Sewing with leftover fabric: sewing for kids

As mentioned in my previous post, I have quite a big amount of leftover fabric to sew, and I'm determined to end the year with half that amount! My favorite way to use small amount of fabric is to sew for kids, simply because I love kids clothing. Projects are quicker and it's very creative…

2021 sustainable sewing goals

I learned how to sew as part of a more comprehensive/thoughtful/complex journey, started for me in 2016. I always loved clothing and fashion, but that year I dug into the issues related to fast fashion and, generally speaking, consumption [more references below]. From that year onward I carefully choose what to buy, mainly from sustainable…

Fall – winter plans and what I actually made

At the end of last August, after three months of intense sewing and with 1000 ideas in mind, I decided to actually plan for fall and winter. I was trying to solve a couple of issues. The issues: buying more fabric that I could actually sewmy sewing shelf was getting overcrowded (we live in 550…