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”

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”