Second handmade leather item this year, I know it’s slow.
1. Picked up a scrap leather piece from designer fabric on Queen Street West. I liked the cheerfulness of the bright yellow. Cut out the pieces, and found a matching zipper.
Continue reading “2016 Finished Handmade – 2”
Love this pattern, and love this yarn! I think I can almost say this is my favorite yarn so far: so light, and yet so warm. Nimes by Pierrot Yarns from Japan, each skein is only 25 grams. This loosely fit long sleeve sweater only took a little more than 4 skeins. Continue reading “2015 Finished Handmade – 6”
USB Pocket v2
Remember this USB pocket v1? The fabric didn’t hold up that well, after one year of use, it’s now looking like this:
I made v2, this time with denim, doubled the capacity, and changed to zipper for more safety. I am loving it!
I have this thing for linen fabric, and made myself an apron using some leftover fabric from a top. I was surprised to find two pieces that have matching colors. Pattern was taken using my existing apron, noting fancy, but a very functional one. This is the original lovely striped linen fabric:
This is my almost-done apron, the front pocket fabric is also the same as the back of the apron, very earthy color, right?
上周去了西加勒比海游轮，顺道在佛罗里达玩了三天，回来休息了几天后，开始更新我的新作。 在布店看到这块布，颜色，花样，和厚度都比较适合做包包。 买回来后，决定尝试新技巧： 拼布。
以前一直觉得做包比做衣服简单，但是我其实从来没有成功过。 对于有表布和里布的东西, 我的大脑好像很难想像它们之间的关系是怎么缝制的。 呵呵。 不过这几个月终于有点进步了，当然也是因为有比较清晰的制作过程讲解。
很普通的化妆包，在网上找到这个非常简单明了的制作讲解。 才发现, 原来做包包可以完全不用锁边耶，因为所有的毛边都不会外露:
周末手提包，来自Cotton Friend, 现在周末出门都用这个了, 只放钱包和手机, 很轻便：