Hey! The 90’s are back and I’m not complaining! Usually I’m not a sucker for trends, but this one is especially close to my heart. It reminds me of my childhood, preadolescence, choker necklaces, Clueless, Power Rangers, Full House, clear sandals and all sorts of cheesy outfits I loved wearing and will never wear again.… Read More DIY Marble Mouse Pad
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
Recently I have purchased a nice bare-shoulder shirt, and I encountered something that happens every now and then when I go clothe-shopping – the sleeves are too tight for my biceps. It bothers me when I pull my arms up, when I bend them and basically everyday chores stop my blood circulation. Just plain uncomfortable. I noticed this… Read More DIY: How to Widen Armholes