Sunday, 13 July 2014

Introducing Sewloft Sewing patterns + make

Recently I came across a new(at least to me) Indie pattern company. There is something really unique about this one which I am going to write about in this post.  (Click on link below to read more).

Sewloft sewing pattern downloadable pdf sheer blouse patter good design for chiffon georgette with stand collar and drawstring waist
The side pic. Drawstrings always flatter the waist. Like them:)

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

"Stylish Skirts" - Book Review (Have a look at what I made from it too)

There is a new book published just last month devoting to the most popular garment in the 'She' community (also for those who sew). It is the Stylish Skirts book by Tuttle Publishing. There are a lot of points which make this a unique book which I am going to review now. I made a skirt from this book(which I have fallen in love with).As promised in my previous post, I share my personal opinion and experience of using this book and details of what the book offers here in this post:) (so continue reading...)
Stylish skirts book review by tuttle publishing sewing book japanese author cargo pocket skirt
Stylish Dress book review / Skirt S - Linen skirt with Cargo Pockets from the book

Friday, 27 June 2014

The Eve clutch review + Customized bow

Last time I posted about the making of my leopard print handbag(Thanks to all of you who really liked my bag and left your motivating comments:)felt very happy reading them), I did make a mention that I had previously made a clutch too. Well, here it is, presenting the making of a clutch in floral with a bow(I have been really busy these days!) Read more and find out all the customization I made.
clutch or purse with bow on the front and floral print. Lot of pockets and handy. Handmade with pdf sewing pattern eve clutch by chris w design
Presenting the floral purse with a bow front :)

Monday, 23 June 2014

Pattern testing - Easy Breezy Blouse + Tutorial

Today the gossip I am going to share is about the latest pattern out in the online market for home sewers :) And also I am a guest at the So-Sew-Easy website sharing(I might not want to call it teaching :P, I am no big teacher LOL) a tutorial on drafting sleeves for a sleeveless blouse/top.
Sewing pattern with gathers at neckline suitable for sheer fabrics and beginners released by so sew easy available for purchase on craftsy

Monday, 16 June 2014

Sugar and Spice Handbag pattern completed + Review

There is a leopard printed bag now in my room!! I made it (tap dance;)). I feel any dressmaker will feel the urge to make a bag or two sooner or later. I made a clutch a couple of weeks ago. It was so lovely that I wanted to make a handbag too:) Read all about the pattern I used and my experience making the bag.
Handbag sewing pattern pdf printable nag made with satin fabric with leopord print and black contrast with rings
Growlllllllllllllll.. Leopard inside :D

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

A drawstring dress from a kimono tee

I made a casual dress with a drawstring at the waist and pockets(my favorite). So whats the big deal right? Well the point here is this is a pattern hack. I drafted this pattern from a simple kimono tee by Maria Denmark patterns. It actually is not very different from the original. Just a few extensions and I got a new dress.(Click the link below to read more).
Free sewing pattern maria denmark kristen tee with kimono sleeves and boat neck easy and super for beginers


Sunday, 1 June 2014

Polly top in sheer chiffon + Pattern hack + Sewing Indie

The moment I decided to use chiffon for this tank(Polly top by BHL) top, I knew it is not going to be easy. As I had to treat two layers as one for getting the depth of color. Phew!! Pinning and Patience were the key elements to complete this top:D. Finally its done and here it is.I have a lot of useful tips also to share when it comes to sewing with chiffon(Click on link below to read full post).
Polly top free sewing pattern by hand london made with chiffon fabrics french seams
Polly top in sheer chiffon with a little twist!

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

My Image the lovely sewing magazine

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Heya.. today I am going to speak about a tunic which I made and love its style. Its from a sewing magazine which I shall talk a lot about in this post, so make sure you read till the end. before that I wanted to mention something that last week I was featured on the pattern review web site as the member in focus. That was something that cheered me up:). Also thanks to all of you sweet ones who appreciated my fuschia layered top. I am working on a tutorial. It will take a while to get it up, so bear with me.Now back to my tunic with a zippered front and double peplum hem with peter pan collar and contrast piping.
Tunic dress with zip at the center front and peplum hem made form sewing magazine with multi sized patterns and english instructions for women my image

Thursday, 8 May 2014

A tank top with lots of layers..

Hello :) Any guesses on which pattern I used to make this top??.[Click below to read more]


Friday, 2 May 2014

Pattern Testing - Carry all bag...

I made a bag !! So let me talk about it today. I made it a while back for testing the pattern and have put to good use for almost a month now. It is the carry all bag pdf pattern by So sew easy. Let me share my experience of making the bag right here with lots of close up shots.[Click below to read the complete post]
carry all Bag sewig pdf pattern . With slip pockets and zipper pockets. handmade bag with floral cotton.