The skirt that was not meant to be

Blogs are a great source of inspiration for me…and even more tutorials (I keep bookmarking, printing, pinning them). That’s how the fantastic Skateboard skirt by Simple Simon and Co. ended up on my very optimistic sewing list for 2011. After completing my coat, I was looking for quick yet nice projects to make. This seemed to tick all the boxes…and I would even use fabric … Continue reading The skirt that was not meant to be

Burda skirt 116 2010/9 – Gonna Burda 116 2010/9

Lately I seem to be working on rather time consuming projects. I left you a few weeks ago with a tutorial on the back vent for Burda skirt 116 2010/9…which was actually my second attempt at this project. So, here is the final skirt on me! Ultimamente mi trovo a cucire capi che portan via molto tempo. Ci siamo lasciate un paio di settimane fa … Continue reading Burda skirt 116 2010/9 – Gonna Burda 116 2010/9

Tutorial – How to sew a back vent and lining for Burda skirt 116 2010/9 – Cucire lo spacco con sormonto

This is what has been on my sewing table last week…it has caused me a great headache and I actually ended up making two Burda skirts 116 2010/9. Apologies for the long technical post, but I hope it will be of help. So, after having tried to gather information online, rummaging through sewing books and emailing lovely ladies who worked on this project before me, … Continue reading Tutorial – How to sew a back vent and lining for Burda skirt 116 2010/9 – Cucire lo spacco con sormonto