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

Sewing for Boys: Charles Pants Compagnie M.

Here is something I don’t get to do often…sewing for kids. But I couldn’t resist the cuteness of Compagnie M.’s patterns. Ever since discovering Mara Blouse through Evie’s blog I’ve been hoping she would release an adult version… Ecco una cosa che non faccio spesso…cucito per bambini. Ma non ho resistito ai bellissimi modelli di Compagnie M. Da quando ho scoperto la blusa Mara grazie … Continue reading Sewing for Boys: Charles Pants Compagnie M.