I guess it has been awful quiet here!!! There is a good reason for that – we have just moved into our first house in Smoky Mountains, in Tennessee. Kudos to us, because it was A JOURNEY, indeed. Almost for two months we were sorting things out that came our way and finally we own … Continue reading I am back on the sewing track! MMM’17 Day 1
I am showing off my new asymmetric jacket, that is the main star of my capsule wardrobe while we are here, in Pigeon Forge, closing on a house! The weather is beautiful and everything that is green is starting to wake up! I love wearing this jacket, it is easy to pair with the rest … Continue reading Asymmetric jacket – #make nine 2017
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
#MakeNine movement is getting stronger and stronger, and I think it is a fabulous way to visualize what it is that you want to make within this next year! This year I am aiming for a simplified, yet elegant, versatile “French” capsule wardrobe. I am not getting rid of all of my evening dresses and … Continue reading #Make Nine 2017
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
Hello, sewcialists! Sewing is exciting, but can quickly get expensive if you count the price of the pattern, fabric and notions. I use each pattern at least twice, but I have couple of free patterns that I love using on a regular basis. Majority of free patterns are either very simple, or boxy, but this one … Continue reading My favorite FREE blouse pattern
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!