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The Patriotic-Lady Bag

The Patriotic-Lady Bag

Bongu dears ^_^ Its been a total 41 hours of work on this project and now that its finished, it’s time to share. Its a handbag and beading love story again and again, it involves a beaded cupola! Remember Florence’s Duomo? This time its closer to home […]

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New Logo!

New Logo!

I finally found the opportune time and found time itself to post about the new logo! It was crazy busy these last two months but now, I finally got my dear life back. So, voila the new loggy! With a long list of apologies to my logo […]

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The No Front or Back Paris Dress

The No Front or Back Paris Dress

Whenever I’m going on a week long holiday my excitement drives me into the sexy act of garment making haha. This exacerbated by the fact that I was going to the fashion capital of Paris and I knew the Parisians were expecting great things form me ;D Its […]

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From a Coat Into a Tote

From a Coat Into a Tote

This item has quite a history. It was created during the 60s as a coat gifted to my mother and she kept it to this day because she liked the buttons on it. I liked it too but the fit was too oversized to be relevant. Last December I […]

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A Jumper with a Twist

A Jumper with a Twist

Ahh some coldness and less mosquitos! Life is so much happier now that I decided to make a jumper 😀 haha What I like about this piece is the shoulder panels; they join the front panels as one piece. The shoulder pattern pieces are placed horizontally along the fabric design […]

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A Tailored Men’s Shirt

A Tailored Men’s Shirt

My very first tailored men’s shirt! 😀 Clean, neat, crisp and what not! 😀 Yay! So I was hearing the boyfriend one time complain how difficult it is to find a perfect-fit shirt online and how he has ideas for shirts….I told him, “Isma (Listen), why not I […]

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The 3D Blocks Dress

The 3D Blocks Dress

I enjoyed working on this dress in equal parts as it made me cross-eyed! 😀 Inspiration happened when I was researching what the craft of Quilting was; which is actually that, the making of quilts 🙂 Now while some of them are plain and normal, others are almost […]

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The Sea Bunny Maxidress

The Sea Bunny Maxidress

Do you know what a sea bunny is? No? Really no? Ooooh! It’s this cute fluffy 15mm tiny sea slug, yes a slug not a rabbit! Its actual name is Jorunna Parva and Japan got so head-over-heels in giddiness with it that it became a thing there. It […]

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Handbag Tropicana!

Handbag Tropicana!

Hiloo! ^_^ This new project took me quite a while to understand what I hate about it haha. It started with finding this discarded off-white straw woven bag. I really liked the material so I wanted to work something with it. Thing is, I could not cut it […]

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The Bamboo Top

The Bamboo Top

Hellew again! ^_^ A few months ago I purchased this fantastic pattern book called Pattern Magic by Tomoko Nakamichi. It has some really original patterns so I decided to try the easiest looking one out 😀 The style is called The Bamboo Shoot top. I started by tracing a normal bodice […]

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