The Obi Skirt or how we got there in the end

If you are waiting for all the scoop on the GBSB, sorry to disappoint, this post is actually about an item I made this year (my first finished garment of the year, yey!!). It does relate a little bit to the Bee, but only just. Managing expectations here, ok? I’m the kind of girl that is somewhat of a perfectionist and has no patience and wants most thing ‘her way’. And also very stubborn. So far, not much going for me, right? Well, it turns out that all those traits that could make my fiance really think twice about tying the…

Wrap me up – Faux fur scarf

While the excitement is building up for the start of the Great British Sewing Bee, series 3 (I’m a Bee, I’m a Bee), I have to find an outlet for my excitement/ nail biting nervousness. Geez, I get sweaty palms even writing this sentence right now… So let me entertain you with a furry post, a make that I love but didn’t get to keep :(. January was a good month for my social life, but not very good for churning out me-made projects. I had some really great incentives however because of two friends’ birthdays, to whom I wanted…

DIY COWL WINTER DRESS | BURDA 10-2012 #118A

As 2014 was on its last legs, there was still one project on my to do list. It was a lovely woollen winter day dress that would be the perfect addition to my wardrobe. I really wanted to wear it to the NYE party, a dinner with friends, nothing fancy really, so true to myself, I had to rush and finish everything in one day.

Favourite makes of 2014

As it is customary in this time of the year, a nice little review of the year is in the cards for me as well. Obviously, the blog is only about 3 days old at this point in time, so you will have to be content with some nice pics and a quick summary.

Quick cheeky jumper refashion

I love my faux leather + anything else combos, so this little refashion was bound to happen sooner or later. I got the idea when I saw someone wearing a similar jumper (I assume shop bought) last year and I was sure I can make one myself.

Favourite makes of 2013

Pretty much what it says on the tin, a summary of the things I made in 2013 that I still like and wear.

Favourite makes of 2012

Here’s a round-up of a few projects from 2012 that I’m still wearing today.

Favourite makes from the early days (2009-2011)

A round-up of finished projects from the early days.