Every crafty person loves the Craft Magazine (and did you know that you can subscribe to the CRAFT Magazine and read it online – even when you live outside the USA?). And so I feel especially honored that they published my robot tutorial in their blog:
They are without any doubt a RevoluzZza bestseller:
I bought this really nice fabric with the little lake, the trees and those animals on it already some time ago – and I loved to use it for the second try with my Bernina serger.
I’m really happy with the result: A cute shirt for my daughter. And as there is a tiny little monkey somewhere on the shirt – my daughter calls it her “Mr. Nilsson shirt”. And as she is such a huge Pippi Longstocking fan – it wasn’t easy to persuade her to take it off again :-)
The shirt is my own design. There are …
I started this year by buying something really nice: A brandnew and phantastic Bernina overlock sewing machine/serger. I already sewed some cute dresses for my daughter with my Pfaff sewing machine – and although I really liked the results, I was always aware that I would need a serger soon.
And now I’m learning to work with my wonderful new serger – and it’s really true (like many told me): It’s much easier to work with a serger than you might think.
I’m not a fan of buying patterns and working after them – this is cutting back my creativity …
One of the new revoluzZzaionary things this year will be that I’m going to find special colors for the different seasons which will dominate my collection of creations and clothes (yes, clothes – you will find more about that soon. Stay tuned). And for spring I tried a lot, combined many colors, looked over many, many fabrics… and finally I went for my first color combination:
It’s yellow, red and aqua/turquoise/light blue.
I never liked yellow very much – and that’s exactly the reason why I chose this color first and tried to find a combination which made me like …
Ali from buttonhead.org talks about how she quit her day job and started to live her personal dream.