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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Scrap bucket

Scrap bucket

This month is Scrap buster month in Sew, Mama, Sew! blog, and they have so many great projects for fabric scraps. After browsing on those wonderful projects, I got inspired by this bucket and made my own version. The bucket uses scraps of Ikea fabrics that seemed to have never stopped overflowing my sewing room.Continue Reading →

Mini wallet revision!

As pointed out by omelay, I made some mistakes in the measurement of mini wallet tutorial. There are differences on the measurements of piece B1 and B2 between the preparation page and diagram page. Please refer to the diagram for the right measurement. I’ve also revised the pdf tutorial, so the link is now pointingContinue Reading →

Etsy front pages and other thing

Etsy front pages and other thing

I just found out that my madras dress and one of these reversible bags were featured in different Etsy front pages a few days ago. There they are, first one on second row and first one on third row! They are my first Etsy front pages, ans since I don’t update my shop too often,Continue Reading →

Wallet tutorial

Wallet tutorial

Here’s the tutorial for these wallets! The tutorial includes two variation of the closure, one with tab and velcro and the other with fabric loop and button. For the tutorial, I made a pair of wallets from pink Japanese cotton fabrics, one in polkadot and the other one in floral pattern. The beige linings areContinue Reading →

(Another) Striped T-shirt

(Another) Striped T-shirt

It has been quite sometime since I made clothes for my husband. Sometimes I feel a bit guilty about it, I want to make many things for him, but it’s that he doesn’t need any more clothes that he already has now. He takes care of his clothes and of course he doesn’t grow upContinue Reading →

Happy birthday Papa!

Happy birthday Papa!

Today is my husband’s birthday! \(^.^)/ Sidra had been saying that he wanted to learn sewing, so I suggested that he sewed something for Papa’s birthday present. He excitedly agreed, and we went to the nearest fabric store. Sidra picked this loose weaving red and blue fabric, put it on himself and looked into theContinue Reading →

Boxy pouch – Fuchsia and yellow

Boxy pouch – Fuchsia and yellow

After teaching my friends how to make some boxy pouches, I got inspired and made one myself. This is such a nice little project, the fabric is IKEA scraps I had in my stash with yellow lining inside, yellow zipper, and yellow cotton webbing for the handle. I still have like tons of fabric scrapsContinue Reading →

Boxy pouches for sewing session

Boxy pouches for sewing session

Aren’t these pouches so pretty? But these are not made by me. Today we had another sewing session at my friend’s house as they wanted to learn making these boxy pouches. I’m always a bit nervous about teaching something to people, I’m afraid my explanations wouldn’t be clear enough or they wouldn’t understand. These friendsContinue Reading →

Mini wallet tutorial

Mini wallet tutorial

Yay I finished it! This is the tutorial for the mini wallet in this post. For the tutorial, I made a pair of mini wallets in Japanese cotton with colorful houses pattern on it. I really enjoyed making them and the tutorial. The tutorial for the bigger wallets is still in progress, and it willContinue Reading →

Wallets!

Wallets!

Several friends of mine wanted to learn to make these linen wallets, but since I’ve never taken notes while making things, I had forgotten how to make them. Duh! So I made another wallet to remind myself back, taking proper notes this time. This one is pretty much the same as my previous wallet, theContinue Reading →

Two batik dresses

Two batik dresses

I had a bit of irritation in my eyes from contact lenses and doctor told me to give my eyes some rest and not wearing contacts for at least two week. Yaiks! I’m so used to wearing contact lenses that I wear them all day, so I don’t have a proper eyeglasses for my minusContinue Reading →

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