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Emerald Dress

While learning any skill, there comes a time after all the struggling with books, putting in hours of effort, sometimes almost giving up, that you finally get it. You feel very confident and everything just comes together. It happened to me in this project. Whether it was my brand new Bernina B380 that made everything […]

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Fuschia Empire Line Top

For this tunic, I went from “Oh Wow I absolutely love this tunic” , then on a closer look  “Wait, I have a Burda Style Pattern which with some changes can be made into this tunic”,  and after figuring out and making everything I thought “Maybe I should have chosen another fabric.” So I am […]

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Sequin Top

I am catching up on my previous makes 🙂 This sequin top is what I made for New Year’s Eve. I really don’t sew with occasions in mind but New Year’s Eve does deserve a new dress or a top at least. And sequinned!! I do love sequin fabric. The fabric is leftover from the […]

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bag | bag sewing | cotton | patternmaking | sewing

Drawstring Backpack

Whenever my niece visits me, no matter how many gifts I buy for her, everything feels a bit incomplete without a handmade gift. This time, I made this drawstring backpack with a casing on the outside, gusset, a flap that has a Velcro closure and a pocket on one side.    I used a heavy weight cotton […]

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Shift Dress

This is a very special make. Designed for my sister as her birthday gift, it contains all the elements she loves in a dress. Its comfortable, elegant yet casual, has no zippers and most importantly has pockets. My sister would wear a trash bag if it had pockets (her line, not mine) 🙂 The pattern […]

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sewing | skirt | tulle

Tulle skirt and a Turtleneck top

I made these a few months back. It is somehow the photographs that take time. So though I have made quite a few garments in the past couple of months I have yet to photograph them all.  I finally did it. So lets begin with this turtleneck top and this tulle skirt. One of my […]

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Royal Blue Faux Wrap Dress

Wishing you all a very happy New Year!! Hope this year has gotten off to a great start. I am so excited to start off this year’s posts with this faux wrap dress that I made for my sister. I had the Little Black Dress book by Simon Henry for quite sometime and had always […]

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