I haven’t posted anything here for a very long time so the pictures you are about to see were taken a couple of months ago – which explains the snow left on the ground… Now that New York summer has truly kicked in it feels like a lifetime ago. I made the Deer and Doe Reglisse dress in a peachy-feeling polyester that I got from … Continue reading Blue Deer & Doe Reglisse dress
When I bought my NYC sewing machine I was very excited about trying it out and sewing my first “Made in NYC” garment. I had brought a couple of patterns from Paris that I wanted to try out here from my beloved Deer and Doe brand. I started with the Sureau dress for which I used a paisley print cotton. The word Sureau in French actually … Continue reading Sureau paisley dress “Made in NYC”
For the last couple of years ready-to-wear fashion brands have been introducing more and more “two in one” clothes such as dresses that basically look like a skirt and top. For people who already had trouble telling the difference between a skirt and a dress (is this a call to the men out there??? nooooooo 😉 ) this must be so confusing. I must admit I … Continue reading Skirt or dress?
Admittedly it was not a rainy day when we did the shooting but purple always makes me think of that Prince song which I love (I did not see the movie though – maybe that should be the next step…). I made this sun dress last year for the holidays as I was going to the South of Spain during the summer. I really liked … Continue reading Purple rain
When I saw the Burda Danielle dress on Felicie a Paris’s blog I knew I HAD to make my own. Such a great looking pattern and best of all it is FREE! What else can you ask for? I also saw other versions of this dress on blogs like Les envies de Mag and By Maggot, and especially Patchi Patchi which is run by the great Deer and Doe patterns creator. … Continue reading My Danielle dress
I love making dresses and often get inspired when I have a party or special event planned. But this means most of my dresses are far too dressy to ever wear to work and they end up staying in my closet most of the time. This one is my very first “work” dress! The pattern is Simplicity 2648 from the Amazing Fit collection. I chose … Continue reading Business woman