Category Archives: Inspirations

Kids Clothes Week Challenge 2012

I’ve signed up for Kids Clothes Week Challenge over at ElsieMarley.com… It sounds like fun! Basically, you set aside one hour a day to focus on completeing a sewing project for your kids. And it’s fun because lots of people are signing up and joining in to share their sewing projects, update on their progress and read more »

Chinese New Year Dresses

Every Chinese New Year, I go into a sewing frenzy. I used to sew new cushion covers, new curtains for my kitchen, and of course, new dresses for the kids. It’s a Chinese tradition to wear new clothes on the first day of the new year to signify a new  beginning, but many of us read more »

Make your own Rubber Stamps!

A few months ago, I got addicted to this magazine – Mollie Makes, which got me started on crocheting. In the magazine, they invited readers to submit their own craft ideas and here’s mine. Rubber stamp making! I first picked this up from a book I bought in Japan about 5 years ago, and despite hopping read more »

Sewer’s Block

Is there such a thing? Like writer’s block? Last week inspiration hit me to create a really poofy skirt for my kids. I bought C some purple with white polka dots fabric, plus some white tulle. But the problem with sewing without a pattern is that I overestimated. I was trying to make a gather read more »

Crochet collar dress

I came across something like this on another blog, but I can’t seem to find it anywhere in my bookmarks. Anyway, the idea was similar but she didn’t have a pattern because she just made it up as she went along, and so I just tried doing the same thing! It is basically a lattice read more »

Apple Cosies

Mollie Makes wasn’t kidding when they said crocheting was addictive. After getting the hand of making the flowers. (No pics yet because they disappeared right off my table when I attached them to elastic hairbands and have already gotten lost, so I need to go look for them) And then I crocheted a bag (a read more »

Etsy Inspirations

I was “window shopping” on Etsy for vintage fabrics and stumbled upon this listing. I know it’s not a dress or fabric but I love the pattern! Here is the other one But I’m afraid it will look too much like home dec fabric. Will the dress turn out like a curtain or wallpaper? But read more »

latest obsession – crochet

First of all, I would like to say that this magazine is sooo expensive in Singapore (Just like COEs). But I loved the previous issue so much I told myself I needed this one to do further research into crafts and craft related businesses In the end, I ended up with a new obsession – read more »

New fabric line from Sarah Jane Studios

I first came across Sarah’s work on etsy. I bought some prints from her cuz I just love her vintage style illustrations. And guess what! She now has a new fabric line! I can’t get hold of any yet so I can’t take a photo, apparently alot of it is sold out so I have read more »