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?
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 …
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 …
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!
... 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 …
It was a fabulous turnout for Designin' December 2019! So many people told me they wanted to vote for ALL the Sewists - why did they have to choose just a few! But don't worry, everyone did so well, and you were all within points of each other! This Designin' December we had 21 Sewists… Continue reading The Designin’ December winners!
As we review the entries below, let's keep in mind my favourite thought when browsing through the shops or magazines, online or physical: “Why buy when you can make it yourself – better and for less money?” In no special order, here are the entries: @sewlastminutelisa @groovygreylook @sewbknit @paulalovestosew @thehippestpocket @mandi.sews @raquel_sewing_knitting_in_asia @wis_g @brigitann And… Continue reading How to vote for your Designin’ December favourite!
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!
Let's just get to it! @seamracer of IG and of the blog, Seam Racer, has a 2nd entry! Her Designer Original from the Versace spring/summer 2018 RTW Collection and her Designer Copy ... Next @theladydeejay with her 1960's Leslie Fay dress, which she purchased for herself, and then studied to make proper fitting pattern pieces,… Continue reading More Designin’ December entries!
Yes! I have one more! @seamracer of IG and of the blog, Seam Racer, was inspired by a luxurious 1947 Christian Dior coat dress. (Oh, yes, before I forget, she has a ton of details and photographs on her blog!) Yes, vintage designers are allowed. Here is her Designer Original ... ... and here is… Continue reading One more Designin’ December entry!