The last Japanese skirt

The last Japanese skirt

Back in 2014 my husband had to travel to Japan and he came back with some some awesome fabrics. With the black fabric I made a Chinese style shirt, which sounds great but was not very comfortable to wear. The…

The Circle Skirts

The Circle Skirts

Spring cleaning has its advantages.  All of a sudden I had the urge to purge and tidy my “sewing” closet. I was sick of seeing the same fabrics around and not doing anything with them. For example, a few years…

Sewing galore!

Sewing galore!

My parents are visiting us for a couple of weeks and somehow my mum and I have managed to tackle a bunch of sewing projects, some of which I had put away for months. First it was a dress that…

Lined scarf finished

Lined scarf finished

A quick update on Tomás’s Christmas scarf: I went with Katie’s suggestion to have it lined and I am happy I did for two main reasons. 1. The scarf curled and curled like a worm high on caffeine, even after…

Growth chart

Growth chart

When we were little my dad would measure me and my siblings on a long piece of wallpaper that he would roll when not in use and just stick to the wall to measure us. He would then write down…

A new hobby

A new hobby

“A new hobby” as if I didn’t have enough with all the sewing! Last November a friend of Ana’s gave her a loom for her birthday. It was a cute set, with three different size looms, plenty of yarn and an…

Felt flowers and more

Felt flowers and more

I hadn’t planned to work with felt, it just happened. I wanted to replace a frayed flower in a girl’s dress and felt just seemed an easy to work with and durable material. Ana and I bought thick threads, beads and…