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I’m sure most people are sick of seeing daily outfit posts by now, but after catching up on sleep, I thought it was time to document what… Read more “Me-Made-May: The last week and a half”
I feel like all I do during Me-Made-May is thinking about how fast time goes by and struggling to dress weather appropriately. 🙂 But seriously, 1 week… Read more “Me-Made-May: Week Three”
I enjoyed the second week of Me-Made-May a lot more than the first one, mostly because the slightly better weather gave me an opportunity to wear things… Read more “Me-Made-May 2017: Week two”
To fulfil one of my New Year’s resolutions for last year, I decided to make a quilt as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend. (Now if you think that’s a rubbish gift, I’ll have you know that I thought that too a few times while I was in the middle of sewing it… 🙂 ) Knowing that it would be made for a guy and stumbling upon a box of good quality merino & other wool suiting fabric off-cuts in a Goldhawk Road fabric shop solved the fabric selection problem. I took home 7 pieces of fabric for a mere £10, while saving them from ending up in the landfill.
Inspired by the lack of time and my new-found love for modern, contemporary art-like quilts, I arranged the fabric pieces randomly, adding a bit of red to make it more interesting. And by randomly, I mean I measured each piece and mapped out how they could be cut up and sewn back together in a way that allowed me to cover the desired size.
I attempted to quilt it using straight lines, following the seam lines and running parallel to them, but this quilt is massive and the straight lines turned into wonky ones, so I decided to just let it go and make it look like it was all totally intentional.
Luckily the receiver really appreciated my gift (even though I did not have time to finish the binding to this day…), and I am quite happy with how it turned out too, even if I am definitely not tempted to make another one in the near future. 😉
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”
First I found this task from the Wardrobe Architect project very challenging, as I could not ignore the designs of clothes and only focus on the shapes,… Read more “Week 3 & 4: Exploring shapes & Building silhouettes”
My name is Etemi, and I am addicted to buying fabric remnants. I guess the first step on the road to healing is admitting that you have… Read more “Kimono dress it is!”
I woke up this morning suspecting a new kind of illness attacking my body. My whole face seemed different. My eyes were puffy and I looked like… Read more “The secrets of teleporting”