• craft

    Swing tags

    Happy Easter Monday and hello April 2013 – oh how the the time is flying this year! It’s that time of the year when one feels they need to have a spring clean and de-clutter the sewing studio space. Whilst trying to do a tidy up, I found plenty of small pieces of wonderful African print fabric that I couldn’t quite bring myself to part with. Handmade swing tags: With a bottle of glue in one hand, fabric pieces and luggage tags in the other hand, I created these new swing tags for my Etsy items. I think they look pretty interesting, and a nice new ending place for the small…

  • Fabric

    Fabric currently in stock for custom designs

    I have recently received a few enquiries about fabric I have for skirts and custom design orders through my Etsy shop. Below you will find a selection of fabrics that have been purchased in London, UK and are considered African or Holland Wax print designs.  These are available at the moment for use in custom design orders. Just mention the name of the fabric in your enquiry and I’ll check if I have enough in stock for your design. Custom orders are available: You can enquire about custom orders through Etsy conversation www.madebynomes.etsy.com  or contact me via naomi[at]madebynomes.com Thanks, Nomes x [mantra-multi][mantra-column width=”1/2″] [/mantra-column] [mantra-column width=”1/2″] [/mantra-column] [/mantra-multi] And now…

  • Inspiration

    Made By Nomes 2012 Sewing

    I set myself a task last year to make homemade gifts for my friends and family. I think I did a pretty good job of making gifts – now let me think back to some of the wonderful handmade gifts I gave as presents: Party ¾ shorts, Girls dresses, Girls skirt, Boys shorts, Boys waistcoat, Waistcoat, Party shorts, Party trousers, Party pants, Ipad covers and a couple of Tote bags and numerous purses and make up bags. You’ll find more photos on madebynomes.com and www.facebook.com/MadeByNomes My online shop MadeByNomes.Etsy.com had it’s first sale and also finished with 14 items being sold, including 9 pairs of Party Shorts. So what will…

  • Party Pant

    Party Pant and African Print designs for Rock Werchter

    Made By Nomes designs will be making an appearance at Rock Werchter next weekend. With only 6 days to go, I have been busy in my sewing studio every day after work revving my sewing machine to finish the African Print outfits for our music festival adventures!! Dylan will be sporting some awesome Party Pants – 4 different prints. Here is one I have finished. Angus will be seen in this awesome Party Waistcoat And be sure to look out for me in my Party Shorts 🙂   Check out and LIKE my facebook page – www.facebook.com/MadeBy Nomes