Showing posts from May, 2012

Black Lace Top

the front side of black lace top Black lace top layered over undershirt is eye-catching and fabulously feminime, that's why I wanted to make this top so badly. And yes! I made it. I planned to made this top for palette-challenge-ss2012 . Not only this lovely top but I made a dress with the same fabric. I will publish my dress on later post. This top has gathered short sleeve, extended button for the waist line (this is my idea to created better waist line), and round neckline. The pattern is selfdrafted pattern by me. I used 1 yard black lace, same colour thread and black buttons. For the gathered sleeve, I just slash the basic sleeve pattern in three and added 1.5 inch. Gather with hand stitching first before use the sewing machine. black lace top, here you can see the extended button on the waist line For the neckline, I created the round neckline. I think the round neckline work best for my face:)  I used neck line facing from the same material, finished w

High Low Top

high low tops This is another project for my palette challenge ss2012 . I finished this top 5 days ago, but only today I am having time to post it on my little blog. The style is very simple, basic on built by wendy shift dress. I will explain to you what I did with the pattern on the below post. front side of the top back side of the top I've been reading and learning the book Built by Wendy Dresses , for this tops I used the shift dress pattern. I had to shorten the dress pattern more less right in the hip line. I created the neck line with a boatneck style. I also removed the bust dart and finished with high low hem line. No zipper or button inserted in this top. high low top from the side back side of the top I am very happy with this top, she will be one of my favourite top and I will definetely make another one soon to complete my summer wardrobe. Happy weekend everyone:))

Ellen #9305 Shorts

front side of the shorts A Today, I am exciting to post my first project for palette challenge ss2012 . Honestly, I had done this pink color shorts 4 days after I decided to participate the challenge but I didn't have time to publish it. I continued sewing my second shorts for the challenge, I choose cotton fabric in brown color. For the style, I used same style as pink color shorts but with different type of pockets.

Palette Challenge - Spring & Summer 2012

I might be a little late to be participating on Palette Challenge - Spring & Summer 2012 , I should starting this challenge by the middle of april but only now I had time to start it. Anyway, it's better a little late than never! This Challenge is about making a mini wardrobe for the spring & summer, and make it according to your plan. I already choosed the fabric, pale pink colour, yellow colour, beige colour and batik green. Lucky me, I still have many fabric left inside my stash that I did not use. Now, my head is spinning arround! What kind of garment that I really like and will suit my everyday life????? The answer is: as usual, dresses, tops, pants and shorts. About the pattern, I planned to make dresses from basic bodice pattern and built by wendy book pattern (because that's what I own right now), tops from sorbetto pattern and pants/shorts from burda. I excited with this challenge, and want to go to sewing my first challenge right now. But before I

Celebrity Style Inspiration

while i am sewing my latest dress for summer, i would like to share my celebrities style inspiration. i love zooey deschanel, taylor swift, leighton meester, kate moss, emily blunt, and many other. zooey deschanel kate moss, taylor swift and leighton meester emily blunt