2013 in creations

Good bye 2013! Below is some 12 creations of this year. It was a year of crocheting, knitting, sewing, gardening, cross-stitching, refashioning.. but mostly sewing..

I really don’t have much time to do in-depth reflections here, as I’m supposed to cook New Year’s Eve dinner right now..

I wish you all HAPPY NEW YEAR, may it be jolly creative :)

(Oh, yes and pictures are linked to their original posts if you are interested)

Owl granny square Downton Abbey cloche sewing machine cover
jumper tipsy pots tower A bit of cross-stitching
dress with puff sleeves rash vest dress with butterflies
knitted gilet with a faux fur collar (not blogged yet) vintage evening dress Burda evening dress (refashioning)

Thanks for looking and see you next year :)

Presents of Being Present

Note from me:


I haven’t been posting anything for a while… Have a few finished projects, but just not in the mood..
I blame moody autumn.. Everything seems so silly and worthless in autumn.. I’m reading Japanese poetry, drinking cheap alcohol, dissolving in crisp autumn air.. escaping from reality in other words..
That is not Japanese, but still wonderful haiku from Leaf and Twig blog.. Have a look – it’s beautiful..

leaf and twig

autumn’s air is crisp and chill
dalias on the windowsill

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Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts show or Mr. Darcy shirt..

Yesterday I went to Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts show in London, and I’m still buzzing!  The show was literally packed with craft supplies of all kinds, fantastic exhibitions of designers and textile artists, workshops and demonstrations.. Fantastic and totally overwhelming! … Continue reading