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

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 […]

How to make a face mask at home

How to make a face mask at home

This is a blog post on how to make a face mask at home. In the current climate as a sewer one can’t help doing what one can in this climate. Be it from using a 3 D printer to make visors or even helping […]

Sewing pyjama bottom using an existing pyjama.

Sewing pyjama bottom using an existing pyjama.

This a blog post on sewing pyjama bottom using an existing pyjama. I sew my 5-year-old son’s pyjama bottoms using an existing pattern. It is really easy. This pattern works with loose-fitting elasticated bottoms. It would not work for tight-fitting jeans or trousers. This is […]

How to sew a jacket at home

How to sew a jacket at home

Here are some tips on how to sew a simple straight forward jacket at home. I have recently sewn myself a jacket not long ago. The fabric I use is boucle fabric with nice glitter threads weaves into it. It looks great for a dinner […]

Sewing sheer fabric dress at home

Sewing sheer fabric dress at home

The blog post is on sewing a sheer fabric dress. I have sewn sheer fabrics in the past but not much in recent times. As I have sewing using stretch fabrics and wool fabrics. However, I saw this lovely silk organza fabric a past season […]