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.
...there are still things that you can do to make your hobby even more environmentally friendly. So, here is my list of 10 tips for environmental sewing:
How to store your fabrics? There are different options and each of those are suitable for different purposes. Check out my tips and get free fabric tags!
The picture in the garment envelope or on the website looks nice. You are instantly transferred into day-dreams about Regency-era and imagine swishing around gardens in you empire waist ballgown surrounded by handsome gentlemen in their frock coats... Wait! Is this style something that you will actually venture out in?
How to make smarter choices when choosing the patterns, materials and techniques for your handmade wardrobe to avoid spending time and money on garments you never wear? What can I learn from my successes and failures?