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Shrink plastic keychains

Shrink plastic keychains

I found these sheets of shrink plastic in a 100 yen store for, uh, obviously, 100 yen each. These are basically flexible plastic sheets which, when heated in an oven, shrink to small hard plates without altering their color or shape. Each package contain one A5 (148 × 210 mm) size plastic sheet, two B6 (125Continue Reading →

Red surprise!

Red surprise!

I just got back from the supermarket when I found this red envelope waiting behind the door. Judging from the red crispy paper, black stitches, and brownish label, you would have thought that it was a secret message from the magical world. Well, it is kinda true, because the red package was a surprise fromContinue Reading →

Short scarf

Short scarf

I’ve used this pattern to make a long grey scarf from 3 skeins of wool tweed yarn. There’s something about the pattern that makes knitting it very enjoyable, so I wanted to make another. This time I make a short scarf from one skein of Noro silk garden lite yarn, knitted with 4 mm needles.Continue Reading →

Time flies

Time flies

It’s our wedding anniversary today and we went someplace nice to celebrate it. Can’t believe it has been already a year since the day ^.^

Featured in German Burda Modemagazin!

Featured in German Burda Modemagazin!

A few months ago, I got an email from Burdastyle that they wanted to feature this ‘Sailor-collar jacket and wide-legged pants’ in the German fashion sewing magazine, Burda mode, for a section about fashionable kids creation. So I sent them the picture as requested. This morning, Burdastyle sent me two scanned pages of the magazineContinue Reading →

Bather bunny brooch

Bather bunny brooch

The problem with having a kid in the house is you get a lot of outgrown clothes in such a short time. I can give them away if the conditions are still good, and use the stained ones as rags. But there’s still too many of them, and I don’t need that much of ragsContinue Reading →

Apron and bandanna set

Apron and bandanna set

Before leaving kindergarten and entering entering elementary school next April, Sidra and his classmates will cook lunch for the whole school next week. For this occasion, the kids have to wear apron and bandanna which have to be submitted to school by tomorrow. I didn’t have the chance to buy fabrics because I still gotContinue Reading →

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