A backpack made from leftovers

I have wanted to make a backpack for a while now. I finally did it recently. I used only leftover fabrics from my stash. The brown cotton canvas is leftover from my duffel bag made last summer. The jeans fabric is left from a skirt I made last fall (that ended up being too smallLire la suite « A backpack made from leftovers »

A first coat

I love coats. I find that they elevate a look easily when they have classic cut and the right fit. I always thought it was going to be a big and difficult project but I wanted accept the challenge and attempt to make one. To my surprise, it was more manageable than I thought itLire la suite « A first coat »

A special occasion dress

This princess bodice dress was made from the pattern V9265 from the Very Easy Vogue collection. It isn’t available for purchase anymore. I got this pattern as a Discard from Fabricville, it was highly discounted. I got this pattern when I was a still a beginner sewist and I didn’t really know how the sizingLire la suite « A special occasion dress »

2 wide leg pantalons

It’s sort of from the pattern V9361 from the Very Easy Vogue collection. I say it’s sort of the Vogue pattern because I made many alterations to the original pattern so it doesn’t really look how it’s supposed to, I drafted the waistband pattern myself and didn’t use the one from the pattern company becauseLire la suite « 2 wide leg pantalons »

Learning tools

Aside from some classes I took this year (4x3h classes), I have been learning a lot from this great ressource that is Internet. Here is a list of the websites, blogs, youtube channels, books I have been using to learn about sewing, new techniques etc. For garment construction and sewing techniques No.1 Sewing TimesThis isLire la suite « Learning tools »

A summer dress even though it’s not summer anymore

This is the pattern V9100 from the Very Easy Vogue collection, the bodice is custom fit to your chest size with princess seams. I picked the fabric on Abakhan’s website, it’s a cute flower printed cotton. The lining is a leftover from a previous project, only the bodice required lining. It’s important to notice thatLire la suite « A summer dress even though it’s not summer anymore »

Half circle skirt for my mom

My mom has helped me a lot lately and I wanted to thank her by making her a skirt on her measurements. We picked the fabric at Club Tissus on the south shore of Montréal. It’s simply 100% cotton. I used this wonderful tool to find out the radius needed to trace the 1/4 circleLire la suite « Half circle skirt for my mom »

Sewing Projects of Summer 2020

First post yay! I’ve been sewing quite a bit this summer, I was extatic to bring projects to life and use them for my travels or my everyday life. Here are some of them. First of them is this duffel bag or weekend bag. I’ve decided to sew it for a vacation at les Iles-de-la-MadeleineLire la suite « Sewing Projects of Summer 2020 »