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Double layered skirt tutorial, no pattern needed.

So, I thought I would share a tutorial I used to make these gorgeous skirts for my baby girl that I absolutely adore and so does she (Kakazi).

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African wax print skirt #1

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African wax print skirt #2

I made these skirts a little while ago and never got to post them, so I thought I would do that and also share the tutorial I used to make them. Continue reading

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How to sew stretch fabric with a sewing machine

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A couple of months ago, I was planning a trip to Copenhagen and saw an opportunity to check out new fabric stores and look for a fresh wave of inspiration. I joined a facebook sewing group for people that live in Copenhagen, with the intention of getting tips on where to look for fabric in the city, hopefully meeting up with some people from the sewing community as I was planning (I still am), on moving there. Anyway, recently, people in the group were talking about buying sergers, or had bought one and were looking for pointers on how to use their new toys 🙂 Continue reading

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To have a lot of love and a happy home

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Free motion sewing ❤

I thought I’d do an easy post after that last one (Taylor Swift much?), it was therapeutic, I have no regrets. I did not, however, expect to be hit by this huge wave of almost overwhelming vulnerability, and yet somehow, I was able to remind myself of the fact that there is a price to pay, when one chooses to be their most authentic self, and speak their truth. So lets keep it light this time, ok? So I’ve been making these appliqué pillows for my couch that I thought of making a while ago, drew some sketches and only just came round to realizing those ideas. Continue reading

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Of first birthdays and stuff :)

I hope at this point I’m not speaking to myself as it been a while since I have blogged or sewn anything. In case you haven’t heard, my Kakazi turned ONE last Friday 🙂  I am so proud of the little lady she is becoming, I knew I was going to find a way to celebrate her first birthday, regardless of what else was going on in our lives. I figured it would also be a great way to ease my way back into making something as I planned to DIY at least her birthday decorations. I had already decided we were going to celebrate at home (next post is about home)
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Party deco