Adult Ollie Bomber
SEWING

Adult Ollie Bomber

Last week I was one of the few lucky ones chosen by Kelly from Sew a Little Seam to test her new Ollie Bomber pattern for Adult. Do you remember a few weeks ago when I said that I was going to test new patterns? Well, time has come! This […]

OOTD – Going all Pineapple!
HANDMADE STYLE

OOTD – Going all Pineapple!

Here is my OOTD (or Outfit Of The Day 😉 ) Seeing that the weather is slightly changing towards Autumn, this morning I decided to go Bananas Pineapples! This crazy fabric was a find one of my sewing friends. Once she showed it to the Couture Nomad’s team, we all […]

Twisted Plantain Tee
SEWING

Twisted Plantain Tee

Well known is the Plantain Tee proposed by Deer and Doe (by the way this t-shirt pattern is free). To me, it was me first time making a wearable garment in knit. One of my sewing friends suggested to do a Plantain-make meet up with 2 other friends so we […]

Visiting an Arras
HANDMADE STYLE

Visiting an Arras

Handmade clothes are best! Today we wanted to visit an Arras situated in Amsterdam. Our daughter wants to pick back where she left it a few years ago so we decided to come and see. I needed comfy clothes so I went with these navy trousers and the Sorbetto top […]

The Ollie Bomber (sewing project)
SEWING

The Ollie Bomber (sewing project)

A few months ago a sewing friend posted her version of the Ollie bomber in a group where we share our sewing projects. It looked so cute that I did my little research and I found the pattern made by Sew a little seam that I bought straight away. It […]

Sewing challenge on Instagram
SEWING

Sewing challenge on Instagram

Once again, Rachel from HouseofPinheiro embarked all us sewing aficionados into this new sewing challenge on Instagram, the #sewphotohop Instagram challenge. During the whole month of September, she proposes a sewing related theme every day and instagrammers who want to participate share a picture representing it. I love this kind […]

Pattern tester 
FREE PATTERNS, SEWING

Pattern tester 

Sew a little seam is a lovely pattern brand that I got to meet a few weeks ago. A sewing fellow shared a cutie bomber jacket she had sewn for her daughter using one of their patterns and at that time there was an special offer to buy the pdf […]

Sewing contest
SEWING

Sewing contest

If you have been following my sewing stories here you may know by now that I am a big fan of Couture Nomad. A small sewing related business that provides with sewing workshops either in different cities or online. But not only that, they also have some cool patterns for […]

Handmade fair
Lifestyle Singapore

Handmade fair

Busy week! This weekend I am participating for the first time in the Summer fair at Loewen by Dempsey Hill here in Singapore. Among the things I will be selling are the Bosabo clogs that I imported to Singapore. I love this product, handmade in France with beautiful and noble […]

Me Made May 2016
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Me Made May 2016

It has been a great Me Made May month! This handmade (sewing, crochet, knit,…) clothing challenge was launched by Zoe, from So Zo What do you now blog a few years ago, and aims to make people conscious of the things we wear. To participate, one only has to wear […]

Make you own piping bias binding
SEWING

Make you own piping bias binding

Hello there! I love using piping bias binding on my sewing projects. And a few months ago I heard that you could make your own piping bias binding on your own… at first I thought “no way!” but the more I use it (and run out of it) the more […]