The Nina Blouse Bog Tour is live and today it’s my turn! Earlier this year, I tested the new pattern from Coffee and Thread – The Nina Blouse a cool blouse pattern with a vintage look (and lots of options), for girls from 12 months up to 12 years.
Recently, I had the pleasure of testing the new pattern from Sewpony – The Catherine Cardigan. I love her previous patterns, but the new ones are even better – the aesthetic is more in tune with my girl growing sense of style (or fashion) and these are clothes that are actually worn on a daily… Continue reading Catherine Cardigan Tour
I’ve been missing from this space for quite a while. Winter months always get me – I miss the sunlight (and I do live in a very sunny country) and long for the summer as soon as the holiday season is over. Although I always have a number of projects in the make (and several… Continue reading The Ines Dressing Gown
Making children clothes – and specially dresses – is, quite probably, what I most love to sew. So, it should be no surprise, that I was in the front line for purchasing the Building Block Dress book by Liesl Gibson (the creative brain behind Oliver+S sewing patterns) when it was first released almost one year… Continue reading Building Block Dress | The Book
I told you in the previous post that I had made another smocked blouse – I just needed to get proper pictures to show you. This time, I smocked an exquisite chambray fabric blue on blue (from a local shop – here) and made matching shorts (fabric from here). Again, it was a pleasure to… Continue reading On Smocking (again)
Disclaimer: I wasn’t sure if I should share my recent experiments with smocking. It’s still a learning process and there are various flaws in my work – the projects presented bellow are far from being perfect, still, I decided to go ahead and take this opportunity to learn more from my talented readers. Do share… Continue reading Learning to Smock
Surprise!!! It’s Inês Inspiration day!! (if you don’t know my friend Inês, please check here before proceeding. You’ll be amazed!!). (the art above was created by the talented Toya. Isn’t it cool?) A group of very talented sewers/bloggers gathered to send their love and appreciation to Inês – Inês is incredibly talented and everything she… Continue reading Inespiration