Follow me on Pinterest Follow me on Kollabora Follow me on Bloglovin Follow me on BurdaStyle Artistic mind is the greatest mystery in the universe. You can never know when your next inspiration will strike and what will it be! Difficult and sophisticated patterns inspire me as much as the very easy makes, as long as it … Continue reading Sew easy and stylish with self-drafted patterns!
To say that summer in Nevada is hot is to say nothing at all. It is steaming, boiling and all in all unbelievably HOT! For me, the best way to deal with heat like this, is to use natural and lightweight materials like silk, cotton and etc. These shorts are easy to make, waistband is … Continue reading Sewing for summer: Burda’s silk shorts
July is almost here and I am as busy as never before. Job searching, blogging, sewing, dancing and all other artsy things are occupying my time. I finally decided to unite all sewing resources, websites, sew-longs and link-ups in one list for easy use. First of all, Modern Vintage Cupcakes already has this kind … Continue reading The list of sewing challenges, link-ups and sew-alongs.
I believe most of you, sewing bees, are familiar with the feeling of wild excitement when you have a piece of beautiful fabric on your hands and a dress pattern you dreamed of! Well, yeah… for me it usually never ends well. Why? I get overly excited and sometimes I forget to notice … Continue reading Sewing Valentino inspired lace skirt! (Burda’s pattern)
Vote here at Project Sewn Burda style studio here Guest post at The Monthly Stitch This week’s topic for Project Sewn was to showcase your signature style. My signature style for years has been: gentle, feminine and hand-made. I was making hand-made items since I was about 12 or so. I really do enjoy that, … Continue reading My Signature Style: gentle, feminine and hand-made
Okay, truth is, today I failed on making my most favorite cupcakes in the world – carrot cupcakes. God only knows why, but they turned out bitter. I studied recipe for 10 times, tried to analyze what could go wrong. Was it baking soda, or carrots themselves, or maybe oil??? Bitter with myself and … Continue reading Chasing summer with Burda’s shorts and “failed” skirt turned into a top
It is not a secret – I love floral prints, and who doesn’t? But as of the moment this trend is crossing the line from being cute and feminine to being overused. Florals are great, but I would like to see it used in accents and details, rather than a full length dress in … Continue reading Floral frenzy and lemon drop dress
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
“BE BOLD!” was a promise that I gave to myself in order to try out something new and different.This is a perfect combination for summer: you can dress it up or down, and it is fairly easy to make. Main focus is on the choice of fabric: top port should be stretchy and shape … Continue reading Sewing: strapless & mini. Creating summer wardrobe (+pattern)
We, ladies, love jewelry and anything else that can make our outfits stand out. Especially those bulky pieces of rhinestones and flowers that are so popular right now. As the summer is approaching here in Las Vegas, I turned out to be not as big of a fan of jewelry as I used … Continue reading Sewing the night away. Twisted keyhole neckline.