Linen dresses part I

  OK I know I announced a lot of posts, or at least weekly ones, but of course life/work got in the way. I’m currently enjoying freezing in the streets of NYC for… Continue reading

Late Archer appreciation: it’s a shirt, it’s a dress, it’s a shirtdress!

What, a new post??? I warned you, it’s going to be crazy blogging weeks with at least a post a week… It will be probably followed by the usual hiatus. Not because I… Continue reading

Eye candy – Couture at Dior…

In a previous life, my first 6-month internship was at Christian Dior Couture (during Galliano’s days). I did a few different jobs there but the one where I had the most fun was… Continue reading

Frankenpattern making, the result of Grainline Moss and Lekala 5430

  You guys! I took pictures! I did, and of 3 projects so get ready for some intense blog activity, because I may be reaching a post a week! I know, I know,… Continue reading

Sewing with Lekala patterns – Part III / A simple dress

The last time that I managed to take pictures for this skirt, I also did this Lekala 5166. BUT while I was uploading them in Iphoto, something went wrong – Iphoto quit “unexpectedly”… Continue reading

Franken-Pattern Making for faster/better sewing

If you are not familiar with the concept of Franken-Pattern Making (you can read about it here and here, unfortunately the original post from Sew-4-fun is no longer accessible), it consists of using… Continue reading

I’m alive… And I took pictures!!

Sooooo, from what I read on other seamstresses blogs I’m not the only one struggling to take pictures. To be honest when it’s between some sewing time and some picture taking time, sewing… Continue reading

Ramblings on 1 year of blogging. Asking for your opinion!

1. It’s been a year… Phew, I never thought I would make it! This blog is not my first try and all the others failed miserably after a few weeks so YAY ME!… Continue reading

Scary 3D and sewing in Russian (Lekala patterns)

First of all, I moved in my new house (which is totally cute and adorable) and I HAVE A SEWING ROOM AGAIN : So I have been sewing! But in addition, I have… Continue reading

Easy striped dress, another SBCC pattern…

I’m very late on blogging for 2 reasons: first I was Panama for a training last week (bought indigenous fabrics, so pretty!!) and second, my free time has been dedicated to finding a… Continue reading