Fabric Shopping in Brussels and Sewing-related Shopping

Please tell me I’m not the only one who takes the opportunity of a trip to go fabric shopping. I was recently in Brussels and I couldn’t pass it on. Though Brussels is not what I would call a Sewing Mecca, there were certainly enough stores to keep me busy. I only had time for three ;o) Per favore ditemi che non sono la sola … Continue reading Fabric Shopping in Brussels and Sewing-related Shopping

Abilmente I’ll be there – Abilmente ci saro’

The big day is nearly here! Just a quick post to say that from tomorrow, I’ll be at Abilmente Fair. Check out the Sewing Page for details In a nutshell the most exciting sewing news…Named designers, Liesl Gibson from Oliver & S, Liesl + Co e Lisette and a bright new entry in the Italian sewing pattern world Nicoletta Di Nuvole Di Cuori will be … Continue reading Abilmente I’ll be there – Abilmente ci saro’

Italian Sewing Meetup @ the Fair – Incontro Cucito Italiano in Fiera – Abilmente – Vicenza – 17/10/2015

We had such a blast at the first Italian Sewing Meetup back in March we decided to do it again. This time we’ll be organizing a special event at Abilmente Craft Fair, the biggest in Italy. If you can make it, just register online It will be a great opportunity to meet other sewing enthusiasts as well as visit the fair. Below are the details, … Continue reading Italian Sewing Meetup @ the Fair – Incontro Cucito Italiano in Fiera – Abilmente – Vicenza – 17/10/2015

Stylish Party Dresses Review – Recensione

When I saw this title being released in English…I immediately got very curious. I love dresses and am very keen on Japanese design couldn’t wait to see what a Japanese fashion designer would come up with on Party Dresses. The kind people at Tuttle send me Stylish Party Dresses for review…so here is a sneak peak for you. The English version has just been released … Continue reading Stylish Party Dresses Review – Recensione

She Wears the Pants – Japanese Sewing Book Review

Another very popular Japanese book is now available in English. When I read the title She Wears the Pants* I was very intrigued. Though I love dresses and skirts…I wear pants regularly and I am always eager to find that perfect fitting pattern that requires zero alterations…ok, it’s a dream! Unfortunately, when the book arrived I realised it doesn’t include only pants…so the title was … Continue reading She Wears the Pants – Japanese Sewing Book Review