Another Monpe Pants

Monpe is so easy to make. From tracing to finish, you can finish it in three hours. Maybe less if you’re focused. The usage is so versatile too. Different fabric creates a different feel. It can be a pyjama, working pants, going-out pants, whatever. And it scores pretty high on the comfort level too. I’ve made 6… Continue reading Another Monpe Pants

Monpe Pants Obsession

So I saw this awesome pants on verypurpleperson Instagram. If you’ve never seen her blog or stalked her IG, I suggest you do so. She sews amazing things. Back to the pants! By awesome, I mean AWESOME!!!! They just look so stylishly comfortable. Like a fashionable pyjama. Sort-of. The timing of this pants discovery was… Continue reading Monpe Pants Obsession

nani iro original pattern in (obviously) nani iro

This dress is based on Nani Iro original pattern, available via their original website. Everything is in Japanese though, so purchasing could be a little tough. For 1,000 yen, I got one pattern that could be transformed into a shirt, tunic and a dress. Way more expensive than buying one of those Japanese sewing books… Continue reading nani iro original pattern in (obviously) nani iro

chemisier berthe (aka french sleeveless shirt)

This pattern comes from Un Ete Couture, a French sewing book that is so imbued with everything that I love about French fashion. And that, for me, is an amalgam of many things. The way Parisian dresses up is… girly but not overly. Feminine but playful. Simple, yet detailed. I could see myself running around in a park… Continue reading chemisier berthe (aka french sleeveless shirt)

earlier projects in 2015

This is a sentimental post where I write about the things I have made in the past. I’ve made many mistakes, mostly because I am foolish enough to cut out S pattern, while I’m in reality a MEDIUM. It’s been two years since my first cut and I still am an M. I guess that… Continue reading earlier projects in 2015