So Coco today! (Learning how to make clothes 4)

After a whole 2,5 months of experience in making clothes (I think I made 10 pieces so far), it was time for me to leave the comfort of the French patterns & instructions and attack an English one. While browsing the internet, I came across the website of Tilly and the Buttons, a 2013 Great British Sewing Bee’s contestant apparently, and thought that her Coco dress/suit would be … Continue reading So Coco today! (Learning how to make clothes 4)

Happy legs! I made funky leggings – Learning how to make clothes (3)

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)

I made a dress! Learning how to make clothes (2)

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)