Modifying and “hacking” sewing patterns comes to me naturally: the are so many ideas and not enough patterns, and the best way creating something unusual is to mix and match, and add a bit of your own twist. At the very beginning of Indie Pattern Month I invested into Pendrell blouse and Moji pants pattern. I … Continue reading Pendrell shirt and Moji skirt – hack it!
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!
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
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
We are half-way through #MMMay16 and this post comes with a bonus: 2 FREE patterns that can be made into this wonderful ensemble! Top pattern is breezy kimono blouse and bottom is a classic pencil skirt, with a slit in the middle. Read one for pattern links and all details about Day 15 of Me Made … Continue reading Day 15 of #MMMay with FREE blouse and skirt pattern
Day 14 of #MMMay’16 comes with a revelation: the simpler the pattern the more you can go all out with the fabric. Especially when your fabric is sequined or embroidered, with eyelets or some sort of other applique! I have found myself in the past choosing busy patterns and even busier fabrics and ending up … Continue reading Day 14 of #MMMay’16 – a bit of sparkles!
“Athleisure is a trend in fashion in which clothing designed for workouts and other athletic activities is worn in other settings, such as during work, casual or social occasions.” It was my Friday and I love a comfy, casual outfit that can be still a little preppy. I don’t usually get to wear skirts apart … Continue reading Day 13 of #MMMay’16 is brining me athleisure