I’ve always been fascinated by the 1960s fashion. Although the “poodle skirts” with fitted tops in 50s do look fantastic, I can’t imagine myself going to work or a grocery store with my tutus :)
Watch and Learn Grasshopper - Sewing a Lace Skirt
Don’t get me wrong. I’m not a “sensei” about anything… But as a person who educated herself on how to sew only through the internet, I love sharing the things I learned or the tips I (re)invented.
If you’re into learning how to sew a trendy lace skirt, keep reading…
Making a Chic top from a Simple T-Shirt Pattern
Hello everyone! I’m not just saying that “sew your style and wear a designer” because it sounds nice… It is really very easy (and fun!) to create nice outfits for yourself just by using basic sewing patterns!
Would you like to see an example? Couple of weeks ago I made a very fancy top by using a simple t-shirt pattern. Let me show you how it’s done…
New Designer trials / top - Rachel Comey
When I first laid eyes on this in Vogue Patterns I loved it. I thought it could be a handy top for everyday use. The pattern is again from a famous designer: Rachel Comey.
Watch and Learn Grasshopper - How to Make an Easy, Flat Fly-Front Zipper
When I started sewing for the first time, one of the biggest challenges for me was to insert zippers in a clean way.
I wanted to give you the instructions with step-by-step photos but then I realized that wonderful Sandra Betzina may have been slightly more experienced than me and could explain it better. See for yourself and the next time you’ll try it this way, I’m sure you’ll thank me. So, watch and learn grasshopper… :)