Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

I’m really excited about this holiday season! Put up loads of lights around the house and that makes me happy. For me it will be a typical holiday season with loads of cooking and trying out new recipes…hoping they turned out ok. I must admit I’m not always up for the Christmas holiday family marathon, but I’ll try to stay more positive this year. I … Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

La Mia Boutique 12/2017 Review-Recensione

Ready for the La Mia Boutique holiday issue? I know some of you were waiting for it and am really happy you find my reviews useful.  This month’s pattern include both fancy dresses (read chiffon and satin) but also easier pattern like a bolero top on the cover page, shift dress or even a faux-fur coat…all you need is red fabric and you’re ready to … Continue reading La Mia Boutique 12/2017 Review-Recensione

White Love: Blouse Stockholm Atelier Scammit

Look I made a blouse and it’s white! I seem to have a love affair with white and blouses lately 🙂 and it’s very French too…both the pattern and fabric come from there! It’s the Blouse Stockholm by Atelier Scammit and the fabric comes from Pretty Mercerie (a fabulous online store…except for those hefty shipping costs…or maybe it’s a good thing 😉 Guardate ho cucito … Continue reading White Love: Blouse Stockholm Atelier Scammit

Style Arc Dimity Top – It’s love

This is only my second Style Arc project but, boy, do I love their patterns! I’ve made and hacked Style Arc Kate dress many times. Questo è solo il secondo cartamodello di Style Arc che cucio, ma adoro questi cartamodelli! Ho cucito e modificato il vestito Kate già molte volte. If you don’t know what I’m talking about…Style Arc is an Australian professional pattern company … Continue reading Style Arc Dimity Top – It’s love

Bianca – Make my Lemonade: A French Affair and some ramblings

What do you think about my French flair? As much as I try I don’t have the flair of one of my favorite French bloggers is Bee Made …she’s just so effortlessly chic But at least I can say my top is French: both the Bianca blouse and this cotton/silk fabric are. Both were stashed away for the past 2 years…so in a way it … Continue reading Bianca – Make my Lemonade: A French Affair and some ramblings