Bunny Goes Hop!

Who doesn’t like bunnies?! They are so cute! So, why not make one?

I found a great free pattern for a really easy bunny to sew!ย Everything is clear and easy to follow. The only thing I changed is the ears. I sewed them right sides together and then turned them out instead of zig zaging the right sides like it says.

Here is my version…

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And here are three different ways to make pom poms.

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Now go get hopping! ๐Ÿ™‚

Keep It Simple

In most of the cases, the simplest things are the best answers in the end, don’t you think so?

Same thing is for refashions (at least with my limited skills hehe :)).

Today is a Sunday. Today is a sunny Sunday. Which in my case means only one thing – Hreliฤ‡! =))

It is a great flea market which is only on Wednesdays and Sundays and you can find anything! Literally anything! Everything is on the ground scattered and you have to search is you want to find anything. There is a section with new things, but that is not so much fun for me. I bought a Burda and some skirts (each less then a dollar) and my mom got some backpacks and a sink. See! Anything! Hahaha, I love it! ๐Ÿ˜€

Immediately after I got home I got to work because it were small refashions.

The first one.

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I meant to hem it from the bottom, but then I saw two holes and I had to do it from the top part. I made two casing, pulled through two thin elastics and done.

The second one.

I had some trouble deciding what to do with this one. These were some kind of big shorts and my first instinct was to just simply unpick the legs, sew it to a skirt and hem it. But then I got the idea of a waterfall skirt. Something like this (pic is not a finish product, it is just pinned around).

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I liked it, but wasn’t quite sure about it. Something was bothering me. The fabric is some mid-weight cotton and in the end I wasn’t sure how it would look when I hem it. Would it be nice and flowy as a waterfall skirt should be? And I didn’t want to mess it up because the pattern on the fabric is what drew me to it. It is so fun! ๐Ÿ™‚

So, of course, the first idea is usually the right one (and the simplest one) and I had to go with it! Here it is…

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Pants weren’t really nice, were they? :/ The T-shirt is also thrifted (less then a dollar). It is a nice simpleย T-shirt with lace panels in the sleeves (sorry, didn’t take pictures of it).

Anyway, can’t wait to wear them! ^^

Hope you’re having a nice Sunday!

Enjoy everyone!

Bye!ย =)

WOWO Post

Hello everyone!

This week really passed fast, didn’t it? I don’t know where it goes so fast, but sometimes it’s a bit scary.

Here’s a little post about the outfits I wore to work this week.ย 

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Weather was really weird, but no rain so that’s good. I was feeling a bit girly so Tuesday and Wednesday I even wore heels. I love these brown boots! The heel is thick and stable and they are soooo comfty! I love wearing them!

The pink Wednesday skirt and Tuesday dress (you can see original post here) are both thrifted, and Friday is more casual.

As you can see, there are always colours! Just gotta have them! ๐Ÿ˜„

Tuesday and Wednesday outfits are my favourites. I can’t really decide between the two.

What do you think?

Pleats Problems

Finally!

Two days and two broken needles later, it’s finished! How can something so simple give me so much trouble?! Aaarg! :/

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I got this skirt while thrifting some time ago. It was this, some leopard moo moo like dress and a scarf for I think a dollar or 1.80ย $.ย 

I liked the pleats instantly! But when I put it on it was weird. It was baggy at the hips and made them look wider (and mine are wide enough ;)).

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I read the tutorials on how to make waist elastic skirt and it seemed easy enough. Boy, was I wrong! It is very different to sew with gathered fabric and with pleats! Much more frustrating!

I wanted the pleats to be nice and flat but while sewing I just couldn’t make it happen! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
As you can see in the picture down some look good, but while I was getting to the end of elastic I had to spread them.

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I still don’t know what I should have done? ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
I did learn it’s very important to stretch the elastic from both sides. There’s that at least.

But I’ve put too much effort in it not to wear it! ๐Ÿ˜€

I think it will look good with a simple T-shirt for work and in my free time I’ll definitely pair it with the cropped top above! Really like how it looks!

If anyone could give me some tips please on what to do next time, how to work with pleats I would be sooo grateful!

Bye for now! ๐Ÿ™‚

Scrap Fabric What To Do? pt. 1

When you’re sewing you always have left over scrap fabric.
And I’m such a hamster! I don’t want to throw away anyting! So the scraps just keep on growing and growing… What do to with it?

I decided to start doing little projects where I use scrap fabric only.

The first thing I chose to do was this mobile cozy.

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What I like about it is that I can put away the head phones so the wires don’t get tangled (don’t you just hate when that happens?) and I always know where they are.

This is only a prototype so to say. Next one will ne much nicer.

I used thin felt and elastic. You only need to measure your mobile so you know the size and sew the sides.
Add some decorations from scraps or buttons if you’d like or just leave it as it is. The whole thing is done in 5 min!

Now go ahead, make your own and share! ๐Ÿ™‚

WOWO Ramble

So this is going to be a WOWO (Week Of Work Outfits) post and little ramble. ๐Ÿ™‚

I finally got a new mobile! Yaaay! So happy about that! I used to have iPhone 3G but it really started acting up so I had to get a new one. And it arrived last Sunday from Germany! Google Nexus 5! So far I love it! Since I also have their tablet, I got used to it pretty quickly (and oh, the two devices synch up! How great is that?! ^^). I love the fact that I can go on line quickly and it won’t throw me out, that the camera is good, that I can read books and immediately look a word up in a dictionary and that I can finally have Viber, WhatsApp and all of the others apps without the mobile telling me I don’t have the required ios. -.-‘ I am really not a techy person, but all in all a new mobile is great! ^^

Inspired by that and the camera, I took pics of what I wore to work this week. I am still trying to find what works best for me and I like different looks. So one day I might dress up totally hip hop, sporty and the other day you could see me in a dress. I thought it would be a good idea to take photos of what I wear so I can see if I maybe jump from one style to the next too quickly and to see how my style develops (if it does at all :S haha).

I really like colours! That I can tell you. I usually like to wear something ”plain” and then add a pop of colour; as you will see with the blazers. I am really collecting them and today I realized I don’t have a red one! And I really wanted to wear a red one! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ (first world problems… sounds so stupid :S) So I had to settle with a green blazer and a red coat. Think it looked pretty good.

And let me just tell you! Kids in school are better critics that anyone else! Because they will tell you the truth! Other teachers will relate. As soon as you walk into the classroom they see every little detail on you. It doesn’t matter if it is something big like a new bag or if it’s a hairband. They will see it. And tell you.
Last week I dressed all in black and I had this turquoise-leopard cardigan over. I was hot so I took it off. I continued talking and this little one just interrupted me and said ”Teacher, you overdid it with the black.”. Hahaha, little critics. I love them! ๐Ÿ™‚

Anyway, these are the pics of what I wore to work this week.

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Happy Friday everyone! I couldn’t wait for it to come!

Hope you’ll have a nice evening whether you decide to stay home in your PJs or go out!

Bye bye! =)

P.S.ย I’m curious, do you have some kind of dress code at your work place?

Project Undecided

I went thrift shopping yesterday. I saw this great hat two days ago, but didn’t have the time to go in. Unfortunately, I didn’t get it. Just as I walked in the store, some lady was trying it on. *sad* ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

However, I did see this waaaay too big dress and immediately thought it would make a great party dress.

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I really love the details on the fabric.

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Initially I had this idea of a pencil dress above the knees with 3/4 sleeves. Something like the red dress down. Then I saw this neon dress and loved it! Now I’m not sure what to do?

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All I know is that I don’t want to mess it up. Since I am still a beginner, I am feeling a bit subconscious about my sewing skills. I would like to wear the dress when I’m done with it!

So I’m looking for some nice patterns along the lines od the pictures above, but if you’ve got any other suggestions I would love to hear them!

What would you do with this dress?