Browsing Tag: dresses

floral-maiden-of-finland-dresses-for-girls
Sewing, Suomeksi

Floral dresses for girls

My daughters friend E has been looking at the dresses I make for S and and asked me to make a similar dress for herself, too. This gave me an opportunity to test my Maiden of Finland dress pattern again. Since E was a little taller than S and the…

autumn-cami-dress
Sewing

Autumn Cami dress

Today I went for a walk in Helsinki and climbed up to the Uspenski Cathetral hill. It was a bit chilly without a jacket but I wanted still to take pictures of my autumn Cami dress. It is an older make but I have never managed to get good pictures…

my-mix-and-match-autumn-dress-with-some-piping-fun
Sewing, Tutorials

My mix-and-match autumn dress with some piping fun

The schools have started and that means it is officially autumn here in Finland. I have been looking for a perfect dress pattern for the dress I have held in my imagination but for vain. In my mind, I had an image of a floral dress with a gathered skirt…

shy-bear-dress-ottobre-042017-12
Patternreview, Sewing

Shy Bear dress (Ottobre 04/2017 12.)

The schools start on Thursday next week here in Finland and my first-grader is waiting for her first school day enthusiastically. I found some really nice jerseys at Eurokangas and wanted to make something cool and modern but still comfortable. I chose the Ottobre 04/2017 12. Shy bear…

my-moneta-dress
Patternreview, Sewing

My moneta dress

OK. I am probably the last sewing blogger on Earth that makes the Colette Patterns’ Moneta dress. I have admired all the dresses others have made but it took some time for me to purchase this pattern, since I was more into woven fabrics. I have, however, a great need…

a-dress-for-my-first-grader
Sewing

A dress for my first-grader

Hello all!My little girl is not so little anymore and she is starting school this autumn. Although it is still July my thoughts are already in the autumn and I have started to plan clothes for the cooler months. S has grown several inches since the spring and I…

tilly-and-the-buttons-coco-dress
Patternreview, Sewing

Blue and white Coco

Hello again! I was craving something easy and straightforward to sew for once, so I got out this nice cotton jersey and decided to make it into a casual dress for myself using Tilly and the buttons Coco dress pattern.Quite a while ago I bought the Coco and used…

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