You know when sometimes you’ve repeated something over and over again so many times, you just need to do something completely different for a change? Well, that’s exactly how I felt after sewing A LOT of these hats (which, by the way, are all available in my shop). So I decided to sew a dress […]
I just wanted to show you what I’ve been working on lately!
3 compelling reasons to choose reclaimed fabrics Hello! We are Stitched Up, a non-profit sewing cooperative from Manchester, England. Like Anna-Mari, our aim is to prove that wearing sustainable fashion does not mean compromising on style. We feel strongly about recycling, upcycling and reusing; almost everything we use in our upcycling projects and workshops is reclaimed. […]
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Here it is, finally! The wedding dress I made for my little sister. I wanted to wait until after the wedding before revealing everything to you, my dear readers. I have to say this was by far the most demanding sewing project I’ve ever worked on – and also the most rewarding. Of course I […]
Hey everyone! Sorry I haven’t been around for such a long while. Being busy is a horrible excuse for neglecting my blog, but I have just had to prioritize things in the middle of everything. Working as an entrepreneur is interesting, exciting, exhausting, nerve-wrecking and exhilarating at the same time. I get to do […]
Right now I’m working on two wedding dresses. One of them is an alteration project, the other one a full sewing project from beginning to the end. These are not the first gowns I’ve worked on, yet I always feel a little timid taking on a project like this. It’s probably the most important dress […]
Remember this dress? Well, the lovely customer stopped by for a visit today in her new outfit. This young lady is definitely on the active side. She was the perfect candidate to prove the Miss Jeans Dress works well in action!
Back here I promised you a tutorial, so here we go with instructions for a DIY summer skirt with denim waist! You’re welcome! Pic 1 – You will need: a pair of thrifted jeans an old curtain / tablecloth / piece of fabric a zipper (try and salvage the one from the jeans) scissors a […]