There are not enough dresses with pockets. I just want the roomy comfort of a dress AND the convenience of stashing keys and coins in my jeans pockets. This Japanese sewing pattern was the perfect solution. It’s a cute, casual dress with two front pockets!
Japanese knitting patterns have always intimidated me, even though I can read Japanese. This is because Japanese knitting patterns use charts and diagrams, not worded descriptions as found in English patterns. For example, an English pattern might say, “single crochet to end of row”. A Japanese knitting pattern would depict this in a diagram where all rows have the same symbol. Confusing? Well not anymore!
Bento bag, or a lunch box bag, keeps your lunch, snacks and cutlery all in a tidy bundle. Using my free sewing pattern and tutorial, you’ll soon have a beautiful bag with handles to make lunch time more fun. AND eco-friendly.
Does it bother you when you see someone throw a cigarette butt out of their car window? Or a beautiful park tarnished by cans and bottles on the ground; all of which could be recycled? If this kind of stuff makes you mad, but paralysed about what you can do to make a difference, then read on!
Sew in Love is changing direction, and evolving into a creativity and simple living blog. Here is why…
Thank you for hanging in there, whilst I navigate my way through my new life as a mother of two. A move back to Australia from the US, two babies and building a house—all within three years, have been quite a challenge! These life altering events have led me to slow down, and re-evaluate what’s worth fretting over in life.