Disaster struck last night while I was working on my floral skirt! While happily ironing the hem and watching Sex and the City, I left the iron face-down for too long and the fabric shredded in my hands. Look – it’s so upsetting! I melted a 6-8 inch section of my hem, and it pulled […]
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Here are a few pics of me in the border print skirt I made last week! I wanted to share how it looks on a real person, instead of on the dress form. It’s super comfortable, and I love that I have secret inseam pockets to stash stuff. Wearing full skirts makes me instantly feel […]
Whenever I make a pattern twice, the second attempt always goes so much faster! Especially if it hasn’t been too long since the first try.
I’m so ready for summer, or at least for spring! This rayon printed fabric totally puts me in a spring mood, with its splashy coral and hot-pink floral design.
So I finished the skirt I mentioned here – check out the picture! I used McCall’s Pattern 5803, still for sale online on clearance. The blouse that comes with the pattern is cute too (though, I feel it might be too matchy-matchy if I made a lime blouse to coordinate…) The border print looks awesome […]
..and I came out with two gorgeous pieces of fabric! That’s often the case when I go into Fabricana especially if it’s been a while.
I was delighted to find Colette Patterns during my search for patterns and fabric online. Everything about this site is appealing, from the fantastic vintage-yet-classic line of patterns, to the Gallery of finished creations shared by other people. And I think I found the perfect pattern for my red straight skirt – Beignet. The description […]
Some people make New Year’s Resolutions. I’m going to make Sewing Resolutions instead! Here is my Top 10 list of the projects I want to make this year: 1. A Statement Coat, in a bright colour. One of those coats that you can throw on over any outfit and look instantly put-together (even over old […]