Making tempeh

Making tempeh

Now that the summer holiday is over and school has started again, I should have time to sew again! Unfortunately I guess the summer bug has got me, it is so hot in my sewing room upstair that I prefer to stay downstair most of the time. I’m trying to make a dress right now with…

Summer vacation 2011

Summer vacation 2011

We’re finally home after the vacation in Indonesia! Sidra enjoys meeting people, so he really loved his time there, meeting grandparents and other family members, going to places and seeing interesting things. Our families live in different cities in indonesia, so we had to make several trips by cars and local airplanes to see them, and…

Mother’s handmade clothes

Mother’s handmade clothes

My late father was an engineer but he also loved photography. All of these pictures were taken by him in the sixties, he and my mother were married in 1962. My mother made all the clothes herself using hand-cranked sewing machine. Later my late father bought her the white Janome, who had pretty advanced technology…

My mother’s Janome

My mother’s Janome

We’re still on summer vacation in Indonesia right now and have visited Jakarta, Jogjakarta, and Bandung where all our families are living. My mother lives in Jogjakarta and I had the chance to take pictures of her old Janome sewing machine. My late father rarely bought things for my mother, and this sewing machine was…

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