Discovery and wisdom of the past month: “Change in location will change your wardrobe”. And who would of thought that summer in TN is so rainy? Which in itself is a wonderful thing, and of course needs additional time for sewing. Long sleeves are getting back into my summer wardrobe and what could be nicer … Continue reading In need of a summer jacket!!!
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
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!
I could probably write a book about my trials and errors in pant making. I really don’t think that any other sewn garment made me that upset while making and this happy when I am done with it… and it actually fits!!! Those who have tried their best at making pants will understand. Fit, grain, … Continue reading Moji pants – make them TWICE!
Good afternoon, sewing society! This is my first time participating in Indie Pattern Month and I should say that it is ALL new to me. I have never sewn with Indie Patterns, maybe except those that I could download from Internet for free. In all honesty, I was always a huge fan of Burda Style … Continue reading Indie pattern month – NEW TO ME
Day 21 of #MMMay16 is filled with simplicity of clean silhouettes and straight forward patterns. This satin top is one of my first makes from 2 years ago, however this skirt was made just a day before this picture was taken. It is an easy make and will make anyone happy with the outcome – read below for gathered skirt … Continue reading Day 21 of #MMMay’16 – DIY simple gathered skirt
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 … Continue reading Day 20 of #MMMay’16 – a POP of color!
Make this work outfit with 2 FREE patterns! Since we don’t really use the coat closet in our apartment, I have taken over it and put all my sorted work clothing in there. Although I can wear tan and khaki for the bottoms, I have to be very careful with how I plan my days, … Continue reading Day 19 of #MMMay – back to work, back to reality
It is Saturday and I am 5 days behind on my #MMMay reporting. I got all my pictures and now I need to make sure that I document each post. So here I go, jumping on a writing journey for next couple of hours. Continuing third week of my training! A lot of interesting new things, new … Continue reading Day 17 of #MMMay’16 – FREE blouse pattern for work uniform