Do you know the feeling when you fall in love with a designer dress and you just can’t let it go? I was dreaming about it day and night until I realized – I can make that! And so I did, my handmade RED Valentino copycat dress!
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!
Off-the-shoulder, bows and straw bags. All my summer obsessions in one look! And get the DIY tutorial to make this top!
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!
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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With the Fashion Revolution week coming to an end and Me-Made-May just starting, I thought this was the perfect time to share this outfit with you!
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!
If you’re not new around here, you’re well aware of my love affair with bows. Big or small, as a ribbon or as a design detail, if it has a bow on it I’m likely to wear it. When present in my outfits, bows are usually a small detail. But I guess sometimes more is actually more, and when making myself a bow shirt I opted for a statement piece – the oversized bow!
When I first laid my eyes on this J.Crew sweater some months ago I was sold. It wasn’t cheap so I considered it for quite a while until I realized that what really caught my eye was the bow at the collar. Apart from that, it was just a sweater like many others and I figured it wasn’t worth the investment. Instead, I set off to make my own.