Happy Thursday to everyone! Where I currently live we are with a total restriction to leave the house during Thursday and Friday. This means that we cannot even go out to buy food during these two days. We have already been in quarantine for 24 days and to be frank it has been much more bearable than I thought. There have undoubtedly been more days … Continue reading Top 5 amazing fabrics.
Hello again!I hope you and your family are doing very well despite what is happening in the world! To cheer you up a bit, I share with you the inspiration of the day: Illustrator Yelena Bryksenkova, who has worked on this beautiful quilting piece. Today I’m going to review our top 5 useful tools within sewing:1. Stencil Cutter:https://amzn.to/3c5ula2 This is one of my most recent … Continue reading Need inspiration to start your sewing side hustle?!
Hello!! Happy start to the week! Am I the only one who must check the calendar frequently to see what day of the week we are on? In short words, I wish you a productive and healthy week for you and yours. It is Monday and Mondays, even in these times, are tougher than other days of the week (at least for most of us). … Continue reading Sewing Inspiration: French Boutis, Natural Dyeing and Designers.
Ah, crap. The world went and changed on us. There is only one thing on many folks’ minds. I have always said, when possible, that one should call out the elephant in the room. In this instance, the elephant can’t even be seen – but has transformed our lives. With that in mind, I decided to write on how to keep yourself and your loved … Continue reading 27 Tips for keeping yourself and your loved ones fit, healthy and well these days 😀
Hi sewing lovers, When I was a beginner sewist I was so eager to take in as much knowledge as I could from the very first day. That’s a great attitude, but can also bring moments of frustation. When this happens take a break, clear you mind, and when you’re ready get back to it. Today I want to share with you 20 of the … Continue reading 20 BEGINNER QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS THAT’LL HELP WITH YOUR SEWING + BONUS TUTORIAL
Presser feet play an imporant role in the world of sewing machines, without them we could not sew no matter how good our sewing machine is. But do you know them well? You will be wondering at this point, if they are so important, what are they really? Well, they are the pieces that shape the seam we want to do, they are placed next … Continue reading Sewing Machine Presser Feet. What are they?
First thing that comes to mind is Pinterest! You will find there sewing projects for home, clothes, and accessories…actually anything you can imagine! Pinterest has some sort of witchCRAFT that stuff comes up in searches on Pinterest that Google never finds. Nevertheless, it can also be too much info and I usually end having to spend a lot of time filtering a lot of the … Continue reading 10 Proven Ways to Get Free Patterns for Your Sewing
Serger and traditional sewing machines…what is their difference? Which should I buy? Do I need both? If you have these questions in your head, read ’till the end to find out more. The traditional sewing machine is used to join pieces of fabric providing domestic finishes, that is, it works for small to medium productions of clothing. The main stitch is the straight stitch that, … Continue reading Using a Serger for Sewing: the Uses You Need to Know
Let’s begin with a simple question… what is fashion illustration? It is a concept that encompasses a very broad field, in which we can find representations of very technical clothing or works with tremendously abstract content. Fashion illustration consists of drawings, schemes, sketches or paintings related to fashion. I’ve seen them done with pencil, crayon, carbon, watercolor, among other drawing techniques. You can find these … Continue reading 10 Young Fashion Illustrators You Should Know
As incredible as it sounds, you are pregnant…and your belly is growing bigger inch by inch every month. Perhaps you have already seen your pants begin to feel a bit too tight, your feet start to be sore from carrying your new weight around the house, and you have reached for your calculator to make sure you include all your future baby needs in your … Continue reading 10 tricks to transform your clothes into maternity clothes