When it comes to finding ideas, internet is of course a magical place. Blogs, twitter, Instagram but and of course Pinterest, are among many sources of inspiration for projects. But the place where I really get inspiration from is the real world! I am lucky enough to live in one of the most creative city in the world: Bristol, in the south-west of the UK. I couldn’t … Continue reading Top Three Travel Bucket List of Inspiring Destinations
Now that I have gained some experience making cotton clothes, I thought it was (already) time for me to move to the next challenge and face some more tricky fabric, such as.. Jersey! I love wearing leggings but it’s not easy to find fun and colourfull ones, therefore, being able to make my own pairs totally makes sense. I had a look at a few tutorials online explaining how … Continue reading Happy legs! I made funky leggings – Learning how to make clothes (3)
In French, we have a saying that translates into something like this: ‘Someone else’s experience, is like a comb for a bold head’. By this, we mean that you can’t learn from someone else’s experience, you only can learn by doing your own mistakes. However, as someone recently pointed to me, combs for bold people do exist so maybe would some of you learn from … Continue reading Mistakes I made and what you could learn from them.
After making so easily Charlotte Auzou Atelier’s skirt and her sleeveless tops, I decided a couple of weeks ago to try to make her belted dress. I expected it to be a difficult mission so I bought cheap cheap fabric from Fab’land. I had selected a polka dotted green fabric but as I walked to the till I spotted this bright turquoise birdy fabric. If I … Continue reading I made a dress! Learning how to make clothes (2)
Last month, during one of our visits to the boyfriend’s family, I saved a chair from the tip. Al’s dad was about to get rid of an old chair, and I suggested I could give it a new life instead. We came home with this old (and very smelly) chair. It had been a while that I thought we could do with a chair or armchair in … Continue reading How I gave a new life to 2 old & smelly chairs (upcycling project)