Is there anything better than a simple black linen dress? This is the @tessutifabrics#rubydress in beautiful Lithuanian linen. mods: lengthened to midi length, center back seam to save fabric, added 0,7cm to the neckline and armholes and drafted an all in one facing I definitely need another one! ♡
My new statement dress! Pattern N from the wonderful #ateliertonaniiro pattern book in Camino C, Japanese linen from the 2018 #naniiro collection. It is very voluminous so I went with the smallest size S. The linen is just perfect for it. The dress definitely needs a light and drapey fabric. The instructions are in Japanese but the diagrams are very helpful and it was easy to sew with a bit of sewing knowledge. I lowered the pockets a bit because they hit me at my waist. I still need to add the collar buttonhole and will make a self fabric tie and add belt loops so I can also gently tie it in the back for a different look. I love it very much and I will find lots of special occasions to wear it! Book and fabric were generously sponsored by @metermeterdk See my other post for a chance to win this book! #metermeter#naniiro#naniirofabric#naniirotextile#naomiito#itonaomi#sewing#slowfashion#handmadewardrobe#choosetobeamaker#memadeeveryday
//Giveaway closed! // Giveaway time! I am very happy that @metermeterdk is letting me give away a copy of this fantastic book to one lucky winner! It's the new #naniiro pattern book by @itoitonao. All you have to do is follow @metermeterdk and me and leave a comment under this post by Sunday May 20th. I will announce the winner on Monday May 21st. If you don't win ;) don't worry: @metermeterdk carries the whole new #naniiro 2018 collection and also has the book in stock. They ship internationally ;) GOOD LUCK TO ALL YOU LOVELY PEOPLE ♡ //Giveaway closed! //
I received the most wonderful gift today! And the best is that I get to share it with you! There might be a giveaway coming your way 😉 A while ago @metermeterdk (where the wondeful @trine.schroeder works!) asked me if I wanted to test the new #naniiro pattern book #ateliertonaniiro and review it for them. Of course I said YES!!! They also provided fabric of my choice from the new nani iro 2018 collection for a project from the book. I chose to make pattern N, a shirt dress, in Camino C, Japanese linen. Naomi Ito describes it as: "The Spanish word for “path” or “road”. As each path won’t be the same, I draw lines one by one ‒ and from that is born a painting-like striped textile with the hint of an antique weaving." I will show you more of the book in a later post but these are my current favorites. Can't wait to get started! #sewing#slowfashion#handmadewardrobe#choosetobeamaker#metermeter#naomiito#ateliertonaniiro
When the former model wears the new work by the artist 🐖 The very talented @carolinefrett has created the most wonderful happy pig pin and obviously Maja and I needed one...or two ;) I for my knitting bag and she for her bandana. If you want one too you can find it in Caro's shop (yup, I'm shamelessly advertising 🙌). May you be as happy as Maja and the pig and enjoy a fabulous spring week!
Loss and happiness ♡ A couple of weeks ago I lost my beautiful moon pouch by @redrubyrose on one of my daily walks....I had used it for my phone and it had given me joy every time I used it. So after a few tears I decided I needed it back in my life and also a small companion for it! Luckily the moon print was still available and she selected a beautiful leaf print for me to go with it. Thank you so much Rowena, I'll take better care of them this time 🙈 // I also want to use the opportunity to say how much, as a fellow maker, I appreciate a beautifully designed and sewn product! Yes, I could of course make myself a pouch for my phone and a coin purse BUT it is so liberating not "having" to make all the things! #redrubyrose#shopsmall#supportsmallbusiness