me to get it for her. It took some time to make the jersey into a dress but now finally my daughter has a dress she fancied.