My sewing year of 2020 – highlights and lessons

For the last post of 2020 I decided to write about the ups and downs of my exciting journey of sewing that only started in spring of 2020. Admittedly, there are not that many pleasant highlights that the year of 2020 is leaving us with – it’s been so much about lock-downs, quarantines, restrictions, anxietyContinue reading “My sewing year of 2020 – highlights and lessons”

Festive Christmas dress

Different ideas fell into places like a jigsaw puzzle for this project to get created. Back in spring I somehow impulsively bought a small piece of beautiful silk organza embroidered in vibrant ginkgo leaves. It was meant to go into the lined skirt, but then the summer came and I was in no mood forContinue reading “Festive Christmas dress”

Cozy light coatigan

When autumn came, I was at the same time excited and confused in trying to figure out what my sewing plans should be for this cold season. I rushed to few of the online stores and bought a stack of wool coating, ordered a good handful of coats patterns and… well, sat there, looking atContinue reading “Cozy light coatigan”

Pastel cocoa tencel dress

For my autumn wardrobe at first I had planned all sorts of colors. Many gorgeous and colorful fabrics were sitting in my stash and I had plans for almost all of them. But then something else happened. In few blogs that I follow I saw beautiful pastel dresses, sweaters and pants, the colors dominating theseContinue reading “Pastel cocoa tencel dress”

The story of too much fabric

When I started with this entire sewing business, at first I took really small steps. Bought rather random fabric – the one that was cheap rather than the one that I truly liked. The idea was to have something to start working with and not being worried about probably ruining it. Back then I alsoContinue reading “The story of too much fabric”