Dress from the dream

Let me share quite a curious story this time. It would never have occurred to me to make this particular dress. It came from the dream, and it was not even my dream! One beautiful autumn Saturday morning we met for a brunch with my girlfriends. We hadn’t seen each other for a month orContinue reading “Dress from the dream”

My first client dress

My sewing business was never meant to become a real business – I was supposed to quietly sew awesome stuff for myself and be a proud wearer of me-made clothes. Then my sister-in-law Agne approached me and asked if I could make a dress for the wedding she would be attending shortly as a guest.Continue reading “My first client dress”

Ultimate autumn dress

Last spring, while browsing RTW catwalk pictures on Vogue site, I came across this light presumably silk shirt dress in a very nice print by Dior. After saving the picture, I suddenly realized that there is somewhat similar fabric sitting in my stash, which was bought during my very first fabric haul at my localContinue reading “Ultimate autumn dress”

Leftovers project

My previous post about Loungewear pants tells how the end of August for the second year in a row for me turns into fabric leftovers decluttering exercise. I am quite thrifty in sewing, which means that usually there are pieces of fabric left after every other project. It would of course be unthinkable to throwContinue reading “Leftovers project”

Loungewear pants

As summer reached its definite end with weather becoming significantly colder at the very end of August, I jumped to my good old habit of tidying. As seasons change, my brain requires the order to be reestablished. I satisfy this urge by swapping clothes and shoes in the wardrobe and thus preparing for the upcomingContinue reading “Loungewear pants”