I’m baaaaack! Old me with a new look for the site, hope you like it! I’ve been wanting to do some upgrade in my living room for quite a while now, and finally had the stars perfectly aligned to give me the right spare time+supplies+pillow forms. You know sewing projects demand planning way before you even… Read More DIY: Flanged Pillow Cover with Invisible Zipper
You know how you do the same sewing mistakes over and over? We’ve all been there. I know I’m not that experienced of a sewer, but along my projects I have developed a (growing) set of tools and methods to quicken and better my sewing. Here are a few tips that you might benefit from:… Read More Sewing at the Speed of…. Sew!
Hello sewing lovers! It’s been a while since my last video share, and I think it’s about time I spread some more of that oh-so-magical internet love and treated you to a cool tutorial. You may be already familiar with the Professor Pincushion YouTube channel, and if you’re not – please get acquainted, their videos are awesome! This… Read More Video Share: Using Bias Tape
Bonjour bloggers! Kind of embarrassing to admit this, but I actually had another post in mind for you about a summer top. And then this happened: I just hate it when you spend the time and effort into a project, and then find out you chose the fabric all wrong – so FRUSTRATING! Don’t worry though, I have since moved… Read More Quick Tip: French Seams
Hello sewers! Today’s post is something I’ve been dying to have as a beginner sewer. Back then I’ve been up and down, plowing the internet, for the one tutorial that could explain to me how do I make that connection between the shape of whatever garment I wanted, and my physical body measurements. I could always… Read More Patternmaking: Draft Your Own Bodice
This summer I have finally found a pair of trouser shorts that was PERFECT for me. Isn’t too tight, isn’t too short, doesn’t chafe my thighs, and is really airy. So why not make more? This is the first time I’m sewing pants of any kind, and this was such a breeze. I didn’t expect… Read More DIY: Sure Trouser Shorts
I have been playing around with patternmaking recently (SHORTS! coming soon…) and I found out I had a lot of different pieces to work with. When I got to sewing, I had to go back-and-forth from the pattern to the fabric pieces, in order to: figure out which piece corresponds to which pattern piece ✖ which pieces… Read More Matching Seams Made EASY