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 …
This week The Monthly Stitch collective is encouraging us to try new Indie Pattern Designers in order to discover new and interesting perspectives on modern dressmaking. I have been looking at Style Arc for quite some time, but for some reason the cartoon models always made me feel unsure about their patterns. Something subconscious I … Continue reading Barb Pants are new to me! For IPM
Dear Sewcialists – it is that time of the year again, IPM is here!!! Fortunately, or unfortunately, I have learned from past year that IPM is pushing me to try something new. Weather I like it or not is a different question, but even discovering that you don’t like something – it is not a … Continue reading Indie Pattern Month – the Hannah dress (with review)
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
I think in previous post, right here, I have mentioned that my favorite color is blue and that one of my favorite music bands is Coldplay. By the way, they’re performing in Las Vegas this coming September and I really hope I can make it to their concert!!! So, it has been raining yesterday as … Continue reading Day 8 of #MMMay with FREE pattern- “every treadrop is a waterfall”
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
I never really thought of making a T-shirt… How is that? Well, my thought process was always: I can create a couture outfit, for less than I can buy it in store, but as for T-shirts, is it really worth the hassle? Not sure if it is or not, but I happened to like these … Continue reading Kicking off MeMadeMay’16 with my first T-shirt ever
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
Hello there, go-doer, enthusiast and simple amazing person! I hope that you all are having great time and enjoying the beginning of the fall, which is more than refreshing over here in Las Vegas, Nevada. At the very beginning of September as set a goal for myself, to accomplish my sewing “to do list”, … Continue reading Simple dress – sophisticated look! Sew it up!