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Muumi, where do you go?

Added Dec 25, 2013

by Rikamekko

Kanto Region, Japan






I was absolutely attracted the muumi fabric for adults when I saw at first sight on the internet.
It looks calm and very like north europe.
So I didn’t have difficulty to using the fabric for making my outfit.

The pattern I used is from japanese sewing magazine published last year.

This picture of the fabric tells me a story.

Material Notes

Cotton, Interfacing, wooden button, leather tape




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type

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    Dec 28, 2013, 01.29 PMby dgprado

    Wow!! It looks beautiful. It is the first time I hear about this moomin family :) Love the printing… Where did you get it?

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      Dec 28, 2013, 01.54 PMby Rikamekko

      Thank you dgprado : ) Such lovely family isn’t it^^ I get it from online shopping site called rakuten.

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    Dec 26, 2013, 06.29 PMby step-van-b

    I love your jacket Rikamekko. It reminds me of my childhood. Too cute.

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      Dec 26, 2013, 09.39 PMby Rikamekko

      Thank you step-van-b : ) Did you watch moomin anime when you were child? I did often watched.
      But moomin is deep story as original works : )

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      Dec 26, 2013, 09.54 PMby step-van-b

      Yes, I watched them back then :)

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    Dec 25, 2013, 10.36 PMby Mary Athey

    Fabulous!! I just adore this. It’s quirky and so full of gun and you did the fabric justice by picking a pattern that shows it of x

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      Dec 26, 2013, 09.35 PMby Rikamekko

      Thank you Mary Athey : ) I don’t wanna wear clothes that everyone wears. I like unique and having full of originality things ; )

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    Dec 25, 2013, 09.34 PMby saxsilverain

    i love love LOVE this!! (yes, i love Moomin as well, of course!) you chose the perfect jacket pattern for this super lovely fabric, so that people can still see the complete illustration. great job! does the back side also have Moomin illustration?

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      Dec 26, 2013, 09.31 PMby Rikamekko

      Thank you saxsilverain : ) That’s good to hear you also love moomin ; )) Yeah when I saw the pattern on the magazine. I couldn’t stop to make this using the moomin fabric. Actually the back is just whole navy,hehe.

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    Dec 25, 2013, 11.30 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is absolutely Gorgeous Rikamekko! I do love the Moomin troll :) It is actually a Finnish-Swedish author and illustrator, Tove Jansson who created this children’s book figure :-) Lucky you who can wear this nice blouse-jacket!

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      Dec 26, 2013, 09.27 PMby Rikamekko

      Thank you Ellen : ) It isn’t too much to say that moomin novels are bible to me. They tells precious things that couldn’t see by eyes. Important things are invisible. I feel with moomin characters wearing it.

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      Dec 26, 2013, 09.34 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      That is so sweet Rikamekko – maybe I should give the Moomin more attention too.. – haven’t seen them since our boys were very young.. :)

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