Sewing

Random Things

Hi there,
Working on projects is something I love to do…but once in a while I just clean my working table, grab my boxes of fabric stash and let the fabric do the talking! Usually I end up with small items I realy dont have a use for so they end up being gifts for family or freinds! That is also fun! Handmade gifts are always the best
(I think).

These are some random things I made, some where gifted and others are waiting to be gifted!

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Baby bibs

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Apron

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Baby kimono, found this pattern on http://www.habitual. wordpress.com

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Bermuda pants

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Pink toddler dress

Well its back to work now, have a great sewing week!
Till next post

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All about Baby Girly’s!

This post is all about baby girlz clothes!
I love making baby girly things its quick and I love the bright colors although I used purple and a dark pink to it still makes me cheerfull!

The next pics are of some of the things I’ve made the last couple of months.
I must admit i’ve used the same patterns over and over and kept it all pretty simple, but still love the end results!

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The top is from Burda 11/01 model 146
Bottom is from Burda 4/09
Model 139

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Top Burda 11/01
The pattern for the Cloth baby shoes I found on
wwwsrtardustshoesblog
spot.com

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Same top Burda 11/01 and bottom Burda 4/09 again!

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Yep its the top again but this time i’ve put buttons at the top.
The baby shoes are from
Ottobre 3/06

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This pattern is from Burda 6/02 model 139 the fabric is an Indonesian print.

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This is also Burda 6/02 but without the sleeves.

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This pattern is from Burda 4/01 model 144

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Well that’s it for now, have a great one!
Till next post.

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Pink and Orange

A friend of mine gave me a whole role of pink and orange coton fabric. This   fabric is so easy to work with and  I’ve made a ton of things with it.

These two garments i’ve made a while back (and love) I would like to share with you.

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The Sonja dress,
got the free download pattern by ElisaSalmepatterns
at Burda style

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The Marie skirt #9177
+ pocket and darts
by Radhoba
at Burda style.

Clothes to brighten your day!

Till next post!  Keep creating!

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Crafts

Vacation craft

Its vacation time! School is out, litlle girl is moving to the next class so all is great!

To kick-off 6 weeks of fun we decided to do some beads crafting!

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Bracelet and earrings for litlle girl.

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Bracelet and earrings for mama.

We had the most fun making these! !! We just love love taking something old and making something new.

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We took some old hair elastic we’ve been saving like forever and cut the bangles off

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Added new elastic and beads.

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And tadaaa we got ourselves some cool bracelets to wear during our fun vacation!

Wel its up to the next fun craft project!!

Have a great day!

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Working and loving it 3

This one shoulder dress is made from a cotton fabric its called a pangi in Suriname its available in all kinds of colors u always with checkers! Everybody has a pangi man, woman and child. The most common use of a pangi is, 2 meters just wrapped around the body, since the weather is hot its a great alternative to wear when at home! Its also used for the traditional wear to celebrate our national holidays, birthdays and funerals.

This dress was made to celebrate Keti Koti
(cutting of chains) on July 1st (end of slavery). Its a one shoulder dress with a bow, a flower application and a litlle sparkel. The pangi is in the colors of our flag.

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Till next time!

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Working and loving it 2

The next order is a kimona (wrap dress) made with an embroidered fabric!  Party theme …blue!  A kmona is made with big sleeves and pockets and is a traditional dress for party’s and funerals, the only difference is the color, party’s any color u want
(unless there is a theme! ) , funerals black and white or dark blue and white!

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Have a great weekend!

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Working and loving it! 1

Its been a while since my last post this is because my laptop brokedown (i’m posting via phone and the smal keypad is driving me mad!!! This will be my third try!) And i’ve been working on orders (yeah).

I wanted to put all the pics in one post but my phone cant handel that so instead i will (try) add four! Hope the pics are clear to see and please dont mind the typos!

Sewing for clients in Suriname is a challenge at times. People here are still verry traditional in what they wear during celebrations and I’m not used to that but it’s great fun learning about the Suriname culture and it gives me a chance to develop new sewing skills!

This one is a first for me.
I had to sew a man and boy shirt for two brothers to attend an aunts birthday party. Here in Suriname all party’s have a color theme! This on was yellow/purple, the grandmother bought the fabric for all her grandkids so they would mach!
The end result was great and i love the african look!

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Have a great week!

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