A couple of dresses

A couple of dresses

A couple of days ago I went fabric shopping, and got so inspired that I made them into a couple of dresses already. I’ve been losing my sewing mood due to hot weather lately so I really felt satisfied with myself after making these two. The orange one is made with out of print Vogue…

Kids’ Mikoshi parade

Kids’ Mikoshi parade

This year is the first time Sidra participated in a kids’ mikoshi parade in the neighborhood. Actually I had no idea what mikoshi was until we got the invitation to join. From wikipedia: “A mikoshi (神輿 or 御輿?) is a divine palanquin (often improperly translated as portable Shinto shrine). Shinto followers believe that it serves as…

Black Lingerie set

Black Lingerie set

I’ve been making lingerie for sometime now, and my drawer is happily filled with pink, blue, peach, red, polka dot and floral ones when I realized that I didn’t have a black one. You know, an ordinary black lace set, which every woman should have. It happened that I have all the fabrics and notions…

Mission Maxi Dress #2

Mission Maxi Dress #2

  Since I made my grey Mission Maxi dress, I’ve been wearing it everyday that I’m sure my husband is tired of seeing me in that dress. Unfortunately all good things must come to an end, in this case, I have to wash that dress once in a while. So here comes another Mission Maxi!…

Mission Maxi dress

Mission Maxi dress

The heat is still on and I don’t know how everyone else do some sewing these days. The other day, I was browsing my pattern stash longingly when this pattern caught my attention. It was Mission Maxi sewing pattern by Jamie Christina that I got as part of my Spring Top prize last year. The…