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”

Two knit projects

My last Jasika jacket was huge and extremely successful project! I am so glad that Closet core patterns noticed my Jasika on Instagram and shared my post on their grid. It resulted in a deluge of positive comments, congratulations messages and accolades! I was so humbled and beyond happy to receive all this positive feedback.Continue reading “Two knit projects”

Blue ribbon dress

It might as well have been a wedding dress. Apart that it isn’t! Mind you, I don’t need one – 19 years on I still have one of my two wedding dresses, and still am able to fit in it 🙂 So why this intro, you might think. Well, I could easily have made aContinue reading “Blue ribbon dress”

Neon green statement blazer

I have to admit that I am very proud to have completed this blazer. Interestingly enough, it was kind of a Cinderella story that happened to it, which I will shortly tell. However, for starters I might as well throw in a spoiler – after being written down, it has become a versatile garment, andContinue reading “Neon green statement blazer”

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)”