Let me introduce you to my sewing machine, also referred to as My precious (yes, with the Gollum-voice)… Her name is Aline and I consider her to be my best friend in Spain. Not in the world. I left some truly fabulous people behind! Here we are being retro/vintage 8 years ago Here we are being retro/vintage 2 years ago… Do I sense a theme?And … Continue reading She’s alive!
My Colette Eclair is done! Yay! Another pattern chosen by my man for my birthday! I will show you a few close-up pictures because I won’t show the dress on me before the wedding it is made for. My first idea was to make this a maxi-dress but maxi-dresses aren’t really my thing. I love them, and I always try one on, but they’re just … Continue reading Colette Eclair
Don’t let these pictures fool you, it is still supercold around here, and right after we took these pics I put my sweater and winter coat back on… There is a Burda challenge going on in blogland where you have to make an item from the previous issue of BurdaStyle magazine before you can buy a new one. I admire the ladies that enter this … Continue reading Burda – a challenge
After a lot of hesitation I cut into my gorgeous fabric I got for my birthday… I decided to make it into a Colette Violet, one of the patterns I got for my birthday. I don’t know where my head was at when I decided on the size to cut out, but it must have been lightyears away… I cut a size 12 while my … Continue reading Colette Violet
*** UPDATE***I failed miserably during my first attempt at joining in on the MMM13-fun… The reasons why I failed are as follows: 1/ The weather – I don’t have a lot of me-made winter clothes, and May was much like winter here… I got tired of wearing the same 5 things all the time pretty quickly.2/ Moving house – We bought an apartment in March … Continue reading Me Made May – Week 1 – Update