Bag Making, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, I made it!! 2020, Lányos Handmade, Sewing

Make your Black Friday a GREEN FRIDAY!

I've noticed some businesses and retailers advocating for a greener lifestyle, not all of them, and perhaps not even enough, but many are interested in passing on a greener earth to the next generation.  It is also up to us as individuals to bring about this change. For a start, this Black Friday why not… Continue reading Make your Black Friday a GREEN FRIDAY!

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DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts, Tops

Designin’ December 2020!

The DESIGNIN' DECEMBER Sewing Challenge is FIVE years old!  I wonder how much that is in cat years? 🙂  This will be the 5th year that I have been sizing up all the fashions in the stores, magazines, online or on the runway. All the while thinking ... "Why buy when you can make it… Continue reading Designin’ December 2020!

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1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Fabrics, I made it!! 2020, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

Time for tops! The Folkwear Old Mexico Dress

I am still finishing off replacing some of my casual wear.  One of the summer tops I am making is the "Old Mexico Dress/Top" from Folkwear.  I won this pattern on IG through the @sewover50 giveaway #so50sewalong.  Love @sewover50, you should check it out! My sewing partner @auntie_pauwa_sews won the same pattern and finished her's… Continue reading Time for tops! The Folkwear Old Mexico Dress

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1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Activewear, Fabrics, I made it!! 2020, Janome sewing machines, Sewing, sewing machine feet, Sewing machines, sewing patterns, Tops

Time for Tops!

It appears that the past months of working remotely at home, in casual clothes, has worn out the limited Collection of Casual Clothes I had in my closet! Since I have been on a #RTWfast since 2015, I am going to remedy this by putting aside my bag making and bag pattern designing, temporarily, and… Continue reading Time for Tops!

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1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Fabrics, I made it!! 2020, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns

I think every story I tell nowadays starts with the same line …

... when I was at the store the other day ... Anyway, when I was at the store the other day, I forgot to buy "Swiffer Duster refills". Well with two cats and a forest in the back yard, vacuuming and dusting is really important to us.  Then again, staying home and limiting our trips… Continue reading I think every story I tell nowadays starts with the same line …

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Fabrics, I made it!! 2020, Indie sewing patterns, Lányos Handmade, Sewing, sewing patterns

Fabric face masks and a “Bad” Day, that was actually a “Good” Day …

Just before I get into my "Bad" Day, that was actually a "Good" Day, I'd like to recap the deal on my Fabric face masks: I still have a few left, a few cut out and lots of 100% cotton fabric to make more. Just email me at lanyoshandmade (at) gmail (dot) com or message… Continue reading Fabric face masks and a “Bad” Day, that was actually a “Good” Day …