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Happy New Year! I hope that 2017 will be better, kinder and more mindful for you and me both. During the holidays I received a navy sweatshirt from a person I respect and admire a lot. The only thing is the sweatshirt is a bit (just a couple centimetres) too small for me at the…

Today I am launching a new column dedicated to clothing refashions and hacks: Liberty Refashions. The column is sponsored by SewBox and features a series of three tutorials that show you how to turn a garment you’re not wearing anymore into something you love. I am going to use liberty fabrics in all three tutorials; because…

Reuse, remake, mend. Spend, buy, consume. How many clothes do you buy in a month? What about a year? And how many of those do you end wearing more than once? Today’s mantras are “buy the shoes, you only live once”,”I work hard, I deserve that new dress” and “I am sad therefore I shop”.…

So. Autumn is here and what a better time to go through your closet, see what you like and what you’re not wearing anymore and more importantly – what you could give a new life to.  And if your old clothes don’t inspire you any more trade with a friend. They don’t have to be…

“Did you have a fight with your shoes?” A. asked me with a grin when she saw my newly painted canvas shoes. What used to be chicken yellow was now messy green. My original intention was to paint green leaves all over them, but then I decided the messy paint was not bad at all.…

Boring old t-shirt needed a breath of fresh yarn. This is the photo- story. Freehand pattern drafting. Work in progress. Yum Yum. And voila! Ceci n’est pas une pipe 🙂

I just saw Amy Carol’s post about transforming a sweater and I realized that unfinished jersey hems are starting to grow on me lately. There’s something casual yet a bit naughty about them. And I’ve used it a couple of times by now: to crop the cleavage of a t-shirt, crop jeans etc., but this…

Yep, yep, still in the crochet mood. This is a simple tank top that I embellished with pale pink crochet thread. I used a 1.2 mm crochet for this. Scroll down for a tip on how to do it. How to do it yourself? The trick here is to build a row on which you…

The Oslo Cardigan pattern from Seamwork was the first I bought and even though I didn’t blog about it I made five versions of it: one is this longer version with shorter sleeves, another is a micro-fleece house robe, a third, another longer cardigan made of suede (it was not stretchy so it turned out…