Archive for June, 2011

Crafty hands | Čaklās rokas

June 27th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Drēbnieks|Tailor, Raksti|Articles

Crafty hands | Čaklās rokas

Since the recent times I am so excited that I have a sewing machine at home, and that I am able to create gifts! And I am even more happy when the little girls are happy about the new things! So, my crafty hands created summery outfits for two small sisters! As the model acted […]


Summer skirt | Vasaras svārki

June 26th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Drēbnieks|Tailor, Raksti|Articles

 Summer skirt | Vasaras svārki

There is a great website: Grosgain fabulous, which currently is promoting a Free pattern month. One project per day during one month. I am a zealous reader of this page, and this time I enjoyed an 18 days project – a Scallop waist skirt from a talented, young women Chie – she lives in Japan. […]


Photosession – Vintage button dress

June 25th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Drēbnieks|Tailor, Raksti|Articles

Photosession - Vintage button dress

My first “Sew along” project has ended. Have to admit, it was quite inactive, but I hope that my contributed work will be used later as a tutorial for sewing dresses and the results will be shown on flickr account, which I plan to leave active. This is the last article in the project Vintage […]


Sew along Part 3 – Sewing the dress

June 22nd, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Raksti|Articles

Sew along Part 3 – Sewing the dress

Continuing to sew a dress! The third step: stich the dress and sew it and sew the button. Stich dress side seam and back parts sew together. Connect the shoulder seams, at the same time making the folds. Shoulder folds reinforced with a needle and then slowly sewed with sewing machine. Turpinam šūt kleitu! Trešais […]


Sew along Part 2 – Cutting of the fabric by the pattern

June 18th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Raksti|Articles

Sew along Part 2 - Cutting of the fabric by the pattern

Good evening or good morning! I had a delay, but I hope you will forgive me, because I was preparing a birthday cake for my daughter who had a birthday party in coming day… and then came morning and I had to wait for the guests:)! But yesterday I managed to accomplish what was planned, […]


A special gift | Īpaša dāvana

June 16th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Raksti|Articles

A special gift | Īpaša dāvana

Wanted very much to put something beautiful in the blog. And… the opportunity is there! During my working day, when there are more works to do than I can comprehend and it seems that I will manage nothing and I am using every opportunity to excape from all of this by lazying around a bit… […]


Sew along Part 1 – Pattern

June 16th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Raksti|Articles

Sew along Part 1 - Pattern

Today I drew a basic pattern. It is non-classical basic pattern for women’s cloth, but I took the idea from the 50s book, where is the Pattern, without the chest and waist line. Thus – a free-falling shoulder dress silhouette with a slight modeling changes – increasing the neck cut and tightening the shoulders in […]


Sew along!-Vintage button dress-Šujam kopā!

June 13th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Pamācības|Tutorials

Sew along!-Vintage button dress-Šujam kopā!

Who wants a cool summer dress? Who would like to join me for a sew along project ? That’s my idea of this week: to make a summer dress with you (if you want it) – this dress was described recently in this article. In my Burdastyle page I called it a Vintage button dress. […]


Pettitcoat from 50′s |50.gadu apakšsvārki

June 8th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Pamācības|Tutorials

Pettitcoat from 50's |50.gadu apakšsvārki

Since long time ago petticoat has been an integral part of women’s dress, and even an important accessory for modern women. The beginnings of petticoat go back to the 16th century. This time my focus was on fashionable petticoats from the middle of the last century, historically known as “modern petticoat”. This trend was initiated […]


Simple and cosy | Vienkārši un ērti

June 5th, 2011  |   |  publicēts kategorijā Drēbnieks|Tailor, Raksti|Articles

Simple and cosy | Vienkārši un ērti

Remember, I wrote about fabrics that came into my posession through “slipping the hand”? I wrote that I am planning to sew atlas fabric dress. So it was created. Can not imagine a simpler model! Casual straight pattern for dresses, the back has a single button for fastening. Shoulder part has gathering to have femine […]