What I made | Pink corduroy trousers

Today I’m sharing with you what is quite a great achievement on my sewing journey. I’ve finally made a pair of trousers and most importantly, I’ve made a pair of trousers that fit!

Hoje partilho convosco aquilo que é uma grande conquista das minhas aventuras com a costura. Consegui finalmente fazer um par de calças, com bolsos e fecho com carcela, e à minha medida!

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What I made | A polka dot wrap dress (Simplicity 8608)

Hi guys! I didn’t blog much during the summer but I did sew a couple of things. Today I’m showing you my take on the Simplicity 8608 wrap dress pattern. A summer favorite I wore non-stop during my vacation!

Olá meninas! Durante o Verão não passei muito tempo aqui pelo blog, mas estive bastante ocupada com a costura. Hoje mostro-vos o resultado deste projeto. O vestido cruzado 8608 da Simplicty num tecido às bolinhas. Quem não gosta?

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What I made | The Honeycomb dress by CocoWawa Crafts

Last spring CocoWawa Crafts launched their new pattern, the Honeycomb shirt & dress. I was one of the lucky few to test this pattern first hand and the result was one of my most-worn pieces over the last couple months. The beautiful design and the time and care I’ve put into this project explains why I come back to it time and time again. Today I’m sharing with you all the details of this make!

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What I made | Vintage inspired shorts Fern by Afternoon

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Afternoon, an indie sewing pattern label based in Cape Town, South Africa, has just released a new sewing pattern! Fern is a lovely vintage-inspired pair of shorts featuring turn-up cuffs, oh-so handy pockets, and a soft belt in the waist. I was lucky to be one of the girls pattern testing for Afternoon and couldn’t be more happy to share with you the result! Here are my Fern shorts!

 

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What I made | Chanel inspired skirt

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My latest make is inspired by one of my favorite fashion designer houses. The timeless classical designs, the elegance of the fabrics, the detailed embellishments… Chanel is a dream when it comes to the perfect Parisian style. Here’s the step by step of my Chanel inspired skirt, a Burda Style pattern!

Vejam aqui o passo-a-passo da última peça que costurei, uma saia inspirada nas coleções da Chanel. O molde é da Burda Style!

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What I made | Yellow sundress

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I’ve decided to take a little summer break. A little break may be helpful for my Ph.D. progress as I will come back more relax and energized after some days in Portugal with my family. With this last minute decision of moving to the seaside for some days, I soon realized my wardrobe was very ill prepared for such trip. So last weekend I set to resolve the situation and made a full collection of self-drafted off-shoulder tops and an off-shoulder yellow sundress. Now I’m ready for summer!

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Oversized bow blouse – Blusa com gola laço

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Here’s the making of the oversized bow blouse I recently finished! A great sewing project to add to your list. It’s simple and fast but results in a gorgeous statement shirt that sure will brighten up your day. Keep reading to know how I made it and how you can make it too!

Vejam aqui passo a passo como fiz esta blusa com gola laço! Um projeto de costura simples para um resultado fantástico – a blusa mais apetecida para esta estação!

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