Martin’s Sewing Machine Orchestra

The second Martin’s sewing machine performance video ended I wanted to write him, ask him a million of questions and say how cool the stuff he’s doing is. And I did. And he replied! So here’s a very exclusive (sic!)...

Painting a Tshirt with Acrylics

I bought this fabric medium for acrylics and decided to try it out on a tshirt. I used a cardboard to keep the tshirt flat and masking tape to keep everything in place. I then traced the design with a...

Patchwork Pillow Cases

Remember those patchwork-like squares? Wasn’t sure if I should make a duvet or pillowcases or something else. And I went for pillowcases. I didn’t use any zippers or buttons, just made them envelope style – just like in this pillowcase...

A new world map handbag

I found a new type of world map fabric – with more blue in it and immediately proceeded in making a new bag for Camille. Hope she likes it The bag is made of tapestry canvas printed in Spain. (I...

Easter Egg Stands From My Sister

My sister makes the most amazing things from clay. This Easter she send me these: a set of Easter Egg-stands made of elastic fimo. (Even when fully baked this polymer clay stays elastic and soft.) I will show you these...

A Fancy Lunch Bag in Origami Fabric

Sometimes I do something all seamstresses will tell you it’s a no-no. I cut before I measure, I sew before I think stuff through. Many times I end up with a mess, other times, I make something surprisingly fun. Every...

A blouse like a summer breeze

I used a tshirt pattern from a june 2008 edition of Burda to make this blouse. It has just to pieces and I love the square sleeves and the relaxed fit. I like to experiment with patterns that are designed...