What about your pictures?
Where do you get all those beautiful photos? we have been asked frequently. It is often not easy for (fashion) bloggers to obtain copyright-free photos. We have some tips & tricks for you.
Butterick B4355 a great sewingpattern
Butterick B4355 is a great sewing pattern for a Chanel-style jacket. The front of the sewing pattern shows a beautiful Bouclé green jacket . It 's a great sewing pattern , even for advanced options.
Run Christy! Run!
Remember beautiful Christy Turlington as the Chanel Model of the 80's? She was amazing and she still is! We love her as an activist for several foundations to support women all over the world. And we love her new running advertisement for Adidas shown on Vogue.com.
Mylo, the new vegan leather
Stella McCarthey introduced her new collection of garments made from Mylo leather last week. Mylo is a new fabric made by the clever engineers from Bolt Threads™.
'Mylo Unleather' is a durable fabric made from champions. Mylo has the appearance and properties of leather and is soft, supple and less harmful to the environment. Adidas, lululemon, and Stella McCartney now use this fabric for their new collections.
Outdoor hats - English Style
Spring could come at any moment, but it is still quite cold. If you are used to walking outside in the morning, for example, then it is better not to put away your winter coat yet. Do you still have beautiful tartan or woolen fabrics? Then you have enough time to make a beautiful and functional hat, you will enjoy wearing!
Fashion Embroidery - book review
‘Fashion Embroidery’ might seem like a 'just' beautiful coffee table book about Haute couture, but it is more than that. The English book is written by Jessica Pile (the Production Director at Hand & Lock embroidery). It is a hardcover with beautiful photos of Haute couture clothing and embroidery. It is really "Textile Art".
Summery fabrics are for sale by the online fabric stores. We love these beautiful fabrics whith there outstanding prints! The term 'inkjet print' is becoming increasingly common. On the website of TST Stoffen / Stoffenbestellen we notice a lot of beautiful 'inkjet prints' on fabrics such as Chiffon, Punta di Roma, silk and viscose satin.
But what is an inkjet print different from a 'normal print'?
Gabriela Hearts about Sustainability
We love the interview with Gabriela Hearts about Sustainability and we would like to share it with you. It is available on the Vogue website.
Q & A Learn to Sew
Guestwriter: Elena Tran, Baudekin Studio
The home dress revival !
The home dress is back in town! Vogue has spent an entire article this week about the home dress and selected the most beautiful dresses for the reader. But what is a home dress? And why would you want (to make) it?
Butterick B5926 stretchy jacket
Jackets are always nice to wear because they are so versatile. You can wear them when you need to look businesslike or representative, or just casual in everyday life. Whether you wear a top, a t-shirt or a neat blouse underneath, a jacket is always a great idea and a real classic. Timeless, classic and trendy!