January 28, 2009

Thank you Christina and Cindy for nominating me as a Kreativ blogger. I’m very surprised and incredibly flattered 🙂 Since the great thing about the Kreativ nominations is that it helps bringing attention to new bloggers I’ll throw in some…

Sewing for kids

January 27, 2009

My toughest critic. So my youngest child is turning 7 in February and I want to sew her something as a present. But this actually makes me a bit nervous. The thing is that some of the stuff I’ve made…

How to achieve razor sharp patch pockets:

January 24, 2009

Getting the corners on jeans patch pockets looking even and crisp can be quite difficult, but with the help of paper templates the process becomes really simple and quick. Razor Sharp Patch Pockets Step 1. A paper template is basically…

Skinny black jeans

January 23, 2009

A couple of weeks ago I was prepared to toss this project in the bin, but after two dismal, and frankly demoralizing, visits to my favorite jeans store, I decided to give the jeans another try. This is my first…

The skinny jeans project

January 20, 2009

The dotted fabric is from Amy Butler and will be used as pocket and waist lining. I also plan to do some hand stitching, thus the red embroidery floss. The jeans fabric is a heavy weight stretch denim. I’ve finally…

Blouse with lace insert

January 14, 2009

The skinny jeans are on the backburner for a variety of reasons so I decided to dive into my stash and sew up this retro print rayon from Fashionista fabrics instead. The pattern is a reuse, I made it originally…

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