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Special Occasion Sewing – My Brand New Eve Dress

Special Occasion Sewing – My Brand New Eve Dress

Are you looking for a beginner-friendly sewing pattern which will give you a beautiful dress for a special occasion? You’ve come to the right place. This was exactly the position I’ve been in a couple of weeks back. A close friend of mine was getting married in Switzerland and I wanted to attend this special occasion in a handmade outfit. However, I just had roughly 10 months of sewing experience🙈 An ambitious goal, I know,  but I really wanted to…

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5 Invaluable Things Sewing Teaches You for Life

5 Invaluable Things Sewing Teaches You for Life

Let’s put out the obvious first: when learning how to sew, you develop many skills such as understanding a pattern, operating a sewing machine or getting to grips with the specialist terms🙂 But there’s so much more to sewing! Think about it. Besides sewing specific skills, there are some invaluable life lessons you learn along the way too. Don’t believe me? Well, keep on reading! Below are the 5 main things sewing has thought me for life👇 1. Planning Is…

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Sewing Denim – A Timeless Classic is Back in 2019

Sewing Denim – A Timeless Classic is Back in 2019

Photo by Cedric Wilder on Unsplash Denim is back and it’s great. It’s been a while since I wanted to make this post. Today, I’ll talk about denim, how it’s making a comeback and how you can add your personal, feminine touch to it including a lovely project I made for my sister! I hope you’ll enjoy it! Why is Denim Back? Well, to be honest. Ever since denim was first used it’s always been fairly popular but there have been ups and…

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35 Dressmaking Sewing Blogs You Need to Follow in 2019

35 Dressmaking Sewing Blogs You Need to Follow in 2019

Fun fact: did you know that the first generally recognised blog has been created in 1994 by a college student called Justin Hall? Fast forward to today and there are more than 500 million blogs out there with 2 million posts a day🙈 So how should you find your top dressmaking blogs in the world wide web?🤔Don’t despair, I’ve got you covered and was on a mission to create the ultimate list of 35 dressmaking sewing blogs you have to…

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6 Brilliant and Useful Hobbies to Help You Switch Off from A Busy Work Life

6 Brilliant and Useful Hobbies to Help You Switch Off from A Busy Work Life

Life can sometimes feel overwhelming. There are so many different stakeholders in one’s environment that 24 hours just doesn’t seem like enough to get it all done⏰ You’ve got a 9-5 job which is taking up most of your day, a family that usually gets the worst of you when you finally get back home in the evening and friends you barely manage to see. Not to mention any time for yourself🙄 Why Is a Hobby Important to Achieve Work-Life…

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Sewing Your Own Zipper Pouch Using Leftover Fabric

Sewing Your Own Zipper Pouch Using Leftover Fabric

After a couple of months of sewing, you end up having lots of fabric leftovers on the side. Don’t throw them away – there are some great projects to make the best use of such leftovers😃 One of them is to sew little zipper pouch bags! I love this project so much because it’s quick and easy to make those little zipper pouches. Also, they are not only pretty but also practical as they help you to organise your personal belongings💁‍♀️ Last but not least, it’s a…

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Great Dressmaking Patterns – My Libby Shirt

Great Dressmaking Patterns – My Libby Shirt

Fabric and Dressmaking Patterns – One of My Favourites – My Libby Shirt When doing research for a new sewing project, I can never decide if I should start with searching a new pattern first and then the fabric or the other way round. It levels with the question which came first: the chicken or the egg🐣 For my Libby Shirt project though, there was no such question. I came across a fabric called Moonstone Viscose from Atelier Brunette and knew…

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The Ultimate Guide for Finding the Best Sewing Machine in 2019

The Ultimate Guide for Finding the Best Sewing Machine in 2019

Read this post and you’ll be a sewing-machine-pro in no time, ready to make the decision which sewing machine has the pleasure to be yours. Are you a sewing beginner facing the challenge of finding the right sewing machine? You’ve come to the right place, here’s my ultimate guide for finding the best sewing machine in 2019 🔥 I know how confusing and overwhelming it can be, especially if you are a newbie in the sewing world. There are so…

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Dress Pattern Sewing – My Brand New Grace Dress

Dress Pattern Sewing – My Brand New Grace Dress

Dress pattern sewing was my ultimate goal when I started sewing and after some initial projects, I felt like it’s time to step up my game. When I saw the Grace Dress by Sew Over It, I knew right away that this is the perfect next sewing challenge for me👗 It is still a project for beginners but also included lots of opportunities to grow my skills and to learn new things, such as gathering the skirt at the waist or…

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5 Golden Sewing Rules from My Mum👩🏆

5 Golden Sewing Rules from My Mum👩🏆

Hi there and welcome back to SewingBeginner! Today’s post is a very special one for me as I’m gonna share 5 golden rules from my mum. The Unforgettable Princess Dress Story👸 Before we dive into it, a quick story that I want to share which will explain why my mum is my sewing hero. 4-year old me wanted to dress up as a princess for a school event but I didn’t have a dress. It was short notice and we…

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