Xmas presents : sewing, customizing and felting

Happy new year, and best wishes to you !! I hope you’ll have a healthy and creative year !!

This year I made the presents for my daughters. Can’t say I was very organised though. Because of the Xmas markets and all the preparations ahead, it only occured to me 2 days prior to the big day that I wanted to make things for them.

Not to worry though. I locked myself in my new crafting studio, and let the sewing machine roar. Here’s what I made :
night gown from repurposed tshirt, by Sylvie Damey, http://sylviedamey.com night gown from repurposed tshirt, by Sylvie Damey, http://sylviedamey.com night gown from repurposed tshirt, by Sylvie Damey, http://sylviedamey.com
For my older daughter, I transformed a plain t-shirt into a pretty nightie. Added fun ruffles to the (priorly cut for some Barbie clothes I guess) sleeves with funky orange/fushia striped jersey knit. Used this pretty raspberry vintage fabric for the skirt, from my grandmother’s stash of fabrics. And added some mushroom and owl appliqu

2 réactions sur “ Xmas presents : sewing, customizing and felting ”

  1. EL Réponse

    How marvelously creative — and at the last minute?! The nightie looks more like a party dress. And the mitts are truly jazzy. Hope you can post pix of them playing the sax. Thanks for your English blog (I’ll have to read the French one more!) and have a great creative year.

    • Administrator Réponse

      Thanks EL !! Yes I’ll have to ask my brother for a picture of him playing the sax wearing the mitts 🙂 And thanks for your kind comments on the nightie !!! 😀

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