Monthly Archives: September 2010

Tutorial: Side slant pocket

Tutorial: Side slant pocket

A reader commented on my post ‘Three meters of black linen’ , asking about how I made the side slant pockets for my son’s pants. So this is a tutorial on how I made them. You can also use this method for adult’s clothing by simply changing the dimensions. Making the pockets pattern Trace the… Continue Reading

Nice weekend

Nice weekend

Yesterday was a national holiday, so we had three days weekend! Sidra was very happy about it, seeing him so happy reminds me of the school days when a one day off was very appreciated because it meant one day without homeworks and one more night of sleeping late. We went to Kayo‘s place on… Continue Reading

More embroideries!

More embroideries!

My husband continues his journey in embroidery! He began to ask me and Sidra for things to embroider, and Sidra, as a Mario Bros game big fan, immediately asked for an embroidery of Luigi. My husband made a quick sketch on the T-shirt and began to embroider the T-shirt, still using backstitches. He finished it… Continue Reading

Bag for Sensei

Bag for Sensei

Since about three months ago, I’ve been seeing a chiropractor for my back pain, caused by scoliosis. In Japan, teacher, doctor, therapist are called ‘sensei‘, so that is what we called her. Her office is on the second floor of her house, not very far from our house. My husband, Sidra, and I usually come… Continue Reading

Men’s cropped pants

Men’s cropped pants

This is the first time I made a pair of men’s pants! The fabric is delicious black linen that I bought in Swany, Kamakura. The width of the fabric is 145 cm, but there was only 1.1 m left, not enough for a full length pants. Fortunately, my husband is all into cropped pants now,… Continue Reading