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

Which Fabric Face Mask pattern do I like the best?

Well ... I'm blogging over at the Lányos Handmade Shop this weekend. If you would like to learn the answer to that question, and more importantly leave your own opinion, head on over here! Thank you! Oh! While you're over there, don't forget to sign up for "The Bag Blog", the Lányos Handmade Newsletter -… Continue reading Which Fabric Face Mask pattern do I like the best?

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 …

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

A new (old?) pattern release!

I hope everyone is taking care of themselves in these troubling times. My prayers go out to you. All is well here so far, we are #selfisolating - working from home, keeping busy with activities (SEWING!!!) and chores around the house & yard, and only venturing out for necessities every few weeks. I have finished the… Continue reading A new (old?) pattern release!

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, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

Inspiration … called DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2019!

For those of you not familiar with the DESIGNIN' DECEMBER Challenge, this will be the 4th year now I've been coveting all the fabulous garments in the stores, magazines, online or on the runway. All the while thinking ... "Why buy when you can make it yourself - better and for less money?" Last DESIGNIN'… Continue reading Inspiration … called DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2019!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Pants, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns

Sewing Jeans: Pockets and Fly Front

I've started on my Jeans! The fabric has been cut out and sitting in pile for a little while now. It's about time! I'm using Vogue V8774 and a black denim with a bit of a stretch. I've made Jeans before here, and I already have a matching denim jacket here. This will be my… Continue reading Sewing Jeans: Pockets and Fly Front

Bag Making, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Lányos Handmade, Sewing, sewing patterns, The Calgary Stampede

I’m back!!!

Did you miss me? It seems just a little while ago I packed my bag and my travel buddy, Jerry the Minion, and left my sewing machine behind. I did have a couple of weeks off there - it went by so fast. I had a blast! I made a few new friends on my… Continue reading I’m back!!!

Bag Making, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns

Celebrating Canada Day with a gift for you!

Today is the start of many days away from the office for me - my summer holidays! I'm almost giddy - so much so I want to share a small gift with you to celebrate ... but more on that later! I'm starting my time off with careful planning of what has to be done… Continue reading Celebrating Canada Day with a gift for you!