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!

Bag Making, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns

Be a Lányos Handmade Pattern Tester!

The time has come and my Gemma© Bag Pattern is ready to be tested. Would you like to be involved? I would LOVE some real feedback! Pattern Testers will receive a DRAFT copy of the Gemma© Bag PDF Pattern, sew it up, and let me know how I did. Did the pattern make sense? Is… Continue reading Be a Lányos Handmade Pattern Tester!