Browsing Tag: women

finally-a-pair-of-trousers-that-fit
Sewing, Tailoring

Finally a pair of trousers that fits!

This black pair is the first actual pair of trousers that I am happy with. I started from an old pair of wide linen trousers that fitted me quite well and I traced the pattern from them. I made a toile and after some small adjustments I got a good…

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…

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…

named-quinn-shirt
Patternreview, Sewing

Named Quinn shirt

The Quinn shirt by Named collection was a pattern that I got for free with the new Stella raglan blouse pattern. The pattern was in Finnish but it is available also in English. It is a relaxed fit button-up with some interesting details. The button placket is shorter than…

autumn-cami-dress
Sewing

Autumn Cami dress

Today I went for a walk in Helsinki and climbed up to the Uspenski Cathetral hill. It was a bit chilly without a jacket but I wanted still to take pictures of my autumn Cami dress. It is an older make but I have never managed to get good pictures…

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…

my-mix-and-match-autumn-dress-with-some-piping-fun
Sewing, Tutorials

My mix-and-match autumn dress with some piping fun

The schools have started and that means it is officially autumn here in Finland. I have been looking for a perfect dress pattern for the dress I have held in my imagination but for vain. In my mind, I had an image of a floral dress with a gathered skirt…