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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Stylish Dress Book 3: Dress N

Stylish Dress Book 3: Dress N

Still not a sunny day today, but eventually I managed to take some decent pictures of my new dress. By the way, I really like this dress, the shape, the ruffled sleeves, the pockets, and the pattern of the fabric. It’s officially spring now! The fabric is vintage Javanese cotton batik that used to belongContinue Reading →

I made a dress today

I made a dress today

Here’s a glimpse of a dress I made today! The pattern is dress N from 大人のクチュール毎日着たいワンピース、ブラウス、パンツ…―Stylish Dress Book 3, the newest of the Stylish Dress Book series. Yes, number 3 has just been published and since there’s already Stylish Dress Book 1 and 2 in my book shelves, I couldn’t resist buying the number 3.Continue Reading →

Necklaces love

Necklaces love

I love necklaces. And I love them colourful and loud. Dainty, small, and delicate are not my things. Here is some of my most favourite necklaces. These are my birds. The newest one is the yellow macrame owl, it was bought from macraMe at Etsy and just came in the mailbox today. It’s sooo cute! ButContinue Reading →

Herakuresu

Herakuresu

You know, we actually have pet in the house, although I rarely talked about it. But we’ve almost never seen it around because it is living in a plastic box buried under a heap of soil. In fact, it hardly can be called a pet at all, because we can’t, you know, pet it orContinue Reading →

What we were doing last weekend

What we were doing last weekend

Cheap, fun, and hair everywhere!

Hats and brooches

Hats and brooches

A friend of mine just got an operation done on her head. She had to have all all her long hair shaved and stayed a long time in the hospital. I decided to make her a hat, hopefully it will cheer her up. Initially I wanted to knit a cap, but apparently my knitting and crochetContinue Reading →

Fashion treasure

Fashion treasure

Do you have a fashion treasure? This coat is one of mine. It used to belong to my mother, she bought it in a small shop in France more than thirty years ago when she and my father went for a trip around Europe. The coat is unlined blue and white purl knit, the whiteContinue Reading →

Room shoes

Room shoes

A pair of room shoes that I made yesterday. The pattern is Woman room shoes (size 5-10) pdf pattern bought from ithinksew for $5. Besides the multi sizes, the pattern also comes with 9 pages of clear step-by-step photo tutorials and I got to download 5 more free patterns with every purchase. Yay! The outerContinue Reading →

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