I am a stasher. I dont mention this publicly often, but I have about 16 cubic feet of fabric stashed away in my sewing room. I like having my stash – often when inspiration strike, I dont want to spend a few days hunting for the fabric or wait for my shipment to arrive. MyContinue reading “Scrap Fabric Bean Bag Stool”
Made a tank from a used sweater top I got from goodwill. I bought the top because the material was kind of amazing – soft, drapery, spongy. But it didnt have enough material to make more. So a tank it became! I should really start taking photos of the “before” of all my re-made garments!
I made this probably 4 month ago. I made my own pattern and the rayon stripe fabric was very porous – and the weight of the skirt would stretch the top part down, which is cut on bias. This result in the front top part to be a little narrower than it should be on me. TheContinue reading “The scandalous dress”
I made this somewhere during summer – mostly to wear around the house. Therefore even though its been worn so much that its been in nearly every light load of laundry, I didnt get a photo until now. The fabric is a bit on the sheer side – therefore this is for home only. ITsContinue reading “Grey Knit Braided Maxi”
Hubby had requested this sewing from me. He wanted me to make a all black qipao, except a lining of white at the collar and sleeves. Well thats quite easy. tada! I guess there is not much to say. Pattern is the same as the summer qipao, except I had redrafted the sleeves to fitContinue reading “Black Qipao”
No this is not a post about letting my past go or anything. Unfortunately little K had been infected with the frozen bug. One day she came home from preschool and asked me if I can make her an Elsa dress for “the pumpkin patch”. She meant Halloween. Isnt 4-years old a little too youngContinue reading “Let it go”
I made this dress over 2 or 3 month ago and this is probably the dress that got me the most compliment this year. Ladies would actually stop me at work or on the street and tell me how much they like it. I even got an offer to pay for my sewing (which iContinue reading “Mustard Linen Pocket dress”