25 février 2014

La Petite Robe Midnight Blue

  The Urge to rustle up a new special-occasion homemade outfit can hit you at any time. And not necessarily when you have a lot of spare time either. I was still feeling the jetlag from a trip to Canada when I realised I had NOTHING to wear to a dear friend’s birthday party. It did not matter I had only a week-end to make my dream outfit from start to finish. The Urge was strong. I knew which model I was going to sew as I had been day-dreaming about it for a couple of weeks already: La Petite Robe from Vanessa Pouzet. The... [Lire la suite]
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11 février 2014

Le manteau de la République: Gérard

  One day, Gérard appeared on Géraldine’s shoulders from La République du chiffon. Géraldine is the author of Un été couture , a collection of patterns for summer, which I think is by now being perused by all French sewists planning their summer outfits by the fireplace. Géraldine also has started to propose patterns on her website- and she works so fast, it can be hard work for the sewer at home to keep up with all these ideas.   Gérard is a coat with a boyish cut, very popular at the moment. I had what I thought... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2014

Day into night [Drapé with a French touch]

  Sewers out there: have you ever thought how nice it would be to meet one of your favourite bloggers IN REAL LIFE?  Would you say no to a rendez-vous with a designer whose patterns and photo-shoots have a certain je ne sais quoi about them?  One whose style and inspiration extend to cooking meals fit for a boutique restaurant or customising shoes?    No, you would not.    I could not believe my ears when my guru asked me if I had any objections to meeting Vanessa Pouzet for lunch on my... [Lire la suite]
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