Delphi Layered Maxi Dress – Named Clothing – in blue navy cotton jersey

I've got to admit first of all that I have never loved maxi dress. I have got only one summer maxi dress in my wardrobe, that I bought on impulse some years ago and I only started wearing and appreciating lately. I don't know for what weird reason I've always thought that I would feel ...

Sewing with jersey, my first experience: a hoodie! Undercover Hood by Papercut Patterns

It’s been a while since I decided to try to sew knit fabric. I also asked Silvia of Sewing Princess some suggestions (thank you Silvia :) ). She suggested me not to start with a too light-weight knit fabric, just not to get discouraged at the very first try. Given that I needed a new ...

DIY wedding party outfit #2: Burda Style Vintage halter neck top, self-drafted A-line skirt and pochette

As I promised in the previous post, here is my outfit for my friend Cristina’s wedding also. For the occasion I sewed up a completely DIY outfit: top, skirt and pochette. Generally I always wear dresses for weddings, this is the first time I opt for an unmatched skirt and top. The idea came to mind ...

Sewing for kids: Lotta Dress by Compagnie M in broderie anglaise

Last Saturday Cristina, one of my best friends, got married and for the occasion I sewed two dresses for the kids of two friends of mine, Carmen (the bride’s sister) and Marika (the chief bridesmaid). Both little girls, Sara and Sofia, are one year old. So we decided to make the same model in two different ...

I MADE A JACKET! My summer Waffle Patterns’ Marmalade Jacket

This post is part of the first Dress Up Party by Sara Lawson, the sewing blogger from Chicago behind sewsweetness.com. Every weekday from May 4th to May 29th you can find 2 guest bloggers sharing a garment sewing pattern review. Sara asked me to write a review and I went for the Marmalade Jacket by Waffle ...