Tagged with Sewing

Merinda the home made mermaid

Merinda the home made mermaid

My daughter’s latest school project was to design and make her own toy. She could make anything, although the school suggested a board game, however, with a little help from Mum (me) Madeline designed and made this beautiful Mermaid called Merinda. It was such fun and we’re so pleased with the result we decided to … Continue reading

Tea towel draw-string pump bag

Tea towel draw-string pump bag

Can you believe this cute draw-sting pump bag started life as a tea towel (or viskestykke)?  After making my carrier bag tidy from a tea towel I though why not a pump bag? After all, the tea towels are so pretty, great quality, the right size and all the seams have been sewn for me. … Continue reading

Carrier bag tidy

Carrier bag tidy

We have carrier bags everywhere, in drawers, under the sink and in our carrier bag holder, the one I bought in Dubai which cost me a fortune and hardly fits any bag in it. So, I decide to make my own, my Grandma has been making them for years so she showed me how and … Continue reading

Beautiful silk, beautiful scarves

Beautiful silk, beautiful scarves

I´ve been going around Dubai buying silk in different colors and patterns. I´m spending hours in front of the sewing machine and in the next days I will show you the final result. Just wanted to give you a sneak peek of what is to come. Arna

Buying fabrics in Dubai

Buying fabrics in Dubai

If you want to buy fabrics in Dubai your destination should be Satwa or the Textile Souk in Bur Dubai. Which place you choose depends on what you are looking for. In Satwa you can buy all the things you need for your sewing, that is fabric, threads, buttons, zippers, scissors and so on. The fabric … Continue reading