Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: Dressmaking

Making a face mask at home

Making a face mask at home

This is a blog post on making a face mask at home. It is also for children as well. With the current pandemic now more countries are making wearing face masks mandatory in shops, public transport, and public places. There is increasingly more evidence to […]

Sewing jeans/ pants opening at home

Sewing jeans/ pants opening at home

This is a blog post on how sewing jeans/ pants opening at home. It is not as hard to sew as it looks. When I first start to sew it always wonders me how one can make this kind of opening. It is commonly seen […]

Sewing elastic shirring in garments

Sewing elastic shirring in garments

This is a blog post on sewing elastic shirring in garments. Elastic shirring is commonly seen in children’s garments. It’s used to make collars and sleeves. As it’s elastic it can stretch easily and at the same time giving shape to the garment. In recent […]

Atelier brunette Paris review

Atelier brunette Paris review

This is a blog post on the Atelier brunette Paris review. Atelier Brunette is a, in my opinion, a mid-range market sewing and haberdashery shop. In the recent years, haberdashery shops have revolved from dinghy packed DIY-like shops to more mid-range market shops. This is […]

How to sew boucle fabric at home

How to sew boucle fabric at home

This is a blog post on how to sew boucle fabric. Boucle fabric is basically loose weave fabric that sometimes do come in different textures and different of weave (tightly or loosely woven). It is indeed a lovely fabric with different coloured threads weaves together […]

Haberdashery/ Sewing shops online

Haberdashery/ Sewing shops online

Here is a blog post on haberdashery/ sewing shops online. Nowadays, it’s so easy to buy haberdashery/ sewing supplies without having to leave the house at all. This is all down to the widespread of internet online shopping. I do shop online as it saves […]

Fabric and haberdashery shops in Paris

Fabric and haberdashery shops in Paris

Here is a blog post on fabric and haberdashery shops in Paris. This is written in my own personal experience and opinions. Paris who would have thought it is a great place to shop for fabrics but it is. They show the twice a year […]