Radio silence

Hey friends, A delicious surprise has been baking in the oven over the past few months which lead to my blogging absence.   We are pregnant and expecting a little baby girl sometime in May! ❤   We’re looking forward to the next weeks of pregnancy and welcoming her into the world safely when she’s…

Floral Appleton

Hello my darlings, Long time no see! Today I bring you my Appleton, the first pattern by Cashemerette. You must have seen it around already (#appleton #wrapdress #appletondress). It has been making curvy gals crazy about their curves. The appeal for it is that it has been designed for women with curves. Sizes 12 –…

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…

Sallie 2.0

Hi dears, In this post I will show you how I further modified the pattern of my Sallie to get it to fit me better. The modifications  outlined below allowed for more coverage and comfort while wearing it. I would certainly recommend them. After wearing my first Sallie version, I decided I had to further…

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…

Geometric awesomeness!!

Hello my dears, Today I bring you a dress I made using the Eucalypt pattern by Megan Nielsen. This time around I used heavy woven fabric, which I think is wool gabardine, coupled with a geometric cotton fabric inset from Vlisco. My goodness!! Have you seen Vlisco fabrics?? Vlisco fabrics (Dutch Wax), have been created…

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…

Blue Ocean swimsuit, Butterik B5795

Hi dears, Today I will show you my Blue Ocean swimsuit made from the Butterick  B5795 pattern (version D). This piece is inspired by my love for the ocean. I thought it might be a good idea to show it to you, just so you can picture it on someone other than the model on…

Wonder Woman inspired bra

Hi dears, Today I bring you a bra inspired in Wonder Woman (WW) one of my great childhood inspirations. This bra is a mish-mash of patterns: the Bravo Bra #2 I made last week (modified) and the Classic Full Band Bra from Bra-makers Supplies I posted the week before. This time, I drafted a “Y…

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…