Style Arc Dimity Top – A blue polkadot simphony

After my white Dimity Top, here is a blue polkadot silky version. I won’t repeat any pattern details that you can read in the original post Dopo la versione bianca del Dimity Top ecco quella blue a pois in un tessuto setoso. Non mi dilungherò a ripetere i dettagli del cartamodello che potete leggere nel post originale. Clearly using a different fabric creates a dramatic … Continue reading Style Arc Dimity Top – A blue polkadot simphony

La Mia Boutique 01/2018 Review-Recensione

Let’s start the year with some color! This La Mia Boutique issue includes some exclusive patterns by Italian designer and blogger Sara Poiese, including the coat on the cover. I have to admit I’m a sucker for tailored garments and this one is no exception. It reminds me of my first coat …I can’t believe that was already 7 years ago! And I still have it and … Continue reading La Mia Boutique 01/2018 Review-Recensione

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

I’m really excited about this holiday season! Put up loads of lights around the house and that makes me happy. For me it will be a typical holiday season with loads of cooking and trying out new recipes…hoping they turned out ok. I must admit I’m not always up for the Christmas holiday family marathon, but I’ll try to stay more positive this year. I … Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

La Mia Boutique 12/2017 Review-Recensione

Ready for the La Mia Boutique holiday issue? I know some of you were waiting for it and am really happy you find my reviews useful.  This month’s pattern include both fancy dresses (read chiffon and satin) but also easier pattern like a bolero top on the cover page, shift dress or even a faux-fur coat…all you need is red fabric and you’re ready to … Continue reading La Mia Boutique 12/2017 Review-Recensione

White Love: Blouse Stockholm Atelier Scammit

Look I made a blouse and it’s white! I seem to have a love affair with white and blouses lately 🙂 and it’s very French too…both the pattern and fabric come from there! It’s the Blouse Stockholm by Atelier Scammit and the fabric comes from Pretty Mercerie (a fabulous online store…except for those hefty shipping costs…or maybe it’s a good thing 😉 Guardate ho cucito … Continue reading White Love: Blouse Stockholm Atelier Scammit