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My own stripes

I’m not sure how to start this post but here goes. :D You see, a few weeks ago I decided to play a bit with the idea of designing my own custom prints in fabric. 530 more words

Girls Clothes

My 2017 Fashion Resolution

If you had looked in my wardrobe last year and looked again this year, you would notice a big difference. It’s half full, or half empty (depending on how optimistic you are). 1,097 more words

MadeIt Patterns

Happy 2017!

Yep I know it’s already mid January but procrastinator old me has been lazy to update the blog… ;) Sooo HAPPY NEW YEAR! I’m really hoping its better than the previous one and I wish a great year to all of you that keep up with this blog (and to all that don’t too hahaha)! 439 more words


A Sunny Spot - Shirt and Culottes

As promised on my last post, today I’m sharing the outfit underneath the Ottobre cardigan.  The shirt and culottes are both from the same Japanese book – A Sunny Spot… 386 more words

Girls Clothes

nani iro original pattern in (obviously) nani iro

This dress is based on Nani Iro original pattern, available via their original website. Everything is in Japanese though, so purchasing could be a little tough. 290 more words


earlier projects in 2015

This is a sentimental post where I write about the things I have made in the past. I’ve made many mistakes, mostly because I am foolish enough to cut out S pattern, while I’m in reality a MEDIUM. 430 more words


teeny baby dress

Our trip to Japan is commencing this Sunday, and one of my husband’s friend just gave birth to a baby girl. So I finally gathered the courage to cut into my treasured nani IRO fabric (yep, the one I got at a discount at Swany in Kamakura). 204 more words