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!
Good afternoon, sewing society! This is my first time participating in Indie Pattern Month and I should say that it is ALL new to me. I have never sewn with Indie Patterns, maybe except those that I could download from Internet for free. In all honesty, I was always a huge fan of Burda Style … Continue reading Indie pattern month – NEW TO ME
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!
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!
Day 12 of #MMMay’16 is bringing me back to the basics: I am wearing one of my first makes, that opened up my sewing journey. I still wear it on a regular basis, although knit material has stretched out over the time. Actually, I have a knee-length dress made out of the same material and … Continue reading Day 12 of #MMMay – back to the basics
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”