It’s been busy around here (yes, again…) A bit of summer sewing (which I hope to post as soon as a “girl” I know gets in the mood for a short photo session, lol) Yet, in the meantime I’ve been looking forward for the upcoming (mid-July) release of a much expected line: Liberty Lifestyle Fabrics!… Continue reading Liberty Lifestyle
If you follow my blog you mat have noticed my attempts on smocking: here and here. I was a bit surprised (a lot flatered) when Liesl from Oliver+S asked if I would be willing to contribute with a short guest tutorial showing for the Customizing with Oliver + S series. If you’re interested check my blog post here. Thank… Continue reading Guest post: Oliver+S and Honeycomb smocking
I’m still trying to make sense out of this week: Too many deadlines (work-related), end of school celebrations (x3), preparing for the final exams (with lots of study time with my older boy) and evaluation meetings with teachers (G graduaded from kindergarden this week. When did this happen?). Seriously, sometimes I just wish I could freeze time. I’m… Continue reading Finding time
Last week, I come across a new company – Papillon & Mandarine (not that I was looking for more patterns) with a gorgeous skirt pattern that I reckoned it would be perfect for putting my (endless) scraps of fabric into good use. The pattern arrived promptly and I was so eager to try this pattern, that I start cutting the fabric the… Continue reading Sewing rules (breaking off)
If I had to select my favorite sewing patterns, I would said Oliver+S. Oliver+S patterns were the first commercial patterns I tried and I couldn’t be more pleased with the results I get. Every time. Liesl (the creative mind behind O+S) always puts together the best instructions (the kind that never let you down feeling that she’s sitting… Continue reading Summer clothes (Oliver +S patterns and a new manicure)
A couple of weeks ago we planned a trip to a botanical garden close to our hometown. The weather was not very cooperative and, despite been spring, it was cloudy and grey. So, summer clothes were not an option (yet)! Miss M didn’t want to wear jeans (not really a surprise as she’s not very keen on wearing… Continue reading Light sewing ….