Browsing Tag: sewing

sewing-tips-and-tricks
Sewing, Suomeksi, Tutorials

10 Sewing Tricks That You Didn’t Know

Some sewing tricks that make your life easier are never mentioned in any sewing book. They aren’t necessary expensive or require anything that you don’t already have in your closet. Here is my collection of 10 sewing tricks that I have found very useful…

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Sewing, Suomeksi, Tailoring, Tutorials

Padding and updating a dress form

Tiivistelmä suomeksi lopussa…Dress form is a fundamental tool for a dressmaker. Before I got my dress form about five years ago, I ruined numerous sewing project while trying to get them to fit me. I can honestly say that buying a dress form has saved me a lot of…

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make-your-own-sandra-skirt-free-tutorial
Sewing, Tutorials

Make your own Sandra skirt – a free sewing tutorial

I must admit that I love all kinds of circle skirts. Unlike pencil skirts they allow much more movement and are so much more comfortable. One day I saw this skirt on Pinterest and thought I could easily draft something similar. I made my first attempt and it got a…

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vintage-dressing-gown-eli-aamutakki
Sewing, Suomeksi

Vintage dressing gown
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Vintage aamutakki

During the colder months I often have eaten breakfast wrapped inside a blanket to keep warm. However, some decades ago there were more stylish options in the form of dressing gowns. When I saw this vintage dressing gown pattern, Advance number 953 from the 1940s at Etsy I couldn’t…

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nightgown-of-my-dreams
Sewing

Dreamy nightgown
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Unelmien yöpaita

Suomeksi alla…After I made this nightgown for S, I wanted to have something similar and romantic for myself. I tried to find a suitable pattern but failed. Finally I decided to design my own. I took a raglan sleeved dress as a basis and started pinning things on my…

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trench-coat-project-part-5
Sewing, Tailoring, Tutorials

Trench coat project part 5

The previous parts in my trench coat series can be found:Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4And… I know I promised to show the coat the next time I posted. However, this post became too long and I split it in two parts. No worries, though, I…

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new-named-stella-shirt
Patternreview, Sewing

The new Named clothing Stella shirt

This time I have sewn and tested the new Named clothing Stella shirt pattern. It is a relaxed fit kimono-sleeve raglan shirt with an unusual pointed collar. The narrow sleeve cuffs were folded up in an interesting way.The sizes range from EUR 32 to 50. I tried on…

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