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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Life begins today

Life begins today

On my tenth birthday, I decided that I wanted to die before the age of forty. Yeah I was a strange little girl, I drew a tomb with my name on it and ravens flying over it. My mother was not amused when she found the drawing. At that time, forty seemed so far away,Continue Reading →

The Burdastyle Sewing Handbook!

It finally arrived! It has been more than a year since I sent the blouse variations that I made for the book, and it is kind of strange to finally see it worn by a model in this  beautiful pattern book. I’m so excited!Continue Reading →

Weekend, November

Weekend, November

Last Saturday was observation day at Sidra’s school. My husband and I went to see teachers and students in class. There was also an art exhibition at the school hall, showing creations from all students: embroideries, sculptures, paintings. So lovely. pictures from my Instagram

Fall jacket (Minoru by Sewaholic)

Fall jacket (Minoru by Sewaholic)

    Finally I can post about this jacket! This is my favorite jacket at the moment, I’ve been wearing it everyday and loving every moment of it. The pattern is the newly-released Minoru jacket by the talented Tasia from Sewaholic. I was fortunate to be one of the pattern testers who can have a try-outContinue Reading →

Red cowl dress (Vogue 2333: Diane Von Furstenberg)

Red cowl dress (Vogue 2333: Diane Von Furstenberg)

I was preparing to make the pants that I talked about in the last post when this pattern came through the mail slot. It was a vintage Vogue 2333 – Diane von Furstenberg pattern, probably from the late 70′s or early 80′s.  From the pattern envelope: “Very loose-fitting, pullover dress with bias blouson bodice and straight skirt, fiveContinue Reading →

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