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 for… Continue reading Festive Christmas dress

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 in… Continue reading How I conquered the coat (and S1254 pattern review)

Fancy teal dress

What makes this dress fancy are few things. The fabric is this beautiful wool blend. If I remember correctly, I was told at the store that the fabric was by Prada. In that case, well, I guess I will be wearing Prada then! ๐Ÿ™‚ Prada or not, the fabric is very soft and absolutely gorgeous.… Continue reading Fancy teal 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 at… Continue reading Cozy light coatigan