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.
The holiday season often brings joy, warmth, and… stress. But what if I told you that your festive wardrobe need not be a source of anxiety? Let's unravel the tale of unnecessary Christmas stress and how we might just have the perfect solution!
With the holiday frenzy knocking at our doors, the quest for the perfect outfit becomes an additional burden. But fear not! This year, we're diving into the world of stress-free fashion crafting, starting with a chic yet cozy solution: Vogue 1605 sweater.
"Christmas is approaching rapidly once again, and for many people, it brings a lot of stress. Who will be coming? What will we eat? And what on earth will I wear?
I really wouldn't know about all of it, but for the last question, I do have a suggestion that I've made before because it's such a good one :>))
Vogue V1520, available at sewing patternsshop. And a good amount of Velours de Panne - a fabric that won't break the bank. A lovely dress because: it slims due to the gathers and the stretchy fabric, an easy sewing pattern, and, of course, can be made in various colors and lengths."
Do you want to make a Chanel-Style hat from Bouclé yourself? That's possible. A big advantage is that the fabric itself is difficult, but it is less difficult than it seems. You will be forgiven for wrong stitches; you don't see it.
And Bouclé also has a bit of stretch, so putting a border around the hat is easier than with non-stretch fabric.
More details and a photo tutorial in this blog:
A ladies hat is always a good idea. Or better said: it's always nice to have a hat, or a few hats, at home for special occasions. A wedding, garden party, business occasion or festival. a hat offers protection against the bright sun and completes an outfit.
This hat above is made of lace and felt. And silk on the inside, which is very comfortable to wear and does not ruin your hair. Can you make the hat yourself? Well, it is not a project for beginners, but with a little sewing experience and patience, it will certainly work.
The tutorial is in the dutch language, but the pictures will be enough to follow the step-by-step process.
The Chic DIY Chanel-Style Jacket from Upholstery Fabric
Let's imagine crafting a stunning Chanel-style jacket not from the conventional materials, but from an unexpected source: upholstery fabric.
Yes, you read that right! In this blog: the story ánd a link to the tutorial.
This hat is a combination between a hat and a cap. the top is that of a cap, the brim is really more like a hat. The Chanel-Style is clear: the hat is black and white, it has a kind of camellia on the hat and the brims are also typical 'Chanel'.
There is an extensive tutorial on the Bernina Blog. Although this is in Dutch, the 36 photos make it easy to follow how you can make this hat-cap yourself. The link:
What to do with a beautiful piece of fabric that used to be a lace curtain? I found the piece of fabric in the thrift store. It is beautifully crocheted (probably by machine) beige cotton-mix and a bit stretchy. And so it becomes an evening dress!
some men can't go through life without their caps. They have a favorite cap that they wear for years. How do you make a new favorite cap?
In this tutorial you will find a link to the BERNINA blog with an extensive photo tutorial.