Pretty in Pink and a trip to the countryside

Despite the summer heat and my love/hate relationship with slippery fabrics…I sewed a pink outfit! Yes, it’s full on pink…a sort of pajama ;o) I have been meaning to make a faux jumpsuit ever since I saw Trine’s version on Instagram I was just afraid about adding an elasticated waist to the top…so I guess it’s more like a matching outfit than a faux jumpsuit. … Continue reading Pretty in Pink and a trip to the countryside

Comfy and fast: La Mia Boutique shorts

I’ve always had a love and hate relationship with shorts…they are very practical in the summer heat but never look quite right on me…in the end I don’t wear them much outside the house. I made a Named Alpi chinos last year and worn them quite a bit…but being white they tend to get stained pretty easily…or I am clumsier when I wear them! I … Continue reading Comfy and fast: La Mia Boutique shorts

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Sewing for the beach: Named Alpi Chino Shorts

After 6 years I’m going to the beach again soon! And of course it’s a great opportunity to make appropriate clothing…Enter Named Alpi Chino Shorts Dopo 6 anni tra qualche settimana andrò di nuovo al mare! E ovviamente è un’ottima opportunità per cucire dell’abbigliamento adatto…E quindi i i pantaloncini Alpi di Named erano d’obbligo! For this pattern I upcycled a pleated skirt that I never … Continue reading Sewing for the beach: Named Alpi Chino Shorts

Sewaholic Thurlow Shorts: color-blocking addiction

I’m so happy I finally made Sewaholic Thurlow Shorts. Actually they were meant to be full-length pants…but I didn’t have enough fabric (well, I mean pants fabric!) for a trial pair…and I wasn’t just ready to part with some cashmere wool. After all I wanted to test the fit… Sono davvero contenta di essere riuscita a cucire i pantaloncini Sewaholic Thurlow In realta’ volevo fare … Continue reading Sewaholic Thurlow Shorts: color-blocking addiction