It was time for me to practice my pattern drafting skills and I decided to make a vintage-inspired fit-and-flare dress out of rusty orange ramie fabric.
Tutorial on how to make a ironing board cover and chatting about the upcoming Ommel festival.
I sewed the Lizzie skirt by Sew Over It.To make matters more interesting I decided to learn how to make a couture waistband with a Petersham ribbon.
I am making a modern version of a 19th century pattern. This allows me a chance to learn to flat line a skirt and to make hand felled seams. Learn with me!
Sew a camera insert for your handbag to turn your regular handbag into a camera bag! Here is an easy tutorial on how to make it!
I have definitely bought wrong fabrics for wrong projects, bought too little or too much or paid too much. So, here is a list of 10 things I have learned.
If you are like me, you have accumulated hundreds of sewing patterns over the years. If you feel that your collection is out of control you can use my flowchart to organize your sewing patterns.
I show how I turned an old light bulb in to a nice hanging flower vase. Askartelin vanhasta hehkulampusta kivan roikkuvan yhden kukan maljakon.
If you have ever looked at haute couture fashion shows, you have seen the breathtaking embroidery designs that combine thread, sequins and beads to create fantastic elaborate designs that decorate evening gowns, collars or perhaps jacket cuffs. In haute couture, those intricated patterns are created by hand. Sometimes whole skirts are full of intricate swirls of both beads and thread. How are those made?
I designed this handy little bag that can easily be carried or fastened onto your purse. It fits the plastic box with a lid from Clas Ohlson that is about 19 cm long, 15 cm wide and 9 cm tall.