altering a wedding dress

8 Tips for Seamstresses Altering a Wedding Dress

Right now I’m working on two wedding dresses. One of them is an alteration project, the other one a full sewing project from beginning to the end. These are not the first gowns I’ve worked on, yet I always feel a little timid taking on a project like this. It’s probably the most important dress […]

Funky shirt production continues!

When I found this awesome fabric with a palm tree print, I just knew I had to make another funky shirt for men. The fabric is retro, designed by Berit Woelfer and made in Finland by Tampella in 1981. Think about it! I was just a baby back then and I think it’s mind-blowing to […]

What is RAILOclothing?

  Railo [rye-lo] is a Finnish word meaning a crevasse; crack or fissure on a glacier or snow field. Even though we hardly come across those man-eating big ones here in Finland, I see smaller railos every winter. Living in the Northern Ostrobothnia we get our share of snow and ice each year. Sadly, it […]