sewing

Pants for him

I believe this is my first sewing projects for my boy, Alhumdulillah! I have to say it is a bit difficult to get into the mindset of sewing for boys after having sewn for myself, and then 3 girls, haha. If you follow me on instagram you may have seen my new resolution for 2017.. […] Read more…

World of Threads Festival 2016

It was a funny coincidence that just when I started to have a growing interest in textile art, I came across a flyer for an upcoming textile festival- the World of Threads Festival! I feel a little sad that I missed so many years of this festival in the past and only came to know […] Read more…

Experimenting with Fabric Printing

We’ve been experimenting the past couple of days with fabric printing. When I say we, I am referring to my daughters and I, of course. Whatever Mama is doing, the girls want in on the fun! And being that we live in such a small apartment there really is no where to hide. So we […] Read more…

Free-Motion Embroidery

I’m not sure when my love to textile art began. Maybe it was when I met my husband and got introduced to the beautiful handwork and embroidery on Pakistani fabrics and clothing. Maybe it was when my Grandmother gifted me a beautiful second-hand needlepoint framed picture of colourful flowers in a vase. Or maybe it […] Read more…

Skirts for the girls

You know, skirts have to be the most satisfying project to make. An article of clothing that looks great, is functional, and only takes 10 minutes to sew, awesome! So naturally the first project I make after stowing my sewing machine away for the past couple of months is a skirt. Or many skirts for […] Read more…

Little lessons in sewing

I’ve had a lot of beginner sewing students visit me this past month, and learn little lessons in sewing, and each time they come, gradually building on their skills. I wanted to share some of the projects they’ve worked on in our little sewing studio corner. I hope to keep taking snapshots of their completed […] Read more…

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