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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pencil pouch

Pencil pouch

My husband is a member of an internet community and they often arrange some exchange events. The recent one was a craft exchange, and my husband asked me to work together making something. Our match is a game lover, so my husband drew the mascot of the community, with portal gun on its hand, jumpingContinue Reading →

naniIRO Negroni shirt

naniIRO Negroni shirt

Instead of all the projects I was talking about yesterday, I made another shirt for my husband. I suppose I’m not very good at planning projects. Anyway, my husband has been wearing his three Negroni shirts almost every day, so I think a fourth one is necessary. The fabric is double-gauze cotton by naniIRO in white with jaggedContinue Reading →

Spring sewing

Look at those pretty buttons! If you’re looking for new ideas and inspiration for Spring sewing, you can check out these exciting projects and sew-alongs: Free Pattern Month at Grosgrain Fabulous, April 25-May 27. It starts today and will continue for a whole month with free pattern from the guest bloggers, one free pattern eachContinue Reading →

Weekend (^_^)

Weekend (^_^)

 

Sew Weekly Challenge: Kidding Around

Sew Weekly Challenge: Kidding Around

My first Sew Weekly challenge! If you haven’t heard about Sew Weekly (who haven’t?), you should check out the site now! This week’s theme is ‘kidding around’ where people make creations inspired by outfit worn in their childhood photo. I was quite excited with this theme as most of my clothes are basically shaped likeContinue Reading →

Skull and cross pants

Skull and cross pants

The fabric is black medium weight linen/cotton with white and silver skull and cross pattern and I’m not too crazy about it. The idea of silver and gold as fabric is too flashy for my taste. We were browsing around in Yuzawaya, a fabric store, when Sidra saw it and announced on the spot: “I want toContinue Reading →

It’s really springtime

It’s really springtime

all pictures taken with iPhone using ClassicTOY app.

Loose drape dress

Loose drape dress

I’ve had this pattern book, ドレープ ドレープ (Drape Drape), for about a year now but had never made anything out of it. Most of the pattern in the book use knit fabrics, I guess I was a bit intimidated by it. But after making several clothes with knit fabrics (without serger), I found myself browsing the bookContinue Reading →

A Bit of This and A Bit of That

A Bit of This and A Bit of That

Thank you for all the wonderful messages for Sidra’s birthday! I read them all to him and he asked me: “Who are they, Mama?” Internet can be a wonderful place sometimes, don’t you think? My husband and I gave him a set of kobito DVD and karuta (Japanese card game). Sidra had been wanting themContinue Reading →

Eight years old

Eight years old

Time. Has it really been eight years?

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