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”

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)”

Cotton chambray shirt dress

I bought this gorgeous blue cotton chambray from The Fabric Store online without yet having decided on the pattern for it. For some inexplicable reason I had only 1.5 meters of the fabric, that is why, if I wanted to make a dress, my choices were rather limited. Eventually, after a bit of contemplating andContinue reading “Cotton chambray shirt dress”