Sewing for Spring: the improbable trousers

Incredible but true: I have sewn trousers! They are the Ultimate Trousers by Ready to Sew and I think I am actually going to wear them! My search for the perfect trousers pattern You know that I rarely wear anything else than dresses – skirts with hand-knitted cardigans at a stretch. I actually own very few […]

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Sewing for Spring: my Luzerne trench coat

I warned you in this article: my Spring sewing has been progressing at supersonic speed (well, maybe not supersonic but quite fast). So here is my second completed Spring piece: my burgundy Luzerne trench coat. This picture reflects very well how I feel about it: very smug! Despite a few hic-ups (which I’ll explain later), […]

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Sewing for Spring: my cashmere cape

Hot of the heels of my recent “What to sew for Spring?” article, here is my first completed project: my off-white, 100% cashmere, Trendy Cape by Vanessa Pouzet. The inspiration for this cape comes directly from Veronica Popoiacu’s Bittersweet Colour blog. This is probably the only non-sewing blog I follow – hers is 100% fashion, […]

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What to sew for Spring?

With a few glorious days over the past week, blooms everywhere and days becoming longer, Spring is definitely in the air. And after months of sewing wool and adding lining to all my dresses, I just can’t wait to start sewing my Spring wardrobe. So here are my inspirations for Spring sewing – with a […]

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