Sewing · sewing tutorial

Yokes and Seam Finishes

Do you look at beautiful Ready-to-wear clothes for sewing ideas? I bet you do. My current sewing crush is Rabens Saloner. Rabens Saloner is a women’s wear label from Copenhagen. Most of their clothes are made in Asia by artisan’s; hand-dyed and handmade. I love many of the pieces, but most wouldn’t fit me.  Every summer they make… Continue reading Yokes and Seam Finishes

fabric · Sewing

Alice Top With Nano Iro and Embroidery

I’m working on my embroidered Alice top with the V-neck adaptation. I’ve used three different fabrics: a Nano Iro  double-gauze 80cm remnant, washed linen and a printed lawn. They’re all playing nicely together. There is a very faint glimmer of metallic overprinting in the Nano Iro gauze and I wanted to pick up on that with… Continue reading Alice Top With Nano Iro and Embroidery