Sewing Princess goes to Abilmente Craft Fair

It’s no secret: what I love about sewing and blogging is the community and social aspect, and that great feeling you get when wearing something you made yourself. That’s why I was so thrilled when I got invited to one of the biggest crafts fairs in Europe and the biggest in Italy: Abilmente Fair in Vicenza! Seeing my name on the participants list gave me butterflies in my stomach (available in Italian). Though … Continue reading Sewing Princess goes to Abilmente Craft Fair

Stylish Skirts Book Review

Together with Basic Black, I got Stylish Skirts, the second Sato Watanabe book recently translated in English. Well, the title says it all: it’s all about skirts, 23 to be precise. Due to lack of time, I didn’t manage to make any of these projects yet. Insieme a Basic Black, ho ricevuto Stylish Skits (Gonne con stile) il secondo libro di Sato Watanabe recentemente tradotto in inglese. Come … Continue reading Stylish Skirts Book Review

Basic Black: V-Neck Midi Dress O – Japanese Sewing Book Review & Make

Basic Black is one of Sato Watanabe’s most recent book to be released in English. I love Japanese books and black (and gray ;o) and happened to have a long strip of black linen in my stash…so I couldn’t miss the opportunity to make a new dress! Basic Black e’ uno degli ultimi libri di Sato Watanabe ad essere tradotti in inglese. Purtroppo non è … Continue reading Basic Black: V-Neck Midi Dress O – Japanese Sewing Book Review & Make

Fashion Revolution Day – Who Made Your Clothes

 ::image source:: 24 April 2014 is a big day! I am joining Laura of Behind the Hedgerow and over 150 more people for the Fashion Revolution 24 April 2014 marks the one anniversary year of the collapse of the textile factory Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh but it’s also the day that designers, retailers, factory workers, cotton farmers, academics and individuals will stand together for the first … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Day – Who Made Your Clothes