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And a simple high-waisted skirt

October 13, 2012

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I’ve made many more things than I’ve presented here. It’s just such a torment to take photos, especially when renovating… Going abroad sometimes helps. The photo was taken after a 4-hour-long drive, thus the wrinkles.   Advertisements

… just another shirt dress…

October 12, 2012

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Spring + office = some new blouses

April 15, 2012

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I’ve been working with my new machine like crazy, really. At least a couple of hours each day, which is a lot, considering I have to work, study and granny-sit also. * The lilac blouse with lace ruffles is an older project, started in January, I think. Pattern: adjusted from Patrones (not sure about the […]

In search of the perfect pair – vol 1

April 15, 2012

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I adore dresses and one might say I have too many of them. Pants, on the other hand, are practical. Well, to a point. I’m short and I like my pants to be rather long, so that when I wear high heels they’re only an inch or so from the ground. So when I decide […]

Happy birthday to me :)

April 15, 2012

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I turned 30 yesterday and got a new best friend as a present. A sewing machine. Family Platinum Line 8300. Apparently a Janome clone made in a Janome factory for price-sensitive Russians 🙂 Which suits me fine. It was about half the price I thought I’d (or rather the ones giving it to me) have to […]

Newest additions to my stash

March 23, 2012

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Quite unexpectedly, I ended up at a home decor fabric shop yesterday. I had no intention whatsoever to buy anything. But for some reason I stepped out with 3m of fabric and 2m of lace ribbon.

The story of how I started sewing

March 23, 2012

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I’ts actually quite simple. I’m a granny’s girl. And my granny used to be a dressmaker at the local drama/opera/ballet theatre. She had been retired for years already when I was born, but still, she had clients come in from time to time. And she made gorgeous dresses for me. Each time she made something […]