Like every year this year too I made a new Saree & Pallu Set for Lakshmi Deity and the colors I picked matched mine and Sisira’s attire (a closest match though) ❤ The fabric I used is a silk Dupioni (available in the US in yards) and the gold and green silk border is fromContinue reading “Varalakshmi Vratam 2019”
Category Archives: Sewing
Baby Burp Cloth
Baby burp cloths make wonderful and practical gifts. They are super useful and can be used in many ways. I made them as gifts and want to make for my little one too and it is one of the first baby projects I took up. The burp cloths I have done before for my nieceContinue reading “Baby Burp Cloth”
Easy baby blanket – 2 yards and 30 minutes
I am still at beginner/intermediate level of sewing and a quick project like this can never be boring. You look forward to finish it and get pretty excited with the results..;-) I made several of them( to be precise 12 baby blankets) full size, carseat and stroller blankets for friends and thought why not I postContinue reading “Easy baby blanket – 2 yards and 30 minutes”
Saree and Pallu set for Varalakshmi Vratham!
Goddess Lakshmi is also called Varalakshmi/Varamahalakshmi, the one who grants the boon “Vara”. It is celebrated by south Indians on the second Friday of Shravana Month as per the Hindu Calendar. This year (2015) it is falling on 28th Augusut. My husband’s family has the tradition of placing Goddess Lakshmi roopu(face) on Kalash and myContinue reading “Saree and Pallu set for Varalakshmi Vratham!”
DIY Decorative Pillows!
Everyone craves change – it can be painting the walls, rearranging the existing decor or even reupholstering the furniture. But, not all of them are budget friendly or easy solution. The change has to be affordable and small, yet bring a great difference. And something that is easy and quick is adding seating and decorativeContinue reading “DIY Decorative Pillows!”
Easy pillow/cushion/seat cover
My kitchen barstools needed makeover for a long time. They were given to us by a friend and I have been using IKEA chair cushions. In our new home, those red chair seats weren’t blending well the rest of the room 😦 Last week, with the perfect fabric on hand, I couldn’t wait to make some quickContinue reading “Easy pillow/cushion/seat cover”
We always have some favorite things that we are not ready to get rid off, even after they get old. And for me clothes are one such thing. So, when you/your kid have really pretty designs on a top/dress/tee/shirt, one of the way to feel good is to repurpose 🙂 Today, I am posting one ofContinue reading “Applique/Patchwork”
“Happiness is Handmade”
Don’t you agree!! Yesterday after spending 8 hours ( of course with multiple breaks) I finished 8 placemats for our dinner table(extendable) 🙂 and when I was finally done, I was absolutely happy and forgot all the pain..:) Aren’t they pretty?? And it costed me less than 15 bucks 😉 I found the placemats in stores are biggerContinue reading ““Happiness is Handmade””