Sewaholic Alma Blouse – Color-blocked man’s shirt refashion

This summer I really surprised myself…I didn’t think I was going to sew much between July and August…but in the end I managed to make 3 garments that had been on my list for a few years. First up: Sewaholic Alma Blouse Quest’estate ho sorpreso me stessa…non pensavo di riuscire a cucire molto tra luglio e agosto…ma alla fine sono riuscita a cucire ben 3 … Continue reading Sewaholic Alma Blouse – Color-blocked man’s shirt refashion

Yoke Top refashioning a man’s shirt – Learn to Sew with Lauren

How are you doing? My sewing has immensely slowed down these past few weeks due to the heat wave…my sewing area in up on the attic without airco…I’ve been thinking how lucky I am sewing is a hobby for me! If you’ve watched the first season of the British Sewing Bee you probably remember Lauren. She has the most incredible smile and set up a … Continue reading Yoke Top refashioning a man’s shirt – Learn to Sew with Lauren

Men’s Shirt Makeover: the Ruffle Edition and…

Some months ago I was supposed to teach a beginner’s refashion sewing class…so I turned to the beautiful top and tutorial by Kristen Makes It was one of the first projects I made back in 2010 and just a few weeks before starting this blog. So I immediately made a new version of this project to refresh my memory. Then nobody signed up for the … Continue reading Men’s Shirt Makeover: the Ruffle Edition and…

Basic pants from sofa throw cover with Ikea fabric

Ikea is a great source for fabric… a few years ago I made a basic sofa throw cover with this red cotton you see here. Those were the times when I was renting a furnished apartment that had a sofa with a checkered fabric I didn’t like. So I decided to make my own throw cover on the cheap. A few years later I bought … Continue reading Basic pants from sofa throw cover with Ikea fabric