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Christmas Crafts #2 : Holly Leaves And Berries

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Hi, Today I'd love to share with you my second little project for Christmas Crafts 2015. I made six holly leaves with berries. The pattern is self drafted and before I write more about the process, let's take a look at the finished project :) Pattern: Self-drafted, begin from the two rectangle shapes for the leave 1 and 2. Another pattern number 3 is the small square shape for the berry. After I drew the rectangle and square shapes, I drew the rest. As shown in the picture below, Materials: Felt in dark green for the leaves and red for the berries Grey thread to sew the leaves veins and light brown to sew the berries. Some pin and scissor Sewing Process: After I cut all the leaves and berries, I pin the two pieces of leaves and berries together. Sew the leave veins with grey thread and around the berry with light brown thread. I did that in all the leaves and berries. Then hand sewn the two finished leaves together, as shown below Using the same th

Christmas Crafts 2015 Part 1 : Angels

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Hello, As promised in the previous post, here are my finished little angels that I made for Christmas decoration. The pattern was self-drafted and the whole process was hand sewing and gluing. It was very easy and fun,  it reminded me of my childhood when I made my first doll. Well, before I write more about my process let's take a look at the finished angels. I made nine so far... :) Pattern: Self-drafted angel wings ( I made two kind of wings, pattern number 1 and 2),heart (number 3) and halo (number 4). The picture below shows the measurements. I started by drawing rectangle shapes for the wings and heart and square shape for the halo, then I drew the rest. Materials: Fabric glue Knit fabric for the body 26 long x 20 cm wide Lace fabric 25 cm long x 20 cm wide Polyester stuffing for the head White yarn for the hair Felt for the wing - heart and halo Two small buttons Ice cream stick for the body Pencil to mark the eyes and lip Threads (blue for the eyes,

Christmas Crafts 2015

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Hello.. This season, I am going to decorate my house with fun and easy Christmas crafts. I will be making Angels, little Santa Claus, Christmas socks and holly leaves. The process will be posted here as soon as I finish :) Do you want to join? I am going to make the Angels tomorrow. Happy Sewing!

Oversize Sweater

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Hello.. I made a new sweater based on Burda Easy A/W 2013 pattern 6B :) This sweater is one of the garments that I plan for MAGAM November challenge, the plan was posted here in  my facebook page . The weather is still hot but I think it will be going down soon, so once again I am wearing it just to take pictures :) I love how the sweater turned out, it is very cosy, soft and warm at the same time. Besides that, I love the colours. Grey and black matched well with each other. What do you think? Materials: I used 2 yards of ponte de roma knit in grey colour and cotton ribbed knit for the bands. Three black buttons, two snap fasteners, fusible interfacing and thread. Pattern: Burda Easy Autumn Winter 2013, sweater 6 B size 34/36. The magazine didn't come with printed pattern, so I have to draft it following the instruction. It was an easy drafting, I am done in less than 30 minutes. Sewing process: After I drafted the pattern, I transferred to the fabric an

Light Pink Coat Part 2

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Hello everyone, Finally I finished my three quarter coat and here I am wearing it but only to take pictures :) The weather is still hot outside and hope will getting cooler soon so I can wear my new coat. I promised that I am going to show all my sewing process and in case you are missing the previous process, here is a link  the part 1 After I have done the coat body and pockets, I sew the coat lining. I sew front trim to the front lining right sides together and sew the neck trim to the back lining right sides together. Press both pieces with iron. As shown in the pictures below, After I had the lining pieces, I pin and sew the front to the back at the shoulder right sides together. Press with iron. I attached the sleeve to the body right sides together. And then sew the side of the lining from the end of the sleeve down to the hemline. I did that for both sides. Here is the result, After the coat lining done, I attached the lining to the body right sides to