It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… party!
Holidays are coming, I’m so psyched! Call me childish or sentimental, but I just love Christmas. And not only the Christmas day, but the month (or two) before it. In fact, that’s the best part of the holidays, the build-up. That magical feeling of the holiday season is just so relaxing and nostalgic! Listening to […]
The one-hour-and-twenty-minutes skirt
The Spring/Summer 2015 collection is on the way, and it’s keeping us very busy. This might sound exaggerated, but creating a pattern collection is a six-month-job, day and night (ok, it was exaggerated, we do sleep too). Sometimes it feels like there’s just no time for anything else, not even sewing something just for fun. […]
Mai oh Mai!
Lumme & Vanamo <3 Linen
Recently we were asked to write a blog & tutorial post for The Fabrics-Store – a web store specialized in linen fabrics. We absolutely love linen, for so many reasons; it’s beautiful, ecological, cool (as in perfect for summer use, because it doesn’t make you drip like some fabrics! But also just cool 😉 ) and very […]
Who actually made your clothes?
This is a question that seems to be very difficult to answer, and isn’t raised often enough. It’s quite hard to imagine the path that our garments go through, from the cotton field to our wardrobes, and even harder to know for sure, what kind of a process a single item of clothing undergoes before […]
Believe you can make!
”Fashion revolution day will honour the 1133 garment makers who were killed in a single incident in April and call for change so that this can never happen again. Fashion revolution day 24th April 2014 – this annual appointment on the anniversary of the disaster will help to raise awareness of the true cost of fashion, show the world […]
Big news – Named patterns are soon available as good old printed patterns! We have recently received our first batch of printed pattern packages, and they are waiting to be added to our shop during this month. The patterns can already be bought from a couple of retailers in Finland and France; you can check […]
Alva is a many-splendored thing!
… or maybe multi-functional or versatile, but that just sounded more catchy. Alva Collar pattern has been returned to our shop today – it’s an accessory that is so easy to alter and make unique, it’s actually more like a piece of jewelry than a garment. Plus, it’s very simple and fast to sew, and […]