Work It!

    Ruffles in White

    16th July 2017

    Good artists copy, great artists steal. Famous quote by Pablo Picasso. Fits my agenda on this project pretty well, however, not to the extreme extent of stealing someone’s work. I was merely inspired to create my own interpretation. Continue Reading

  • Junior Style Summer Style

    RRR-Romper

    Apart from costumes, I also make actual clothes for my daughter. What is exciting, is that she is becoming my client. She asks me to make her things! It is wonderful to see how…

    11th June 2017
  • Costume Junior Style

    Costume Archive Part IV: Belle

    My little girl’s school gives exceptionally short notices for costumes. I don’t think they take into account parents who make their own, as we are definitely a minority. But, nothing has changed there, I…

    29th May 2017
  • Work It!

    Made You Look Guipure Skirt

    Ahh, my fabric stash. It’s still there! Either the storage box is a tardis, or someone keeps adding into it. That would be me. After this, this, this and a few other things (let’s call them…

    8th April 2017
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    All Sleeves, But No Tricks

    We had some changes in dress code at work recently – it was relaxed to smart casual. Essentially, it means that wearing smart jeans is now not limited to just Fridays. What it means…

    9th March 2017
  • Undressed

    Free-ish Form

    If you do not understand modern art – I am right there with you. I like conventional pretty things, including art. In fact, when it comes to choosing art for my house, I am…

    22nd February 2017
  • Dress Up! Dresses

    Electric [Blue] Dress

    How old is too old to wear a mini dress? /*Asking for a friend. The argument seems to kick in for most women once 25 has been and gone. Even though everyone ages at…

    16th February 2017
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    Office Attire: How Smart is Too Smart?

    Countless articles have been written about correct office attire. But opinions are like… belly buttons. Every one has got one, but not everyone is a dancer. And some belly buttons are rather ugly! I like…

    9th February 2017
  • Dress Up! Dresses

    Third Time’s a Charm

    Some things are instant. Coffee. Scratch cards. Gratification. Others take time and numerous attempts in order to be perfect. Or close to perfect, without being something else. If anyone ever had a long haul…

    6th February 2017
  • BurdaStyle Junior Style Summer Style

    Butterfly Varsity Jacket

    Varsity jackets have been ‘in’ for a while now. This summer the shops were especially full of them – flower patterns [mostly], slightly different shapes and lengths, but there was plenty for everyone.…

    29th August 2016
  • BurdaStyle Dress Up! Dresses

    Ethnic Print Dress

    Do you remember aztec print leggings? A few years ago they were everywhere, and they were so overly mass-produced, that makers never even bothered matching the print so both legs looked asymmetrical. That was…

    10th July 2016
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    Shifty Sheath Dress

    I am sure it is not just me, unfinished creative work is all too common, common enough for it to have a whole Wikipedia article about it. I have even heard of the term…

    22nd June 2016