Sunday, 23 November 2014

Orange by the sunny sea...

It was a cold day today, but a sunny one too.
So we enjoyed the sun, and the weekend.
sun by the sea
Until a quarter past nine and an earthquake of 5.5M ... plus a few more in less than two hours /3.4M and less/.

Friday, 21 November 2014

Lingerie Sewing Time: Hight Waist Panties in the Making

I promised you an after sewing picture of my new panties. Well, I am in no picture processing mood for my wrsit... so they sleep in the camera for now.

Fortunately I had a few minutes to take them yesterday.

So here is a in-the-making shot of the panties before the bows and in the studio:

sewing high waist panties for myself
Yes, they are in there - over the fabric! I will go back to them shortly with he finished look pictures and more details.


Wishing you a lovely weekend!

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Appreciating Simple Things - Sewing for Myself

I am to take care of my hand and arm for a few weeks now. Most of the sewing is on hold. The jeans and the quilt/totes are on the table - folded and waiting.

As the pain /fortunately!/ faded yesterday, I took a special part of my fabric stash to celebrate it - the first piece of jersey I bought for a special project this summer. I decided to cut and sew it. Knits are easy to cut, and easy to feed into the machine so it looked like a no-harm-to-my-hand project.


I just love this print! Adorable! Placing on the table was a moment of joy!

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Life Happens... and Sewing Changes

I hurst my hand this summer. Got it fixed /as scarry as it may seem/ at the beginning of this month and hurt it again last week... So I got it fixed two more times... this week... As scary and painful it may seem /and actually was/.

So I am to take care of it now. A bit more than before and way more successful I hope.

In the meantime I will be very very careful with denim...

Sunday, 16 November 2014

White Christmas Collection: Mini Christmas Trees

Here they are! The second part of the White Christmas collection - The mini Christmas tee softies - mini doll, minimalistic decor, cute little home decor. White Christmas in style and beautiful all year long.

Lines of them,


loads of of them....

Saturday, 15 November 2014

October Christmas Preparations - Mini Owl Softies for a White Christmas

Here is what I did this October - lots of hours spent dreaming of a White Christmas.

White Christmas is something I always liked - the wording, the simplicity, the crispness, the whiteness...
Mini owl doll softies - White Christmas collection

Sometimes we have snow for Christmas here. Sometimes we have no snow. But I can always decorate on the minimalistic side, the white one - with cotton and linen, craft paper and bakers twine. With some ribbons but no glitter, no neon and just some pure vibrant red... Thus the White Christmas collection was created - almost no colour, muted whites and just a hint of colour.


orange and purple mini owl softy

It consist of low volume /and almost no colour/ versions of my colourful owls, white mini trees and drawstring bags. Some of the prints are printed by hand by me. This one above is one of them. I love the texture the little prints have.

The owl are in the shop now.

I will show you some trees tomorrow!
Happy weekend!







Friday, 31 October 2014

Blogger's Quilt Festival Fall 2014: Watercolor Garden Quilt

With many things going wrong lately, I have not completed a quilt after this one, so this is how it become my entry for this fall Blogger's Quilt Festival.
Watercolor Garden Quilt hanging

This is a very special quilt to me - it incorporates low volume patches, watercolor effect, blooming nine patch and flowers prints as well as new take on a traditional blocks. I was tempted to make a quilt with each of these things lately and surprisingly I was able to make a single quilt with all of them. A happy and a bit unrealistic though that happened to materialize in a all dreamed quilts in one quilt!