[sewing] Such a useful tool

Sewing for grown-ups

Yes, here is an extremely useful tool for your sewing space. I copied Christelle’s very clever make: as soon as she published this, I thought I had to do it. As usual it took me months to finally do it – I largerly prefer sewing garments – and I waited another couple of months to […]

9th February 2015

[sewing] Underwear

Sewing for grown-ups

For Christmas, I treated myself to a Craftsy course on bra sewing with Beverly Johnson; I’ve started watching the videos and I’m very happy so far, it’s really interesting. I’m hoping to start as soon as I can gather appropriate materials. Do you know good online shops in Europe for underwear fabrics and notions? In […]

5th February 2015

[sewing] Sewaholic Robson Coat

Sewing for grown-ups

pattern: Robson Coat, Sewaholic Patterns fabric: Cotton gabardine, Cousette size : 14, sleeves and body shortened When this pattern came out last year, I was really enthusiastic about it and wanted to make it rapidly, but I was also already 7 months pregnant. So anything closing over my belly was a wrong idea.. I finally ended […]

30th June 2014

[sewing] Pauline Alice Carme blouse

Sewing for grown-ups

I’m so late to post about this blouse! I finished it a loooong time ago, as I sewed it in the week following the release of the pattern by Pauline Alice. I was very impressed by the tester‘s versions, especially Andrea‘s. So pattern purchased, downloaded, printed and assembled. I didn’t even take time to trace […]

12th May 2014

[sewing] Amy skirt

Sewing for grown-ups

There is a recurring trend going on among sewing bloggers about identifying the gaps in your wardrobe, sewing things that you will actually wear etc. I had already been thinking about this because I hate the idea of sewing only things I will wear once, just because they look good. Because what makes me happy […]

14th April 2014

[sewing] Muslining & painting

Sewing for grown-ups

Have you heard about Natalie Chanin’s work? The designer behind Alabama Chanin? I’m sure you’ve already seen some of her (and her employee’s) beautiful work and mostly the stunning versions made by talented ladies like Carolyn, Andrea and Isabelle? I bought one of her books last year – Alabama Studio Sewing + Design – and […]

26th March 2014