Fixes and other musings

It happens so that every half a year I end up writing an insights post, and that is exactly what I decided to do this time again. This November I’ve celebrated two years anniversary of my blog. Am happy to report that I still enjoy sewing and blogging, arguably that’s longer than one could haveContinue reading “Fixes and other musings”

Upcycled wool skirt

This project is a continuation of my recent idea to remake and upcycle those earlier garments that I did not get to love or wear much. It is hopefully a coincidence that I’ve recently upcycled jumpsuits – I hope the time will come for new jumpsuits to get made and loved. This time around I’veContinue reading “Upcycled wool skirt”

Upcycled leather skirt

This was an amazing and challenging project! It’s been two years in progress, and finally I’ve managed to crack on it! The main push for me to finally attempt sewing leather was recent Burda issue, in which this very proper faux leather skirt was featured. And so I figured that it was a sign forContinue reading “Upcycled leather skirt”

Upcycled red shorts

With this project I’m introducing a new category to my projects list, and that is Upcycling. Some of my early projects have produced a number of rather awkward garments. Even now, with few years of sewing experience, from time to time I still make weird choices of fabric, or pattern, or both. And this wasContinue reading “Upcycled red shorts”

Cobalt blue lace dress

Whilst working on this dress, I had two epiphanies of sorts. One was clear realization of how much richer certain languages are in comparison to others when it comes to describing something in many different words. In this case I was thinking about colors and how in English there are words to describe colors thatContinue reading “Cobalt blue lace dress”