Once in a while I need a bright pop of color in my life. Day 20 of #MMMay16 is ORANGE . It is positive, cheerful, high energy and a bright color that instantly lifts up your mood! I found this fabric some time ago at Jo-Ann’s and made this simple long sleeve shirt/top. I think that it …
Florals, once again!!! I don’t think I am going to get tired of floral print any time soon, at least not this season. On day 11 of #MMMay16 I am wearing me-made floral cap sleeve blouse and also me-made black cigarette pants, both garments are based on Burda Style patterns. My sewing and wearing MeMadeMay’16 … Continue reading Day 11 of #MMMay Flower Power
Yesterday was fun! 🙂 My husband picked me up from work and we returned home in hopes to enjoy lovely afternoon by relaxing and cooking up something delicious, only to discover that power is still out after the nasty storm that we had here… power did not come back up until later, which left us … Continue reading Day 5 of #MMMay and +1 to the basket of sewing failures
Follow me on Pinterest *** Kollabora *** Bloglovin *** BurdaStyle Read this post on The Monthly Stitch This month has been full of changes: I started my new job, we got very close to completing all of our immigration paperwork, we are looking forward to start our application for Renaissance Fair in Las Vegas. … Continue reading First time black pants – sewing monochrome! (Burda Style patterns)
It’s summer time and things should come easy breezy, even sewing! Creating summer wardrobe is fun, but it is a twisted challenge. Clothing supposed to look beautiful, be comfortable and… made out of thin, natural “summer time” fabrics. If to be honest, after defining these three main characteristics there are not that many … Continue reading Burda Sewing: all things girly
So, as a gift for my birthday my mom signed me up for 12 months of Russian Burda magazine delivered right to my door here, in Las Vegas NV. I am so happy, really! I received April’s issue recently, about a week ago and I could not take my eyes off of it … Continue reading Sewing Burda! Thin blue knit sweater
Yesterday, after I finished my dress and locked the sewing room we took two sets of pictures. One was a business wear style, the other – casual. Both with the same dress, jut styled differently. To read about what pattern was used and see previous pictures, click here. Here I am wearing summer sandals … Continue reading Let’s go COLORBLOCK. Edition Nr2; sewing and creating.
Hello there! It seems like I went crazy this year over all possible shades of blue, but if to be honest I am getting slightly tired of classic pairing of royal blue with, for example, white or grey/silver. This time I wanted something WILD yet conservative, FRESH and interesting yet with CLEAN lines … Continue reading Let’s go COLORBLOCK! Sewing and creating: aqua blue
My friends’ daughter turned into a young 17-year-old lady just yesterday. It took me couple of days to think of what could be a nice gift for a girl her age. I really wanted to incorporate elements of lace and sheer materials, but at the same time I wanted to make something very … Continue reading Make a wish. Birthday present.