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”

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 forContinue 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 inContinue reading “How I conquered the coat (and S1254 pattern review)”