A look into the Xhosa Culture and their traditional attires with the use of Umbhaco. Continue reading Heritage Month – Xhosa Culture
Hello Lovelies, welcome back to my blog and welcome to September. I’m looking forward to the start of spring here in the Southern Hemisphere, this winter seemed longer than usual. This September, I am doing a mini series on South African cultures and fabrics in celebration of Heritage Month. 24th of September is Heritage Day and a national public holiday here, the day celebrates the … Continue reading Heritage Month – The Nguni Print Dress.
How to use the slash and spread method to hack the Ogden Cami by TrueBias into a Maxi Dress. Continue reading Ogden Cami to a Maxi Dress!
Hello lovelies ❤️ happy Friday! I’m back again sharing another pattern from Megan Nielsen Patterns. Let me introduce the Opal pants! How cute are these pants? Let me be upfront and say, if you are new to sewing pants, you will definitely love these. Sewing pants always gives me a bit of anxiety so I haven’t made many even though I enjoy wearing pants. I’m … Continue reading New Pattern: Opal Pants by Megan Nielsen Patterns.
Hello lovelies ❤️ I’m so happy share this new pattern by Megan Nielsen, the Olive top and dress. This pattern is just my style, relaxed fit and cute little details that make it unique. I loved making this dress but I made some minor changes just so I can wear it now during winter. When I make something, I like to wear it immediately and … Continue reading New Pattern – Olive Dress by Megan Nielsen Patterns.
Hello Lovelies ♥️ Today’s blog is a little different and I’m going share a more personal side of myself and sewing. Like a million others in the world, the Corona Virus pandemic has had a huge impact in changing my life. I’ve basically been isolated/quarantined alone for over 100 days. Funny I’m happy to have had sewing because it’s been a healthy and productive distraction, … Continue reading Issa Pyjama Party!
Hello, I feel I should say welcome to my blog as I’ve neglected it as of late. It’s funny, sewing has been my sanity during this lockdown period but I haven’t been documenting the process. I recently made this reversible poncho as a layering piece to add to my winter wardrobe, it was so quick and easy to make. I made another one for my … Continue reading How to make a reversible poncho?
Hello my lovelies ♥️ Today’s blog I’m going to talk about the foundation of sewing – Patterns! You know until I learnt how to sew, I had no clue that sewing required a pattern, I honestly thought once I had a sewing machine I was ready to go! Ha ha ha, I was so naive. YouTube didn’t help much as the most popular video’s were … Continue reading Tino’s beginners guide to sewing patterns.
Hello My Lovelies! So your girl is on that challenge herself tip and one of the things I said I wanted to do this year, is learn how to sew swimwear and activewear. This is my start, I would call this my wearable muslin and I actually learnt quite a lot sewing these leggings up. Disclaimer Sewing knits is a new and wonderful world that … Continue reading How to Sew Athleisure/Activewear – leggings?
Hello my lovelies! Welcome to my blog and yes it is finally here. I’ve been wanting to do this for what feels like forever but sometimes fear gets in the way. Even in the days leading up to launching, I decided maybe the design of this blog was too simple, maybe I should write more posts, basically anything to put it off. Honestly there will … Continue reading A Little Black Dress to Celebrate!