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 … Continue reading Flirty with Maison Fleur
I guess it has been awful quiet here!!! There is a good reason for that – we have just moved into our first house in Smoky Mountains, in Tennessee. Kudos to us, because it was A JOURNEY, indeed. Almost for two months we were sorting things out that came our way and finally we own … Continue reading I am back on the sewing track! MMM’17 Day 1
#MakeNine movement is getting stronger and stronger, and I think it is a fabulous way to visualize what it is that you want to make within this next year! This year I am aiming for a simplified, yet elegant, versatile “French” capsule wardrobe. I am not getting rid of all of my evening dresses and … Continue reading #Make Nine 2017
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
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