Sewing with leftover fabric: sleeveless top

What do you make when you have leftover fabric? As I mentioned I'm trying to reduce my fabric stash and while I figure out a way to avoid leftovers for new projects, I still have fabric that I'd like to use up leftover from older projects. This month I focused on using up a couple…

Spring – Summer 2021 sewing plans

I started planning for Spring around Christmas break, and now that the weather seems to get warmer and warmer I'm very excited to sew my homemade Spring wardrobe. Even if I already had some ideas, I decided to participate to the Design Your Wardrobe class available on Seamwork (I'm a Seamwork member). I really enjoyed…

Sewing with leftover fabric: hats

This past week was my friend's Ogulcan birthday and I always try to make something handmade as small gift. We, my boyfriend and I (he actually helped for this project), decided for a hat. The pattern I made this hat before for my boyfriend in a wool tweed, but we choose a summer version made…

High waisted Sasha trousers (or the perfect tailored pants!)

This was a little bit of an impulse sewing project, usually I have a sewing list that I update every time I have a new idea, but I wanted to spend some time making my ideal tailored pants. I bought the Sasha trousers pattern when Closet Core Patterns had their sales last winter, but ended…

Galentine’s day 2021 and a pink Carolyn PJ hacked shirt

A couple of weeks ago I learned about the Pigeon Wishes instagram party for Galentine's day 2021. The idea is to celebrate Galentine's day by making something red/pink and have an excuse to be involved in a social event even if I'm not going anywhere. "This is all about living joyfully, in colours that reflect…