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…

Fashion treasure

Fashion treasure

Do you have a fashion treasure? This coat is one of mine. It used to belong to my mother, she bought it in a small shop in France more than thirty years ago when she and my father went for a trip around Europe. The coat is unlined blue and white purl knit, the white…