Ease-into Motherhood: Week 3 summary

Hello lovely people, This week has come to an end and with it comes the weekly roundup for the #easeintomotherhood event. It has been truely amazing to see so many people participate and share their stories in an entertaining, honest and beautiful way. Thank you so much to all of you who have participated. If…

Friendships: Baby culottes #easeintomotherhood

Hi, July is already here! As part of the “Ease-in Motherhood” event, hosted this week by SeamstressErin, today I’ve decided to share a snip of my story as well as a couple of pretty baby culottes I made for Emila and her friend (evident they both had just woken up).   Life after baby: friendships Becoming…

Store industrial thread cones efficiently!

Hi my dears, Many of us who sew have in our stack several cones of thread. Some machines require several spools of thread of the same or similar colors in order to make uniform seams, some of us prefer to buy big spools of thread in the colors that we use most often so we…

Living with purpose

Hi pals, After a long absence I’m finally back to share with you some of many life changing thougths that have been rumbling my mind over the last few months. With considerably less time to sew and blog about the things I make, I’ve come to the conclusion that I really should put more thought…

COCOON: a winter toasty baby tutorial

Hello friends, For those of you who love baby wearing and want to keep your baby warm and toasty on you throughout the cold and freezing weather, today I want to share with you a couple of makes that have made Canadian winter babywearing a positive experience. A jacket extender + a wrapping blanket to…

Starry night blue Turner Exchange

Hi friends, I was thrilled to wear my last Turner, so obviously I had to make myself another one. I  chose a beautiful sparkly blue crepe that I had laying in my stash of precious fabrics. Sadly, however, even though the fabric was stretchy, it didn’t have enough stretch to make a comfortable fit on…

Mama gets a Turner/ Nursing dress modifications

Hi friends, long time no see!! It has been a tad strange to live in my post-baby body, and while I’m experiencing the happiest moments of my life I can recall, when I look at myself in the mirror, I sometimes don’t seem to feel as comfortable as I used to in my body. My…

Emilia Style!

Hi friends, I’ve been doing some sewing for my little Emilia. Making garments for babies is so much fun! They come together pretty easy and fast and I get lots of inspiration to create using garments that I no longer want or wear, so I get to recycle some fabric! Yeeeiii!! For these makes, I…

Nursing african style!

Hi friends, This is not a post on real African style nursing, but rather a post about my latest Pregnancy-Nursing Bra made in an African Vlisco print! This creation sums up my journey to conquer the realm of boob support, breathability and comfort during pregnancy and throughout nursing. For a summary of the journey you…

The compilation, a search for the perfect Pregnancy-Nursing Bra

Hi friends, Welcome to the compilation of my journey through the construction of a bra that provides support and comfort for fuller busts, and is suitable during pregnancy and throughout nursing. This is quite a long post, so if you are not the reading type, you are welcome to skim through the pics and read…