Light spring coat

It was such a lovely project. And I had such a hard time finishing it! I started it in the middle of February with my usual determination and joyful inspiration. Did not manage to complete it on the same weekend. And then the day when the Earth stood still came. The war in Europe brokeContinue reading “Light spring coat”

Winter coat

It’s been a while since my last coat project. I am somewhat surprised about this, as I absolutely love coats. Love making them too, but mostly I enjoy wearing coats. Before my sewing extravaganza picked up its speed, I used to have a really big problem in purchasing coats for myself. A good quality coatContinue reading “Winter coat”

Very special vintage jacket

This must be the most memorable project of mine of the entire year of 2021. Not only was it the last project that I completed just before Christmas, it has an amazing story to tell, too. I love it very much for its story, but also because it happens to be a truly lovely garment.Continue reading “Very special vintage jacket”

Ultimate wool jacket

When my posts get started with the word “ultimate”, it means that I have made something really exceptional. For a while now I have been wanting to work on jackets. There is a good stack of awesome wool suiting and coating fabrics in my stash, weather is becoming colder with each passing week, so IContinue reading “Ultimate wool jacket”

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”