Purple Dream

So, I finally got around to sewing something for myself again. I’ve had this pattern for quite some time – since the day when I went crazy and ordered about 8 patterns from farbenmix.de. This one is called Florina. The cutting and sewing was amazingly fast, but the neck took hours on end – as…

Why make it plain?

I finished this jacket a while ago but never got around to taking pictures. Might be because the weather was so terrible. ūüėČ The pattern is called¬†Lady Bella by Farbenmix. They have a wonderful website (also in English) with beautiful patterns and lots of pictures of sewn examples – though in this case they all…

Sewing machine mendhi and a beautiful top

A while ago the lady from my favorite sewing blog¬†posted a tutorial for¬† “mendhi” on the¬†sewing machine. Mendhi is the traditional form of hand painting used by Indian women – beautiful patterns drawn with henna. For sewing machine mendhi you use the patterns your machine has to offer to create¬†beautiful designs.¬†I’ve finally managed to try…