Going to a vintage pound sale weekend once or twice a year has become a tradition for me and a good friend of mine. It’s usually in… Read more “From coat to skirt”
It’s been almost 3 months since I last shared anything in this little corner of the internet. It feels like the longer break you take, the harder it is to find something meaningful to say.
Pretty much from May till September my sewing and personal life were the busiest and happiest they’ve ever been. By October my workload got really out of hand, I felt exhausted and didn’t handle the lack of sunshine and free time very well. Long story short: I still don’t feel the urge to get out of bed most weekends, but I do want to be an active member of this community, because come rain or shine sewing is still the one thing I cannot stop thinking about.
I’m wishing you all (a very belated) happy holidays in my impromptu Christmas jumper! 😀
Another year, another project done for The Refashioners challenge at Portia Lawrie’s website, the Makery. Last year I turned a shirt into a summer dress, this time around… Read more “The Refashioners 2016”
“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing” (Camille Pissarro) And it’s over. The summer and the #usedtobeatablecloth challenge too.… Read more “#usedtobeatablecloth: The reveal!”
After about two weeks of an intense search for inspiration, I finally came up with a plan that I was happy enough with to start work on my third… Read more “#usedtobeatablecloth: The construction”
When I thought about putting together the #usedtobeatablecloth sewing challenge, I didn’t actually think there would be anyone joining me. Luckily, and to my biggest delight, there are… Read more “#usedtobeatablecloth: The material & the pattern”
Once I figured that I will have a large amount of fabric leftover from the Little White Dress (that used to be a tablecloth 😉 ), I decided… Read more “The off the shoulder top”
I was so amazed by the many comments that post about a tablecloth turned into the Little White Dress received, that I decided I will take Marijana’s (from Sew2Pro) advice and… Read more “It used to be a tablecloth…”
Happy Independence Day for those who celebrate it! For this month’s Thrift Store Thursdays I would like to show you what I’ve done to this poor dress I… Read more “60s dress…well, it used to be!”