Month: May 2012

I’m home!

Boxes are in every rooms and I still couldn’t find all my sewing accessories. But the internet was finally installed yesterday so I’m now connected to the world! I sew in the dining room now because the room was quite large and the view is beautiful. I wanted to try sewing while standing up to keep the room from too many furniture. So far I don’t have back pain like I used to have when sewing sitting down, so this might be good. But later maybe I might get one of those bar stool to have sitting down option.   […]

Spring flowers set

Instead of packing like what I was supposed to do, I made a new set of bra and panties yesterday. I was packing in the sewing room when my eyes rested upon this wonderful lycra fabric in my stash. The flowers pattern looks like a blooming garden in spring, and suddenly I felt that I need to make something with it right that very moment! Actually sewing calmed down my nerves, so it was my way of refreshing between packing. The fabric was bought sometime ago in Okadaya, Shinjuku. The elastic and notions are from Merckwaerdigh at ebay. The bra […]


  This is the state of my sewing room as of right now. As you can see, it is not very inspiring. But there’s a good reason for all this mess, that is: we’re moving! Not too far though, maybe about a couple of miles from here. About a month ago, my husband finally got his permanent resident status. We started looking for a house after that, thinking that it might take months before we found something that we like. As it turned out, we fell in love with the first house that the agent took us to see. It […]