Okay, truth is, today I failed on making my most favorite cupcakes in the world – carrot cupcakes. God only knows why, but they turned out bitter. I studied recipe for 10 times, tried to analyze what could go wrong. Was it baking soda, or carrots themselves, or maybe oil??? Bitter with myself and … Continue reading Chasing summer with Burda’s shorts and “failed” skirt turned into a top
First things first: Vote and view my dress on Project Sewn – here Burda style studio – here At first glance there is nothing Greek about this dress, but… despite the fact that this is female dress it was inspired by male Greek toga. Well, nowadays it is called shirt dress. Also, I just found … Continue reading Greek inspired dress for Project Sewn!
It is not a secret – I love floral prints, and who doesn’t? But as of the moment this trend is crossing the line from being cute and feminine to being overused. Florals are great, but I would like to see it used in accents and details, rather than a full length dress in … Continue reading Floral frenzy and lemon drop dress
I can not say I am a fan of working with stretchy materials like spandex and t-shirt jersey, but when you hand me in sweater knit fabric – I am all in. The reason I like it: it is soft, light and you can pair it up in the most extraordinary combinations. This time … Continue reading Sew stretchy: Blue knit & lace dress
So, as a gift for my birthday my mom signed me up for 12 months of Russian Burda magazine delivered right to my door here, in Las Vegas NV. I am so happy, really! I received April’s issue recently, about a week ago and I could not take my eyes off of it … Continue reading Sewing Burda! Thin blue knit sweater
Easy breezy pattern, wonderful fabric print, amazing feeling of colors – what could be better for those summer days? Especially here, in Vegas. The deal with me is that if I found myself in love with certain pattern, I am probably going to make two or three, or maybe more, different takes and styles … Continue reading Into the summer! Flower print gathered skirt (pattern)
Yesterday was a Tango night… Full of passion, emotions, good music, fascinating dancers and amazing showcase. Some of you might know that I have been doing dancing for quite a while now. Mostly Samba, Swing and Hustle. It excites me and encourages to see how far I can push my body. Well, recently we … Continue reading Red Tango skirt. (Full gathered skirt pattern)
Yesterday, after I finished my dress and locked the sewing room we took two sets of pictures. One was a business wear style, the other – casual. Both with the same dress, jut styled differently. To read about what pattern was used and see previous pictures, click here. Here I am wearing summer sandals … Continue reading Let’s go COLORBLOCK. Edition Nr2; sewing and creating.
Hello there! It seems like I went crazy this year over all possible shades of blue, but if to be honest I am getting slightly tired of classic pairing of royal blue with, for example, white or grey/silver. This time I wanted something WILD yet conservative, FRESH and interesting yet with CLEAN lines … Continue reading Let’s go COLORBLOCK! Sewing and creating: aqua blue
My mind is like a dumpster. Different ideas, impressions and thoughts are well mixed together and presented in an endless carousel of progression. Everything that you could only think of is there, and if I don’t sort it out it gets harder to breathe and my “dumpster” starts to grow in size. I … Continue reading Sketch. Organizing thoughts.