A ‘designer’ dress

Last week I finally found the nerve to cut in one of my most precious fabrics. It’s from a Belgian designer, Dries Van Noten which he used in his F/W 2012 collection. A satin-silk with a oriental print that has been sitting patiently in…

May 16, 2016

Suit up!

Those of you who are following me on Instagram already know that lately I’ve been making suits. Yes, plural. For all the significant men in my life. It all started when I got an assignment at school and got to make a men’s blazer.…

May 8, 2016

A ‘Wedding’ dress

My niece is in her last year of becoming a hairdresser and one of her final assignments was to make a bridal updo (with no loose strings of hair, everything had to be UP!). Last year I made a prom dress for her model…

April 16, 2016


Seamwork Mag’s latest issue came with a beautiful robe/kimono, Almada. After being sick with the flu for 2 weeks and unable to sew (or basically get out of bed), I really needed sewing time. If you’ve seen my previous posts, you know I’m already…

February 18, 2016

Paris is always a good idea (fabric shoplog)

Bonjour mon amour! I started 2016 the most awesome way possible, with a trip to PARIS. I used to hate this city, because the first time I went was not the greatest experience nor was the company. Last year I made a spontanous daytrip…

January 13, 2016


The last post of the year featuring my last make of the year. Since you already know from my previous post I had a ‘dress battle’ going on: I made two wearable muslins to decide which pattern I was going to use for my Christmas/New…

December 31, 2015

Anna dress

It took me a while to finally make the Anna dress, knowing I had the pattern in my stash for about a year. I swore to myself I would make one for the International Anna Party hosted by the lovely Elle to celebrate her birthday. Yet…

December 28, 2015

Baby fur

I think this might be the cutest project I ever made! I’m currently making myself a (fake) furry winter coat with a lovely fabric from Lucy Has a Secret (bought at Mon Depot), I bought 2 metres and had some fabric to spare. Too…

November 16, 2015

Billie Jules Birthday Give-Away

Hi guys, In a few weeks I’m turning 24 and to celebrate this with you I proudly announce : my very first FABRIC GIVEAWAY! Yeah! In the spirit of Elle from Laura Loves Pugs great idea, I decided I wanted to GIVE  presents on my birthday rather then…

October 29, 2015


I’m staying on the Seamwork Magazine train a little longer, this time with a Mesa dress. It’s from the same issue as the Akita top from my previous blog post. You can check it out here. Again, this pattern is a keeper. It’s so…

October 11, 2015