Yearly Archives: 2011

Silk Embroidery Factory

In the town of Suzhou, China, there is a factory that is making hand embroidered art. We were invited to take a tour with a guide. I was very impressed to see the women handembroidered paintings in beautiful silk. They did not draw anything on the fabric before embrodiering it, they only used a picture in [...]

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On the other side of the World!


  I am off on vacation this week, my first trip to China. I am in a city by the name of Suzhou, an hour away from Shanghai. I am very lucky as I had a wonderful guided tour at the Silk Factory.  A guide took us on a tour, showing the complete development from worm tosilk.  First picture is the small silkworms, we [...]

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The one hour dress!

To have an overlock machine is the best thing in the world, that is because it is faboulous to create quick projects. I made a dress out of a knitted fabric (second fabric from Stockholm) within an hour. I used the Husqvarna Viking® Huskylock s15 for the construction. My daughter took the picture of me in the finished dress, [...]

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The Final Touch!

Lila kjolen

The skirt I did sew in Greece, is finished. I did make a few additional details to it. Two rows of braid that I stitched in plase using the Husqvarna Viking Transparent Foot B. To get it in the exact correct position, I marked lines, usign a fabric marker then used a double faced fusible stabiliser [...]

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Last week, we went to Stockholm to see a Fashion Exhibition. Before we went home we did get the chance to visit a Husqvarna Viking® sewing machine store that also sells fabric.  I ended up buying five fabrics! The brown fabric, is what I have now started to sew.  I did decorate the fabric to make [...]

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    Lena Kantis
    I have my office in Sweden, but I do also travel worldwide to teach and to share the Joy of Sewing. The Sew Fun! blog, is sharing all the latest HUSQVARNA VIKING® news, regarding all our sewing products. Lot of inspiration, videos, and pictures for you to get inspired by! Happy Sewing!

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