Hello lovelies, I’m so excited to share with you the making of my first formal dress. One of my very close friends got married on Saturday and she asked me to be a Mistress of Ceremonies (MC) for her big day. I was so happy and honored as I knew them both separately and as a couple. They have such a beautiful friends to lovers … Continue reading Making my first formal dress!
Hello lovelies, it’s been a while since I did a blogpost but we’ve been under strict lockdown here in SA for most of winter and I guess I also decided to just hibernate. Anyways, a friend of mine got married on the 12th of August, she did a civil ceremony at home affairs and a lunch. I wanted a simple dress to wear and I … Continue reading Re-Creating a Ready to Wear Dress!
Hi Friends! Hope you are all safe in your neck of the woods. In my neck of the woods we just got into autumn, and therefore I can feel winter approaching (the best fashion, but the worst season), the days are slowly getting shorter and there’s are definite chill in the air in the mornings. Even though the seasons are changing, we’ve been having some … Continue reading Shorts and Cami Loungewear Set!
Hey friends, today’s blog will be short and sweet. I just felt like I needed to document my little cow print dress as a blog. I’m in love with this dress so much, the fabric and the pattern I feel were destined for each other. The McCalls 7969 pattern is a very popular pattern amongst us home sewists, just search the hashtag #m7969 on Instagram … Continue reading A Little Cow Print Dress – McCalls 7969
Happy New Year my lovelies, I am so excited for 2021, not that I think it will look completely different from 2020 but because I am mentally stronger. Like most, I set myself goals for the new year and I’m embarking on the entrepreneurship journey so I can only feel excited for a lot of new beginnings in my life. I haven’t been consistent on … Continue reading Seamwork Tino and Amari Patterns
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.
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.