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!
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!
Make this stylish floral shift dress with FREE pattern! I think I am reaching the point where I have more dresses in my wardrobe than I can possibly wear, I should STOP but I CAN’T 🙂 No wonder, with this free pattern, a yard and a half of fabric and about 2 hours of your time … Continue reading Day 18 of #MMMay’16 – floral dress with FREE pattern
I love this time of the year in Vegas: it is warm enough to wear something light, but not hot enough so that all you want is to hide in a room with AC. Day 16 of #MMMay16 is filled with floral accents on my top and in the photo backgrounds! Lovely sleeveless top drafted … Continue reading Day 16 of #MMMay with Flower Power
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
Inspiration has an interesting appearance, it comes and goes and you never know in which shape or form it will present itself. This week I was inspired to create something really interesting: print on print garment. It stroke me when one of the final challenges on Project Runway was exactly that. My sewing and wearing … Continue reading Day 10 of #MMMay: “print on print”
Sewing for summer months can be challenging, especially when you’re not so sure if you’re OK with being half naked, despite the fact that it gets VERY hot here (today was an exception – it was raining and storming, so bad – we stayed without power in the house for about 2 hrs), in Las … Continue reading Abstract Floral Panel Tee with FREE pattern!
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
Make this breezy summer cardigan in 3 hrs with free pattern! Here in Las Vegas it gets hot pretty quick – and it is a no-brainer what to wear on those hot summer days. The tricky part is the evening weather, it gets colder towards the night and I always find myself searching for a … Continue reading Breezy cardigan with FREE pattern
As mentioned many, many times before – fabric is the key to success of your project. If you love watching “Project Runway” just as much as I do, you know that Tim Gunn always says: “Designers, your success starts and ends at Mood!”. With this simple shift dress project all you need is couple of … Continue reading Simple shift dress with FREE pattern