Cosplay · Finished works · Yleinen

And now for something complitely different: Worbla

The year has only run for a few months now, and during these few months, our landlord has redone our kitchen and now they are redoing the floorings of the entire apartment complex. So while all of my sewing stuff is packed away in boxes and the whole apartment a big old mess, I decided… Continue reading And now for something complitely different: Worbla

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Finished works · Yleinen

It’s alive! Or the creation of the FrankenDolly

Hiii! I haven't written anything in a while have I? Well, I'm writing now! My first project for 2018 was to make myself a dressform to work historic costumes on. As workable as Dolly has been this far, I've felt that I need a more accurate mannequin. At first I though about following Lauren from… Continue reading It’s alive! Or the creation of the FrankenDolly

Research · Yleinen

Restoration project: P. Sidorow sewing machine pt.3

This time will be most text and links, as I have been hunting down the machine's date and possible place of manufacture. Last time I wrote anything on the machine, I was under the impression that the machine had been made in Germany, and the foot had been assembled in Finland. I e-mailed the Cultural… Continue reading Restoration project: P. Sidorow sewing machine pt.3

Work in progress · Yleinen

Restoration project: P. Sidorow sewing machine pt.2

It's been a while since I updated any progress with the machine. This is due to work and weather problems. I already posted that I cannot do sanding and painting at my appartment, so I've been doing all of those at my parents house. Except all the days I've been free to go, it's been… Continue reading Restoration project: P. Sidorow sewing machine pt.2

Work in progress · Yleinen

Restoration project: P. Sidorow sewing machine pt.1

For as long as I can remember there was this old sewing machine leg sitting under a huge tree at my grandmother's cottage. This summer I finally had the courage to ask if I could have it and make a side table from it. Since granma has been trying to get rid of some stuff… Continue reading Restoration project: P. Sidorow sewing machine pt.1