Aime comme météore

I was planning to do another vogue dress using a soft jersey but then I came across the aime comme météore dress on Instagram and I changed my plan.  The dress is fairly simple : the original pattern has a zip in the back. However the fabric I had chosen is strechy so I did…

Patchwork placemats

With the left over blue fabric to some of the project I had made, I seen two placemats following the instructions in Mollie Makes issue 74.  It was the first time I used the patchwork technique in a project.  The explanation said that the template square should be 13×13 but if I make more placemats,…

Kimono marana

I had this kimono jacket from Kitbyklo on my sewing to do list on Pinterest for quite a long time and last December I finally ordered the pattern and made it. The pattern is beautifully made and explained with 3 options of customisation :  adding piping,  adding frills at the sleeves  adding a belt.  I just…

Vogue dress from the moon 

Together with the Satisfaction coat pattern, I bought the Vogue pattern from Louis Antoinette Paris to make a little dress for the winter.  The fabric is again from Fabworks online.  I had my eyes on the “dark side of the moon”fabric. When their bundle sale on instagram featured this fabric, I got it. The fabric is…

Satisfaction coat

I have never sewn a coat and it seemed like an impossible project but when I saw the Satisfaction coat by Louis Antoinette Paris, I had to do it ! I love the lose cut and the collar ! I did not do the belt as I prefer the most relax version without belt. The coat is…

Summer pyjamas 

I have been talking of making light cotton pyjamas for all the summer but I only took the time to sew them this weekend. After seeing the Ginghamalong organised by “did you make that ?“, I have chosen some light pink gingham fabric. The cord is made from the wax fabric used for the bento bag and the pattern…

Mini bean bag iPad stand

After reading the rainbow junkie post last week, I had to make a iPad stand for my iPad so I could watch it when crocheting in bed ! The model she used seemed a bit too complicated for me so after some research on Pinterest, I copied this model. It is a rectangle and 3 of the corners…

Crochet hook case

My mum offered me the French version of the book “Learn to crochet love to crochet” by Anna Wilkinson and I was inspired by the model of the granny stripe clutch bag to make a new case for my crochet hooks.  I had only enough of some of the colours to make the front of…

Wax bento bag

My mum gave me some wax fabric my dad brought back from Benin. I wanted to make a cushion cover with it but when I read the tutorial from a bento bag on a Cardboard dream, I had to make one !  Her explanations are very clear and simple.

Green pouf with handles 

Our sofa is quite small and we needed somewhere to put our feet up when watching television.  I found how to make a simple one in the “Liberty book of home sewing”. I did not use such expensive fabric : the black one used for the base and the liner pouf is from IKEA and…

Adding bias bending everywhere !

I am too emotionally attached to some of my clothes especially if I had bought them abroad : they remind me of my travels when I open my closet. I keep them even if they are passed the state of being worn. It is the case for a dark blue jumper I had bought in…

Dress for the #hacklamode contest

Until February 14th, the team of Louis Antoinette Paris is organising a contest : they are giving away a free pattern for a cool dress and and are asking all the person who want to take part to sew their version of the dress !  When I lived in Beijing 3 years ago I bought some traditional…