7 fabrics 100% cotton that will make you want to sew right away!

The great thing about making your own clothes is that you can choose to make them in a fabric you like. The hard thing about making your own clothes is to choose between hundreds of gorgeous fabric. Most of the time I just can’t choose and end buying way more fabric that I need. If I was never buying fabric ever again , I still … Continue reading 7 fabrics 100% cotton that will make you want to sew right away!

How to turn your children into Super Cats in just 20 minutes!

Two weeks ago, I spent the weekend in France with 9 of my friends and their children. The age of their children varied between 1 year and 5 years old. In preparation for this weekend, I thought it would have been nice for me to bring a present to the kids, and it would have been even nicer if I was making the presents rather … Continue reading How to turn your children into Super Cats in just 20 minutes!

I made a skirt! – Learning how to make clothes (1)

I always thought that making clothes would be difficult, would require a lot of patience and would overall not be enjoyable, so I lived 35 years without trying to make any. I was so wrong! Since January of this year, I started making clothes, and I found out that not only it’s not that difficult (well, it can be, but there are some garment really easy to … Continue reading I made a skirt! – Learning how to make clothes (1)

Patchwork Pouffe

At the end of last year, I bought ‘Makery‘, a craft book presenting ’30 projects for the home, to make and to give’. The book was written by Kate Smith, co-owner of The Makery, a lovely craft hub located in Bath. One of the projects presented, a doughnut shape patchwork pouffe, caught my attention and I decided to try to make one. As I am … Continue reading Patchwork Pouffe