segunda-feira, 15 de dezembro de 2014
domingo, 14 de dezembro de 2014
I was so excited when I was at the rafflecopter page picking the winners that I got carried away and picked four winners instead of only two!
So the winners are:
2. Diana Pais
3. Isabel A.
I have already sent you a copy of the Bubble Shorts Pattern so check out your email, if you haven't done it yet.
And thank you so much to everyone that has participated!
terça-feira, 9 de dezembro de 2014
Bubble Shorts. The giveaway is opened to everyone in the world until next Friday, December 12th, 12am GMT and winners will be announced on Monday, December 15th.
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Oh! And don't forget to head over Sew Mama Sew to check out all giveaways (here and here). Maybe you get really lucky and score some fabric to make the shorts...
domingo, 7 de dezembro de 2014
I think I was one of her first costumers when, a couple of months ago, I bought this amazing quilted cotton. (I already have the perfect pattern for it so stay tuned!) Soon after that Shino contacted me asking if I would like to be part of her shop tour and, of course, I couldn’t say no. Since I had already bought fabric from her shop she also asked me if I wanted her to refund me from the money I had spent or if I would like her to give me another fabric. What a question?! Of course I wanted more fabric!
So I picked this amazing printed interlock. So special! So unique! I was in love!
Pattern: Hemlock Top by Elegance and Elephants (for Ines) and Climbing Flowers Tunic by Ottobre – Winter 2014 (for Teresa). Since I saw Rachel’s Hemlock tops I knew I wanted to make similar ones for my daughters and this was just the right fabric and print to do it. But Teresa wanted a simpler (no ruffles mum, please!) design… I knew I didn’t want to make just another regular tee so I picked Climbing Flowers Tunic from Ottobre’s new issue and turned it into a long sleeved tee.
Fabric: The “star fabric” is, of course, this printed interlock one from Nutta Fabric Shop. But the print is so special and strong I thought it would be nice to mix it with a bit of basic solid fabric. So, for Ines tee, I chose a mustard yellow cotton piquet thrifted from a man’s polo shirt bought at my local street market. But, once again, Teresa wanted something different… She wanted brown sleeves… So Teresa’s tee sleeves are made of cotton knit from my local store.
I have to say I like both shirts. And the best part is I get to dress my daughters in matching outfits, but each tee really express their styles right now: Ines is still quite a baby girl while Teresa already wants to be a pre-pre-teen…
Sewing with Nutta’s interlock was such a pleasure. You know I have just started sewing with knits and I have just bought a serger but these where such simple and fast garments to make even for a newbie…
So do you also feel like having a couple of meters of gorgeous Japanese fabric? You can win it here.
Then, after trying your luck, you can get inspired by all amazing creations on the fabric shop blog tour. Check them all out here! By the way, my friend Annika has picked the same fabric as me and made these super cozy pajamas for her daughter.
And finally, don’t forget to head over Nutta Fabric Shop and use the coupon code THANKS20 to save 20% off everything until December 8 (that’s tomorrow so hurry up!).
domingo, 26 de outubro de 2014
(Thank you so much Ines for the help with this photo! I couldn't have done it without you!)
And, of course, I love the way Lauren Child dresses her characters. Not only the illustrations are gorgeous and imaginative but also all clothes are simple, comfortable and stylish. So, as this season’s Kids Clothes Week theme is Storybook, I had to make a Lola dress.
terça-feira, 21 de outubro de 2014
quinta-feira, 16 de outubro de 2014
So my first thought was to make an exact copy of the dresses and then take some photos at the park with the right accessories.
So my daughters look a lot like Anita and her friend here…
An ans Suz had put together a nice giveaway with some wonderful prizes. Feel free to take part on the rafflecopter below.
And don't forget to check out all other amazing creations on this series! As you can see below I was lucky enough to be posting my creation on the same day as Caro from La cabane d'Elilou. She makes incredible clothes for her and her kids so don't forget to head over her blog and delight yourself with her Marcel Marlier creation.