Boxy summer top – Simplicity SP104 review

When I was offered to collaborate with Simplicity on their brand new pdf patterns collection, I immediately liked this very nice top and was happy to review the new pdf pattern SP104. As always, thoughts were rushing in my head as I was planning to use this top design for leftover fabric I was eagerContinue reading “Boxy summer top – Simplicity SP104 review”

Two spring tops

Lately I’ve had quite a tough time harnessing inspiration and energy to sew. On the other hand I know perfectly well, that keeping self busy and engaging in pleasant mental and physical activities is so important in order to keep going in this totally terrifying time. So I sewed up something again. While choosing whatContinue reading “Two spring tops”

Three knit projects

After completing my Winter coat I felt somehow tired and not really willing to start anything else. If not for my blog and my regular Instagram posting, I would by now have made a number of breaks in my sewing journey. However, the attempted regular posting schedule sort of keeps me in check. And arguablyContinue reading “Three knit projects”

Ginkgo top

This project convinced me to create a new category for my projects sorting that I called Salvage. From time to time I find myself embarking on salvage operations with some of my projects. More often than not the problems are completely self inflicted – I might make a relatively small mistake early in the processContinue reading “Ginkgo top”

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”