Historical sewing and classic tailoring are close relatives. So, I decided to combine a block from 1912 with classic tailoring methods to make a waistcoat.
This is my B5813 hack with wide v-neckline, button-up closure and lace trim details. On my second use of this pattern I also made changes to the fit.
I practiced my trouser-fitting skills and made the Sara chinos by Mönsterfabriken using cotton chambray fabric. Who doesn't love trousers with big pockets!
I love Victorian fashion and this time I collaborated with Minerva Crafts and made this M2045 Victorian blouse with puffed sleeves and pintucks.
After I saw Emily Blunt wearing the beautiful dotty blouse in the film Mary Poppins returns I decided to make myself one with B6563 pattern by Gertie.
I made my husband a tee-shirt from the book Sy! Urban collection by Jenny Hellström. The Mereen "Usva" cotton jersey was perfect for this make.
Tutorial on how to make a ironing board cover and chatting about the upcoming Ommel festival.
I continued my shoemaking adventures and made a pair of ballet flats with real rubber soles. Read about what worked and what I still want to improve.
Otin osaa Eurokankaan ja Burdan sponsoroimaan viskoosihaasteeseen ja ompelin tällaisen kesäisen hameen.
I made my first pair of indoor ballet flats using the pattern from Living DIY Style. I used the lovely floral fabric from Nuppu Print Company.