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…

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…