8 Petals Summer Dress

This dress got its name as it takes eight skirt pieces to form a full skirt – the girls will not stop whirling with this beautiful summer dress on! It comes in two size groups for young and older girls with 5 sizes in each group: 2-6Y and 6-10Y. You can find the pattern inContinue reading “8 Petals Summer Dress”

Fabric Hair Snaps

We used oval shaped hair snaps for this tutorial. To make the rectangular ones in the photos, please check our other tutorial “Caterpillar Snap Clips”. You can find four pairs of these snap clips in different shapes and sizes in our Etsy shop here. Supplies required: felt or wadding, fabric, needle and thread for handContinue reading “Fabric Hair Snaps”

Sashiko Pincushion

This pincushion is ideal for beginners to have a proper taste on sashiko – a unique country embroidery from Japan. Sashiko uses only one stitch – the simplest running stitch – to create striking patterns on indigo fabrics. It is easy to learn and the result is stunning. For a good experience and results, itContinue reading “Sashiko Pincushion”

Whale Shark Bags

Check how I turned this retired old pair of jeans into a brand new whale shark backpack! Although the large size bag is more suitable for those with some experience of sewing, partly because of the thick denim fabric I used (I have a industrial sewing machine. I think a domestic sewing machine will alsoContinue reading “Whale Shark Bags”