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

How to turn the Sorbetto into the Little bows blouse

The Sorbetto Tank Top is a very versatile pattern from Colette Patterns. So flexible that I can see it becoming the foundation for a sloper very easily.     It is so stylish and simple to make that it has quickly become a very popular pattern among bloggers (Alessa, Andrea, Karen, Scruffy Badger Time, Mena, and many more) So, today I want to show you … Continue reading How to turn the Sorbetto into the Little bows blouse

Tailor’s ham and Seam Roll Free Pattern

After having finished my Snow White Coat, I needed to turn to an easy project. So, I thought what’s a better project than making some long needed (ok, maybe I didn’t REALLY need it… but it will certainly help) sewing supplies? I don’t know about you but I love finding gadgets that can make my life easier and make the look result more professional. Probably … Continue reading Tailor’s ham and Seam Roll Free Pattern

Patternmaking resources and Blogger Award

As you know, I am determined to work on my patternmaking skills. Right now I am working on a wrap dress pattern that I will hopefully share with you soon…. especially if I manage to take pictures in nice weather. While searching for tips online to complement my patternmaking books, I discovered these two amazing websites. Ikatbag and My Measuring Tape are running a Pattern … Continue reading Patternmaking resources and Blogger Award