For some time I have been thinking of adding electronics into garments.. Last summer I took an e-textile course and this hoodie was a direct result of it.
Testissä Fabrikingin bambujoustocollege ja Ottobre 1/2013 36. Pitcher -takin kaava. I tested the Fabriking bamboo French Terry and made an Ottobre 1/2013 36. Pitcher jacket.
I decided to draft my own pattern for a boys teeshirt that would fit my son. My son then got to choose the jersey prints and got two unique teeshirts.
This vinyl print tee-shirt is a product of my son's imagination, my husband's drawing talent and my sewing skills.
I can finally reveal the garments I made for three little boys on my Christmas gift list. All the patterns were from the Ottobre design magazine.
My son liked this snowmobile print organic jersey from Paapii and I turned it into a teeshirt, some tube scarfs and a hat.
The Ottobre design magazine 4/2018 19. Space adventurer was a good basic t-shirt pattern for my son. I also had enough fabric to make a matching hat.
I made another pair of Ottobre Marley shorts for my son who seems to have outgrown all his old pairs. This time I added more pockets and bright coloured topstitching.
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 big patterns from the 60s and the 70s are both a challenge and an inspiration. The look of the garment changes completely by placing the pattern pieces on the fabric in a different way. The pattern for these jackets came from vintage Elsebeth Gynther’s pattern book called Ompele Lapselle (translated from a Danish book: Börnetöj du selv kan sy). I…
I made my son a young gentleman's party outfit that consists of a pair of trousers, a vest and a stylish shirt.