Making many buttonholes quickly

April 5, 2009

Thank you for all the lovely comments on my pants! Today I want to expand a bit on the topic of the numerous buttonholes by showing how I did it – using my machine’s automatic 1-step buttonhole function. This method…

Fabric Facts – Treatments

April 3, 2009

Blast from the past. 80’s jeans washes has made a huge comeback this season. These pairs are from Cheap Monday. Sanforized, sand washed, enzyme washed, mercerized. We have all seen those descriptions on both fabrics and clothes, but what exactly…

Pant sew-along – Progress at last

March 30, 2009

Fabric cut: CheckFabric notched and interfaced: Check26 buttonholes sewn: Check Okay, I still got miles to go, but at least the ball is rolling again. There are some question marks regarding some things now that I’ve cut out the pants…

Fabric Fact – Silk

March 27, 2009

Bridal silks from the fabric store Gårda textil in Göteborg. The subject this week is silk, which is a pretty weird way of producing a fabric when you think about it. But not as mind boggling as the latest trend…

Day dreaming

March 19, 2009

Maybe one of these posters could hang in my new sewing area? Currently my days revolves around work, moving/packing up and not much else. I’m getting pretty exhausted so to keep my spirits up I’ve started to day dream a…

Fabric Facts – Linen

March 13, 2009

The flax plant. Isn’t the blue colour of the flax flowers beautiful? Yes, it’s that time of the week again. This time I’ll talk about linen which is a wonderful fabric to wear on warm summer days, but it can…

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