Sewing · smocking

Learning to Smock

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


The Juliette Top and Dress

Lately, I’ve been sewing quite a lot – partly because I’m preparing my kids (and mine) closets for the new season, but also because it’s really something that makes me happy. Very happy, to be honest 🙂 The just-released Juliette Top and Dress from the (uber) talented Suz from Sewpony in collaboration wih Jill from Kneesocks and Goldilocks,… Continue reading The Juliette Top and Dress

Sewing · Sewing for Miss M

Adelaide Dress | The Cottage Mama

I tested the Adelaide Dress by The Cottage Mama back in February but the lighting was not good enough to proper outdoor photos and indoor photos were a resource solution.  Nevertheless, it’s been quite a while (and this dress already had quite a few wears) and I still haven’t replace the original (indoor) photos – it’s obviously my fault as I always… Continue reading Adelaide Dress | The Cottage Mama