4.12.11

Fabrics for my baby

I saw these beautiful panels by Michael Miller some time ago, love them so much but didn't buy them until I'm pregnant of a baby girl... :-)  I'm so lucky as D'amani Cotton was willing to help me to get them.





 

This is my interpretation of what my baby should have for her bedding ~ just simple white cotton sheet with little embroidery rather than those loud colours and vivid motifs...
My hubby will custom make her mattress and pillows while I'll do the sewing.  As for her Fairies baby quilt, I'll leave to Anita to make one for her :-)


And not forgetting something special for my beloved son, Alif Harriz, also a Fairies quilt in Periwinkle to match with his baby sister... :-)  He just can't wait to see her! :-)






I hope it will be in time for me to make all her necessities.  December is the last month for me to finish all orders by my dear customers.  I just want to create something beautiful for her with peace of mind without having to worry about pending orders.  And to show my syukur to Allah, I'll be making not only for her; I've planned to give my handmade away to relatives, close friends and the needy.  

May God bless us all.  Thank you Allah for answering my prayer (it was such a short notice, but you've answered me so promptly!).

1.10.11

Passion for Silkstone

My little sis spent a week with me and managed to shoot quite a few pics of my Silkstone Barbie doll.  Since I bought her, I haven't had any chance to make her any dresses so she had to borrow some from my other Barbies.  Then, my sis was so excited she decided to make clothes for her! 





Handsewn by my sis, Farah




Handsewn by my sis, Farah
All beautiful shots taken by Farah Othman.

2.9.11

Salam Aidilfitri

Inilah sebahagian dari projek Sulam Cabut Sarawak yang sempat diabadikan di sini... 





















 

20.6.11

Dear Valued Customer,


My puan, cik puan Erpha Ahdayani Othman is so busy with your Raya Orders.  So forgive her if she couldn't update her blog and please don't blame her if her blog is soon to be 'bersawang'.  :-)

This is me, Silkstone Barbie reporting exclusively for my puan.  Thank you and have a nice day! :-)

30.5.11

Couple Sulam Cabut

Assalam...

I made this for a loving couple who celebrate their anniversary in May...

Mdm M says she came to know about Sulam Cabut few years ago when her husband was posted in Sarawak for the first time.  Now, still living in Sarawak, they have collected quite a few patterns embellished on their traditional Baju Kurungs and Baju Melayu and they just love this needle art dearly.







Happy Anniversary!  May happiness and love be with you both! :-)

At the moment, I'm occupied with Raya orders but I'll try my best to post more from time to time, next will be Sulam Cabut on Baju Kurung Pesak Gantung, another couple Sulam Cabut and more!  :-)

10.5.11

Baju Melayu Kanak-kanak Bersulam Cabut

Dear all...

This is yet another long-delayed Baju Melayu for my son, finally done! :-)

Fullview.  I skipped the Sulam on the pockets


Simple neckline finishing echoing the Sulam




The sleeves
Alif chan.  :-)  Inventing a 'phone' using a can, just before Iqra' lesson  



When you have an almost 7 year-old boy, you'll tend to find all your kitchen supplies / groceries missing.  There's one time when I found out my jar of cooking oil layered with water underneath, reason being, he just wanted to know which is lighter!  All this stuff with lemon and bicarbonate powder etc... And with wooden crane lifting the keys... Anyway, I still love him!

Till then, have a great day! :-)

10.4.11

Cowboy Shirt for Alif Harriz

Assalam...

I made this cowboy shirt right after returning from a three-day Promosi Jualan MARA in Miri.  Sewing is a great therapy for my stressful mind and my tired body.  Anyway, it's been a great experience to meet and to educate people what smocking is all about :-).

Back to the shirt, it was supposed to be a picture-smocked shirt with pictures of horses on it's yoke and back.  Material I used is US cotton plain blue and I used the red checker cotton I bought from Crafty Buddy .

It was supposed to be a long-sleeved shirt but alas!  This is size 4 (abandoned for so long, can you believe this?!) Since Alif Harriz (turns 7 this year) is a small (but tall) young boy, so hubby suggested short sleeves.  The right solution indeed! :-) 










This is the first time I make a boy shirt and I plan to make another one for him using the same pattern but this time will use denim and size 6.

His comment?  "Well done Mama!"