The decline of fabric and haberdashery stores in many Dutch cities and towns is something worth attention. We, semi-professional and hobbyist sewers, find it incredibly regrettable that there are no longer physical stores where you can casually walk in. Places where you can touch the fabrics, wander endlessly, and eventually come home with a stack of 'spontaneous' fabrics. And of course, score some bargains! Because we love that!
Wanting to look stylish on a budget? No worries! Achieving a chic appearance without draining your wallet is entirely possible.
Making your own clothes is the key to a unique, affordable, and fashionable look. Here are some tips to get started and look amazing without spending a fortune.
For decades, Chanel has epitomized sophistication, elegance, and timeless fashion. The brand's signature style, characterized by its classic silhouettes, monochrome palette, and luxurious details, remains a pinnacle of refined fashion. But what exactly defines the Chanel style, and how can you infuse it into your own wardrobe?
Old is Gold! This certainly applies to fabrics. Nothing outdated or musty; old fabrics are exquisite! Old fabrics carry a unique charm and history with them. They are steeped in tales of bygone eras and can be a wonderful addition to various creative projects.
In this blog, we'll explore different types of old fabrics, with a focus on brocade and jacquard, Gobelin, Ottoman rib fabric, and printed fabrics with a vintage or antique look. We'll also discuss how these fabrics can be used in projects ranging from cosplay costumes to antique furniture restoration.
Dear Readers, Let me introduce you to MargaStyle.com - the little sister of Sewing Chanel-Style.
At MargaStyle.com, we're all about embracing life in its full spectrum - from the latest buzz in Beauty & Lifestyle (all about those budget-friendly tips!) to diving into the serene world of yoga, celebrating the fabulousness of 50+, and uncovering 'the normal' of the world of models, modelling and photography.
Crafty Ponies are more than just ordinary toys; they're adorable, educational companions that capture the hearts of children worldwide. But what exactly are Crafty Ponies and what makes them so irresistible?
Crafty Ponies are educational toys designed to introduce children to the world of horse care and riding. These adorable sets come with various accessories like brushes, bridles, and blankets, enabling children to practice grooming and tacking up their very own pony.
For the first time in the past and recent history of this website, something strange has occurred. An English-language blog has unexpectedly ended up on the Dutch-language blog page. Very odd. We've left it as is because a redirect requires less effort than deleting and rewriting the blog. And perhaps it might be fun for all English-speaking readers to take a peek at the Dutch blog.
But now quickly to the blog because Vogue V1563 is an exceptional sewing pattern. It's the 'New Recycle Chic,' and it's incredible what you can create from fabric remnants. This concept fits perfectly into these times. Moreover, the sewing pattern is ingeniously designed with numerous couture details. Hurry and take a look:
Crafting a garment from a sewing pattern can be an exciting journey, but the success often lies in the details. Before diving into a new project, it's essential to peruse sewing pattern reviews. These insights from fellow sewing enthusiasts offer a treasure trove of experiences, pitfalls, and valuable fabric advice.
The meteorological winter starts on December 1st... And we immediately notice it because it's suddenly cooooold...Quickly make some clothing out of wool? Or perhaps opt for fleece? Or thermals? Or simply embrace the concept of 'layering up'?
In this blog, we explore natural - warm - fabrics versus thermostatic materials and the art of layering.