Very proper trench coat

I have never owned a trench coat. Somehow it happened so. Have always wanted one, but they would be very pricey in stores and I’d decide to save instead of purchasing one. And so when I started sewing all the things, the plan was conceived to also make a trench coat. I bought this glamorousContinue reading “Very proper trench coat”

Light spring coat

It was such a lovely project. And I had such a hard time finishing it! I started it in the middle of February with my usual determination and joyful inspiration. Did not manage to complete it on the same weekend. And then the day when the Earth stood still came. The war in Europe brokeContinue reading “Light spring coat”

Winter coat

It’s been a while since my last coat project. I am somewhat surprised about this, as I absolutely love coats. Love making them too, but mostly I enjoy wearing coats. Before my sewing extravaganza picked up its speed, I used to have a really big problem in purchasing coats for myself. A good quality coatContinue reading “Winter coat”

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)”