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 …

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 …

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

Fabric face masks, an unusual turkey, and old chocolate …

Weird opening, huh? Starting to sound like the story of my life! 😂😂😂 No worries! Recently, I was asked by a friend if I would make a mask for her mom. So I asked around and a few other people wished to have masks too. So began the journey. I ended up being buried in… Continue reading Fabric face masks, an unusual turkey, and old chocolate …

Denim, Fabrics, I made it!! 2020, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

The “demise” of Dolly …

... it's rather a frustrating story ... but first, let's start with some sewing chit chat! At the beginning of this year, I told myself I would do ALL my mending and sewing repairs and finish those UFO's, before I started a new project. I did pretty well! I must admit that it took a… Continue reading The “demise” of Dolly …

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

More Designin’ December, including my own!

Isn't it amazing how many entries there have been!!! I'm going to show you a few more! Saba Lodhi from our Designin' December Facebook Group has her Designer Original by Jason Wu. and her Designer Copy! @thesewinggoatherd or her blog The Sewing Goatherd and the Designer Original that inspired her to make her Mother's Mother… Continue reading More Designin’ December, including my own!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Dresses, Fabrics, Lányos Handmade, Sewing

One busy weekend after another!

... seriously 😁 who has time to sew ... but they were wonderful weekends! Last weekend I discovered Dragon Alley in Victoria’s Chinatown. My sister @JCVArtStudio was one of the featured artists in "Art in the Alley" held by the Victoria Arts Council in Dragon Alley. I have lived here for 31 years and never… Continue reading One busy weekend after another!