Hello, hello wonderful! How is that fabric stash going? Any progress on your scrap fabric bin? Today I am sharing my latest obsession ( I have made 4 of these in 1 day) to reduce your stash and put those precious pretty remnants in wonderful use, and to make pretty Valentine’s day or Mothers day … Continue reading Pretty cosmetic bags – free Burda Style tutorial
Recently at work we went through nomination process for Partner of the Quarter! One of my shift supervisors won this award and so it happens that all the birthday and other gifts I prepare for my team members – are handmade. Without long considerations I started wondering what should I make to celebrate the distinctive … Continue reading Pillow talk + origami pocket
Sewcialists, Happy New Year! I hope that everyone is off to a fabulous start, with bright new ideas and inspirations, and of course full of discounted fabric that you bought during Christmas shopping spree. Are you going to stash it? And forget about it? And won’t touch it? And save it for that special pattern? I … Continue reading Say “NO” to fabric stashing!
For multiple fashion seasons we have seen chic paired with comfy, glamour hidden underneath simplicity and vise versa. I have always enjoyed the innovation of the look, I have pinned many pictures on my Pinterest and finally I brought it to life in this new make! MY INSPIRATION COLLAGE FOR OVERSIZED SHAWL COAT see more … Continue reading Just Fab …and comfy! Another Project Runway sew-along
I must admit: I have not painted in a while, but this quick and easy ballerina DIY is perfect to put you back in the artistic mode. Bonus point: if you’re sewing, it will also help utilize some of your fabric scraps, so it is a win-win. You can also use this idea for greeting … Continue reading Painted Ballerina DIY
Make gorgeous DIY gift for Mother’s Day! Everyone loves a good gift, but in the current world a) people don’t care about quality gifts and b) trying to choose most budget friendly options. There is nothing wrong with this statement, but speaking of quality gifts: I always want to make sure that the gift that … Continue reading DIY bath fizzies with recipe
Let’s face it, if you sew and when you sew – everyone around you knows that. I plead guilty! I, personally can’t help myself to keep quiet when I have made something new! That being said, everyone knows that a needle and a thread in your hands is like magic in Harry Potter movies, so why not try … Continue reading DIY MOTHER’S DAY CARD
Who said that professional wardrobe should be boring? Even with color palette consisting out of black, grey and white you can create beautiful and modern work outfit. Continuing Me Made May marathon this outfit is dedicated to those days at work. Since summer is almost here I decided to use this beautiful stretch cotton with … Continue reading Me Made May #2
Me Made May is almost halfway through and I haven’t even started to post my outfit thread. Well, it is all because I have been waiting for that perfect occasion outfit to kick-start my “Me Made May” marathon! This year has been very special to Las Vegas, even more so taking the fact that … Continue reading Me Made May #1 Rock in Rio outfit!
Me Made May is well-known within “DIY circles of trust” and has been increasing its popularity year by year. Last year I have participated without too big of an input: I was still very new to the sewing world and although I wore “me made” clothing for the whole month of May, I did … Continue reading Me Made May’15 with a side of “feeling good”!