I just wanted to show you what I’ve been working on lately!
3 compelling reasons to choose reclaimed fabrics Hello! We are Stitched Up, a non-profit sewing cooperative from Manchester, England. Like Anna-Mari, our aim is to prove that wearing sustainable fashion does not mean compromising on style. We feel strongly about recycling, upcycling and reusing; almost everything we use in our upcycling projects and workshops is reclaimed. […]
Remember this dress? Well, the lovely customer stopped by for a visit today in her new outfit. This young lady is definitely on the active side. She was the perfect candidate to prove the Miss Jeans Dress works well in action!
I’ve just finished the first two pieces of a new shirt model! It’s a women’s sleeveless top with light ruffles below the chest and back seam. This model is more casual and relaxed than the sleeveless blouses I’ve had in my shop so far. No buttons in the back, just a very comfortable top […]
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 […]
It’s the last day of April. This month has passed by so quickly! It’s hard to believe it has been 4 weeks since I officially started with my clothing business. All the paperwork and arrangements have kept me away from the thing I love most, which is sewing. Yesterday I really, really needed to […]
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 […]