Puff-sleeve caramel dress

Lately I have actively been trying to avoid starting to work on the jacket. Since I’ve never made a jacket before, even the idea of starting seemed so intimidating! So in order to push the jacket further, I ended up starting this incredibly puffy situation in caramel viscose. This dress by Vogue with massive statementContinue reading “Puff-sleeve caramel dress”

Floor length duster

That’s what happens when the duster is more elaborate than a dress! As a matter of fact, this duster got made somewhat unintentionally. The first culprit was this salmon pink fabric which I got from Fabworks online store as a side purchase – at the time I was buying coating, suiting, lining, and was notContinue reading “Floor length duster”

Lovely floral anorak

At times sewing projects tend to be so difficult – every single problem that can happen, would happen. However, at other times projects just go smoothly, and it is such a joy to see this completely new garment happening in front of your eyes. This anorak was the latter. It simply happened, with a littleContinue reading “Lovely floral anorak”

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 thoughContinue 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, anxietyContinue reading “My sewing year of 2020 – highlights and lessons”