easy sewing; t-shirt elegant dress sewing tutorial

cold shoulder dress with hidden pocket sewing tutorial



Hello guys! It’s been a long time I posted on my blog. I’m back to Nigeria and I’m busy cleaning and washing. I look chunky in my pictures, I added a tremendous amount of weight, I could not stop eating cheese and McDonald’s ice cream.   I was consuming a lot of fatty food and drinking sodas. I have started watching what I eat and the portion, I will be back to my previous weight in no time.


easy sewing; open back lace dress sewing tutorial

free sewing pattern; double front fitted dress for plus size women

easy sewing; double front fitted dress for plus size





This is an ideal design for a plus size woman. The dress is not revealing and the fabric is perfect for this design. I used a thick stretched fabric which helps hold the body firmly. The second half wrap front is there to cover the tummy size. The dress is elegant and you can wear it to a dinner party or a wedding. I made the dress for my mom and it fits my sister perfectly. My mom is a size 22 and my sister is a size 24.

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needle tatting; new project and new hobby


I had a long sleep today. Thank God it’s Saturday!  I added lace making to my hobbies, what a good way to keep yourself busy. I discovered about thread art when I  was in the university. I came across a video on how to make antique and vintage lace using needle and thread, It was an intro video and not the main thing. Before I watched the video, I taught that laces are made with machines. Since I watched the video, I have been looking  for a way and the technique of making lace.



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easy sewing; sleeveless front slit dress sewing tutorial

sleeveless front slit-dress tutorialsleeveless front slit dress tutorial

sleeveless front slit dress tutorial

How I wish my pictures were clearer. They are blurry and so much noise. I know I can do better; I will do better. The pictures were taken randomly without professional touch.

This dress is very pretty; the pop of color on the fabric makes the design more formal and relaxed. That’s what I wanted; I wanted a design that will complement the fabric. The dress is well tailored than it appeared on the picture.

I’m not going to create a pattern for this dress; I already have a pattern similar to this dress, that’s the triangle cutout back maxi dress pattern. The first thing you need to do is download the pattern and then manipulate the pattern by adding few details.

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two ways you can digitize your sewing pattern using adobe illustrator (video)


digitize your sewing patterns with adobe illustrator

I made my first blog video today; I didn’t talk much. It’s a little demonstration on how to digitize your sewing pattern with adobe illustrator. If you don’t know how to manually draft a pattern, this post might not be helpful to you.

There are two methods;

The first method is to manually draft your pattern; you can either scan your pattern or take a clear picture of it. Open your adobe illustrator, place your photographed pattern and trace.

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