It was very inspiring and partially relieving to read that a lot of you, dear sewcialists, did not get to cut into the patterns you received as prizes during last IPM. Guilty as charged!!! Therefore, like many of you, I used this opportunity of IPM 2017 to find time to discover those indie designers who …
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!!!
Happy Tuesday, sewing world! I have some news to share: First of all: It has been some time…. again… But I promise you, this time I am sticking around! We have moved into a house, furnishing is almost done, job is going well and I can sew and sew, and sew again! Therefore I cannot … Continue reading Sewing perfect summer T-shirt!
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
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!
Dressing for work is never easy… Oh, did I tell you? I have started my new job yesterday and I am soo happy, pure joy. As for the dress code – that’s a bit tricky. Two colors that I do not like – black and white, with a little mix of tan. That is just … Continue reading Day #3 – All in black with FREE kimono Tee pattern
MMMAY day 2 with FREE T-shirt pattern! SO… hundreds of sewing bloggers have kicked off MMMay’16 yesterday and we have the whole month in front of us to see wonderful makes and original sewing ideas, and of course it is a great chance to get to know each other and share our experiences! Yesterday I … Continue reading FREE T-shirt pattern and MMMay Day #2
Make this oversized sweatshirt with free Burda Style pattern! I love Burda Style patterns as much as I love sharing free sewing patterns with the rest of the crafty community. Burda Style has awesome magazines, I subscribe to the Russian version, and I love their sense of style, but usually they do not release free sewing … Continue reading FREE Burda Style sweatshirt pattern