Here it is, the eve of Me-Made-May, the month where I’m about to put on something I made every single day. Maybe you’re about to do the same and I’m wondering, are you excited? Nervous? Worried you’ll run out of creative combinations, or clean laundry? What’s in my closet, do you wonder? Well, here’s what […]
Archive | April, 2010
I can’t go on Etsy unless I know I have hours to spend. It’s an endless treasure chest of pretty homemade and vintage goodies, especially vintage fabric! Up till now, all I’ve been doing is admiring a long list of favourites I dream of owning. But now, a little section of my favourites list is […]
This skirt was SO easy to sew, I literally started and finished it in the same evening! If that’s not the story of your typical sewing project – yeah, it’s not always how my sewing adventures go either. But sometimes, everything falls into place. Like this skirt. Granted, it’s the third time I’ve made this […]
Now that the Statement Coat is finished and in my closet, it’s time to get on with the next item on my Top 10 Sewing Projects list. I’m super excited to make a basic black skirt, as it will give me plenty of outfit possibilities for Me-Made-May! The fabric I have was a whopping $50 […]
Yay! My Statement Coat is finished. Not only can I FINALLY check something off my Top 10 Sewing Projects list, but I’m thrilled with how it turned out.
Ahh… a lovely spring day and a family dinner, the perfect occasion to test out my new Floral Dress! Here I am, trying to act natural while posing for the camera. I took these pictures before we left and wrote up this post after we came back from dinner. I must say, after wearing this […]
Ever pick out the buttons first, before deciding on a sewing project? It’s easy to do at Button Button in downtown Vancouver. This little shop is a candy store for knitters and seamstresses, in search of the perfect finishing touch.
I am SO pleased with how this dress turned out! It’s one of those perfect sewing moments, where the fabric and pattern and sewing somehow all completely worked this time.