Stuff from last year

This year has been very difficult for me, and  I couldn’t find the nerve or “appetite” to do anything creative. But the past year things were different…
Piggy Dress
This mod-dress is one of my favorites…
I used a Burda pattern [Cap Sleeve Shift Dress] and all time classic Echino fabric (I call it piggies). Apparently I’ve cut the fabric upsidedown, but it is not so bad after all…

Jackie Coat
The coat was a marathon for me! But I am very very pleased with the outcome.
Again a Burda pattern [Burda 08/2010 Three quarter sleeve Coat], a great fabric I bought from Instabul and for the lining “Home sewing is easy” (Alexander Henry).

Heart to heart shirt
This shirt was the first thing I ever sewn and it was rather easy…with the difficulty of having to translate the instructions from english text, and understand what anything meant, I guess it came out ok.
I used a Burda pattern [JJ] that is free to download, and the fabrics where Kona cotton (Robert Kaufman) and “Heart to Heart” (Alexander Henry).

I’ ve made a million of mistakes sewing all three of them, but I guess it is the only way to learn how to sew.
Since a new year is ahead for me I think everything wil be different….
Be creative now!

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