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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Snow day

Snow day

We don’t usually have too much snow here in Tokyo, but today I woke up to 20 cm thick of snow on the doorstep! It is quite strange, I’m already feeling ready for spring and suddenly it is in the middle of winter again?! Anyway, everything looks beautiful covered in thick snow. Also, a sneakContinue Reading →

The Starlet Suit Jacket. Enrolled!

The Starlet Suit Jacket. Enrolled!

  More Craftsy classes! I know I haven’t even continued on my bombshell dress, and the dress pattern for the Couture Dress has just arrived yesterday, but when I read the latest Craftsy newsletter about their newest sewing class, I just couldn’t resist! It is The Starlet Suit Jacket, another Sew Retro series by the awesomeContinue Reading →

Side pleat dress (Butterick 5672)

Side pleat dress (Butterick 5672)

I found this pretty double-knit wool while I was supposed to buy something else in Okadaya. It happens a lot, doesn’t it? Anyway, I bought a meter of it without knowing what to made of the fabric. I browsed through my pattern stash and found this Butterick 5672. From the pattern envelope: “Close fitting, lined dressContinue Reading →

Four years

Four years

This is a drawing that Sidra made of our wedding four years ago. Sidra was still five years old at that time. Has it ben really four years already? The lines radiating from my body were his interpretation of my flowy chiffon dress. There is a flower on my husband’s jacket. The thing on Sidra’s head is notContinue Reading →

Stick bag

Stick bag

  After finished his swimming school, we promised Sidra that he could start learning martial art, something that he had been asking for sometime. He didn’t want karate though, fortunately there is an Aikido club at the community centre. Sidra has attended several classes and really loved it there. The teachers are several old men,Continue Reading →

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