Browsing Tag: skirts

hazel-skirt-sewing
Sewing

Hazel skirt

This was a one quick project for my daughter. I found a small remnant piece of this lovely bright floral cotton and I immediately saw it as a spring skirt. I had the lovely Hazel skirt pattern that I used to make pinafores for my daughter and her friend. This…

sew-over-it-rosie-skirt-for-the-spring
Sewing

Sew Over It Rosie skirt for the spring

I made a skirt version of the Sew Over It Rosie dress using a beautiful floral fabric. However, this make wasn’t so successful. I ended up estimating my size wrong and then damaged the front of the skirt by ripping a thread with a sharp pin…

violette-field-threads-hazel-pinafore
Patternreview, Sewing

Violette Field Threads Hazel pinafore

I made my daughter S and her friend E matching Hazel pinafores using the pattern by Violette Field Threads. This is a skirt pattern with lots of options to add a pinafore, an apron or different decorations in the form of ruffles and bows…

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…

tartan-circle-skirt-and-a-bow-top
Sewing

Tartan circle skirt and a bow top

My coat is coming along nicely, but while I am still busy with it, I’ll post some pics of the outfit I made last spring. I did not post it then since it suits better for the autumn.the circle skirtThis skirt is a basic circle skirt I…

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Sewing

Another Lekala #5088 pencil skirt

The free Lekala #5088 was such a great pattern that I made two in one go. (If you have not seen the previous one, click here). This time I used a completely different fabric and added an exposed zipper at the back.I found this fabric as a short bolt…

vanessa-pouzet-wanted-t-shirt-and-some-stash-busting-skirts
Sewing

Vanessa Pouzet Wanted t-shirt and some stash busting skirts

Hello again! I have been optimistic about the weather turning sunny and spent some rainy days trying out a t-shirt pattern by Vanessa Pouzet that I have been eyeing for a while. Wanted is a form fitting t-shirt with a square neckline. The pattern is unfortunately only in…

takin-lizzie-to-the-seaside
Sewing

Taking Lizzie to the seaside

The pattern of this fabric caught my attention immediately when I saw it online at Abakhan Fabrics Eesti. Since it was on sale I ordered the whole rest of the fabric which was just 130 cm. I was slightly disappointed to notice that the fabric had a small (ink?) stain…

summer-zinnias-and-melilot-aka-my-trusted-pattern-friends
Sewing

Summer Zinnias and Mélilot aka my trusted pattern friends

I have mentioned that I like the Colette Zinnia skirt pattern very much and that I have made it four times. (Check the two other times here and here.) Thus far, I haven’t had time to take proper images of the two summer ones but here they are at…

something-classic-out-of-boundless-style
Sewing

Something classic out of Boundless Style

I bought this book by Kristiann Boos of Victory Patterns already when it came out 2015 but I haven’t really sewn anything out of it: I loved the idea of a pattern book where everything mixes and matches with everything else and you can pick and choose the skirt…

granville-shirt-and-a-skirt
Sewing

Granville shirt and a skirt

Granville shirt from Sewaholic is nowadays my go-to shirt pattern. Before this pattern, I wasn’t very comfortable sewing a shirt, but the instructions were so detailed that I now have the instructions printed out and I usually look at them even when sewing shirts from other patterns.I…

pandas-wrist-warmers-and-a-suspender-skirt
Knitting, Sewing

Pandas, wrist warmers and a suspender skirt

One of the S’s favourite blouses is the yellow one that I made of soft cotton lawn since it has a pattern of cute little pandas on it. The pattern for the blouse comes from Yoshiko Tsukioris wonderful book Girly style wardrobe. Now that I’m leafing through the…

roses-stripes-and-a-useful-sewing-trick-for-piping
Sewing, Tutorials

Roses, stripes and a useful sewing trick for piping

I just could not resist the powder pink stretch cotton with black and white roses when I saw it in the fabric shop. I feel increasingly girly now that spring has arrived and this fabric just shouted “Make a skirt out of me!”. So I did.I used again the…

my-favourite-zinnia-and-the-pussy-bow-blouse
Sewing

My favourite Zinnia and the Pussy Bow blouse

This time I want to show you two of my favourite self-made garments. I already mentioned previously that I have made several skirts using Colette Zinnia pattern. This is my favourite one for winter – in fact, I’m wearing it right now!I have used this tweed fabric a…

lizzie-skirt-from-sew-over-it
Sewing

Lizzie skirt from Sew Over It

The newest pattern from Sew Over It caught my eye immediately. I was only waiting for a right kind of fabric. Then one day I was going through the discount section in a small fabric shop in Helsinki and found a bit damaged end of roll wool crepe in a…

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