SUPER SEWING SUNDAY

I had a Super Sewing Sunday: I started out by pressing and ironing and setting in the snaps of my shirt dress muslin, which might not be a complete muslin after all – it is wearable. ( I got tons of compliments when I wore it at work yesterday.) We might even...

WNRIP (Work Not Really In Progress)

SO. Can you tell the spring break is over? That school is back in full swing and that there are extra meetings and courses? I can! This past week has been filled with teaching, an obligatory week-end  course for teachers (in which I had planned on getting a lot of...

I’M IN A PODCAST!

Yes, I am. And now you get to listen to how I sound when I speak English – I hope my accent doesn’t disturb you too much:-) Picture from Flickr – creative commons Tini of Tini’s world of Crafts and the Twin Needle Podcast kindly asked me to...

ME MADE MAY ’12

As if I didn’t have enough on my plate (the son’s Non-firmation party in May (and sewing my outfit), the husbands 40th party this month (and choosing the outfit), my shop, writing instructions for the tee, oh and the full time teaching job, the t-shirt...

AND THE WINNER IS…

… (drumroll, please, honey)   The winner of 4 lovely MiniKrea patterns is H.alda who commented Please contact me with your e-mail and postal addresses (you can e-mail me at maria@shoponion.com).   If you didn’t win – fear not: You can still have the...

A NEW SLEEVE ROLL

A sleeve roll is a nice pressing tool that’ll allow you to press open long seams in narrow spaces like a sleeve or trouser leg – i.e. anything that doesn’t fit over an ironing board. But I like to use it for side seams as well, mostly because that...

FO(s): T-SHIRT PROJECT #1 – APRIL 2012

I’m in the T-shirt project, a sew- along  hosted by E-made this. The idea is to make 12 differently styled t-shirts – one each month for a year, being creative with designs, alterations or prints/colours. My first t-shirt for this sew-along is actually a...

MINIKREA PATTERN GIVEAWAY!

We are interrupting this blog posting about t-shirts with a small announcement… :-) Yep! I’m doing a GIVEAWAY! I’m going to be an aunt (second time, different brother) in October and to celebrate I’m giving away 4 MiniKrea kids patterns (with...

THE T-SHIRT PROJECT

Elisabeth over at  E Made This! has started a Sew-a-long. 12 t-shirts in 12 months. That’s a sew-along I actually have a chance of doing! The idea is to be creative in the sewing of t-shirts. Maybe trying some new design details or new patterns. Or just doing...