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…

Eggplant nursing bra

Howdy buddies! Long time no see! I’m dropping into the cyber world to show you one of my latest creations. I call this my eggplant nursing bra becuase it’s a fab gray and purple combo. Alterations: For this bra, the construction was exactly the same as for my yellowlicious bra. The main difference is the…

The pink nursing bra V2

Hi friends, I’ve been loving pink lately more than usual. I mentioned in my last post that I purchased a pretty pink and black bra kit from Erin’s Etsy shop. So I couldn’t resist making my next nursing bra version in the lovely neon pink fabric that came with the kit, a pink lightweight no-stretch…

Black Mojito!

Hello my darlings, Today I bring you my “Black Mojito” pants. This make is based on the stylish Moji pattern, the latest pants pattern from Seamwork founded by Sarai Mitnick, a genius entrepreneur! If you haven’t heard the recent episodes on Seamwork Radio, you definitely should! As previously, I modified the pattern following Kathleen Cheetham’s…

Lovely trapezes

Hi my darlings, Today I want to show you my Trapeze dresses. These are my most recent make and I’ve been wearing more than I dare to confess. The Trapeze dress is a free pattern designed by Jess Abbott, owner and author of the lovely Sewing Rabbit blog. Isn’t it lovely?? As you can see from…

Dressy Sallie

Hi my darlings, Today I bring you my dressy Sallie. This garment evolved with respect to the original pattern to improve its fit and performance. The transition took a few weeks. It is made using the Sallie Jumpsuit (version A)  pattern by my dear Heather from Closet Case Files. Pattern Modifications: I decided to draft…

Eucalypteae top and dress

Hello my darlings, Today I bring you a lovely tank top and dress I created using the Eucalypt pattern by Megan Nielsen in jersey. Eucalypt of course is Aussie just as Megan is. This dress is perfect for the beach and the hot summer days I very much love and enjoy. Believe me, after living…

Frozen Berries, my Bombshell Swimsuit

Hi dears, I made this swimsuit a couple of years ago using the Bombshell Swimsuit pattern by my dear Heather from Closet Case Files. This piece is inspired by frozen berries, which are perfect for refreshment in the summer heat. I LOVE IT!! Here are some of Heather’s versions: The entire blogsphere has made this…

Lace-Collage: BravoBella Bra

Hi dears, Long-time no see! Between moving to a new place, family visits and vacation it has been quite busy around here. Luckily I have managed to squeeze a post on my most recent make: a lace collage bra using the Bravo Bra #2 by BravoBellaBras as my pattern. Back in June, L commented that…

We are stardust bra

Hi my darlings,   Today I bring you another bra. One that I’m very proud of. It is based on the good old Classic Full Band Bra from Bra-makers Supplies.I made a few corrections to the pattern from the last time I made it and I also went a little funkier with the colors, this…

The Brenda Milner Phantom Jacket

Hi my dears, This week I bring you a garment ideal for the days when the weather is fresh and humid. Perfect rainy-warm days. This garment is a light A line jacket with a vintage vibe. I made it to test this silhouette as well as a few pattern modifications. This garment is dedicated to Professor…