I love mermaids! Who doesn’t love mermaids? When my daughter was invited to a couple of friends’ birthday parties I sat down to figure out what kind of handmade gift I could make for a 9 years old. Then, a mermaid tail came to my mind. A mermaid blanket is […]
Sewing is for everyone. In this blog, I show you my sewing projects as well as sewing tutorials, sewing skills and techniques and sewing tips.
Through my sewing journey, I also talk about fabric for your sewing projects, the handmade clothes I wear, and share free patterns.
When sewing, we always try to find a better way of doing things, specially those that are time consuming like returning a strap that has been sewn right sides together and which width doesn’t allow to return right sides out so easily. Who hasn’t spent long times trying to sew […]
A few days ago, I published the first part of this school backpack sewing tutorial. I went through the first steps to make the outside of the backpack. In this second series I’ll show you how to make the interior pocket and lining to have a beautiful backpack both on […]
Now that most of us are on holidays, it is the perfect time to start prepping things for when it’ll be time to go back to school. And who says back to school, says a school backpack! My daughter needed a new backpack for September so instead of buying a […]
Last Saturday I looked at the Men’s shirt stash that my husband created a few days ago and since I wanted a summer top I thought it would be a great idea to use one of them and just up-cycle it. I wanted a “quick sewing project” and transforming this […]
My little monkey loves playing with swords and at home there is none (first boy after 2 girls). As much as I like to see him having so much fun with swords, I think that sword toys can be dangerous (specially seeing the way he plays and fights with them, […]
April has been a short month for sewing. We have had a long 2 weeks break plus an extra off day because of King’s Day in The Netherlands. Even though the time we had to sew was not long, we still made some progress in our sewing workshops (when the […]
This is the 3rd article of my Girl’s summer capsule wardrobe series. You can see how it all started with a knit dress here, and then, how I made a ruffled sleeve top (that I really like) here. After sewing a dress and a top, I thought it was time […]
Carrie Bradshaw, all my apologies. You know I am a big fan of yours, I even was inspired by you to make this gathered dress here. I know I’ve watched Sex and the City so many times that I must know half of the dialogues… But I must say that […]
Another month of sewing lessons! it goes so fast! As you can see below, everyone is super busy during the sewing classes. Patterns all over the place, sewing machines, fabric, colored threads, sewing tools… And right here, Marie’s bias practice! Not her favorite thing to sew, but she’ll come back […]