Tag Archives: in progress

Starting the bombshell dress

Starting the bombshell dress

Apparently the repair was faster than expected, the repair shop sent my sewing machine back yesterday! The big box arrived in the morning and I danced happily all day. No more machineless week! I used it right away to finish my husband’s jeans. They only need to be hemmed now and I’m waiting for my husband… Continue Reading

What I did today

What I did today

Sidra had some friends coming today. Since being in the same room with jumping and screaming little boys is not my idea of fun, I retreated to my sewing room upstairs and looked for things to do. These curves are so challenging and fun at the same time! Loving it so far! Both fabrics are… Continue Reading

Iro-iro

Iro-iro

Iro-iro is a Japanese word for ‘a bit of this and that’ , and that’s what this post is all about. ^.^ I want to say thank you for all the comments in my last post, and also for all the emails! They mean so much to me and I’m sure that everybody has nothing but… Continue Reading

Meet me in Shibuya!

Meet me in Shibuya!

When I first came to Japan, I got to know this really cool site, TokyoMade, an online shop supporting independent Tokyo and Japan-based creators. They have the most brilliant and stylish stuffs I’ve ever seen. Bags and purses, clothes, stationery, arts, all made by Japan-based independent designers. Every season, TokyoMade held a special event called… Continue Reading

more knitting

more knitting

Yes, that’s the yellow yarn again. I call them my learning yarn. After I finished my first knitting project, I still have 4 skeins of them that I use for trying out stitches. Yoshimi has so kindly sent me a pack of JP10 double-pointed needles, so I am now learning to knit in the round.… Continue Reading