Obsessive check jumpsuit

It is curious to observe that each time after an extensive and time consuming project I decide to choose something more simple - just to relax a little bit and hopefully have a faster going project. And yet, each time I end up finding myself involved in even more extensive project. It seems as though… Continue reading Obsessive check jumpsuit

My sewing year of 2020 – highlights and lessons

For the last post of 2020 I decided to write about the ups and downs of my exciting journey of sewing that only started in spring of 2020. Admittedly, there are not that many pleasant highlights that the year of 2020 is leaving us with - it's been so much about lock-downs, quarantines, restrictions, anxiety… Continue reading My sewing year of 2020 – highlights and lessons

Festive Christmas dress

Different ideas fell into places like a jigsaw puzzle for this project to get created. Back in spring I somehow impulsively bought a small piece of beautiful silk organza embroidered in vibrant ginkgo leaves. It was meant to go into the lined skirt, but then the summer came and I was in no mood for… Continue reading Festive Christmas dress

How I conquered the coat (and S1254 pattern review)

So this project was an apogee of my not-so-long sewing career! I now can say that it ended up being beautiful and apparently very warm coat - when we made some of the below photos, it was terribly windy and cold, but I felt cozy and comfortable in it. So all is very well in… Continue reading How I conquered the coat (and S1254 pattern review)