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My Fashion Collection Sewing Plans For 2021

6 March 2021

                  

Hello,

Suffice it to say, I feel horrible that this is my first blog post of the new year.

Last year put a serious spanner into the wheel of everyone's plans, mine included.

But ironically, I think this is a good segway into my sewing plans for the year. I started sewing mostly in collections last year, and, I have decided to stick with it this year.

It is a very good way of developing a cohesive wardrobe, I can't tell you how much it has helped with the "having nothing to wear" feeling.

Everything matches and flows together, getting dressed is a breeze.

Although, I don't think I can say that about this new collection.

HERE'S WHAT I MEAN




The fashion collection for this year is an Ankara collection, which I'm calling the LOUD CULTURE COLLECTION.

I feel it's quite apt because let's be honest here, ankara is bold, colourful, busy sooooooo, LOUD is the perfect description.
And, ankara is very much part of our culture as Africans even if it isn't our original attire.


Now because I wanted to shop from my stash ( I have tons of ankara given to me as gifts & leftovers from some past projects) and by the very nature of ankara, getting pieces to coordinate colourwise or even design-wise would have been a monumental task, and, the project would never have happened.

So, I decided that the fact that the major pieces of the collection were ankara was enough to call it a collection.

I am very happy that I decided to give this particular collection a go. My ankara wardrobe right now is very pitiful for an African girl.
 I have been dying to change that. And I said as much in my video about my sewing intentions for the new year.

My sewing plans for this collection are kinda dope ( if I do say so myself, LOL). I have pencil skirts, bucket kimono jackets, mic and match prints etc.
But don't take my word for it. Check out the video, and tell me what you think.
Would you change anything?  I need urgent ideas for tops to make.



DON'T FORGET TO DROP YOUR EMAIL BELOW & START YOUR SEWING JOURNEY.

SEE YOU THERE.






                                                  
                                                               

The Inside Story always has all the Juicy Details

22 November 2020

Hello,

It's another post for my Minerva make.

This time I tackled one of my 2019 sewing goals, which was to give trousers a good try to make my wardrobe more complete & versatile.

This fabric & trouser is also part of personal fashion collection. A project which started this year because of the pandemic.

 I decided not to let current situations weigh me down or dictate my mental state.
It's been really wonderful growing my sewing skills.

It's not been easy at all & I think I do still need some fine tuning but it's my first cut & sewn by me fitted trousers.

Read all about it HERE

I've also made other things with fabric from Minerva HERE & HERE

Thank you all for your continued support.

Happy Sewing.

I'M IN LOVE WITH MY FIRST EVER BROCADE DRESS

16 November 2020


Hello

I seem to be on a roll with these blog posts 不不不不不

I made something else curtsey of my friends at Minerva.
You can read all about it HERE.


#MEMADEMAY2019: DAY 26/31

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#MEMADEMAY2019: DAY 26/31 Part 2




This skirt is the memade item of this ensemble ( trying to sound very posh & fashiony, LOL).

it was part of my 2018 make nine challenge, and, I also and thankfully blogged about the whole sewing process.

But on this particular day of May, I have worn memade items twice in one day (doing little dance in my head, LOL).

I wore it to a small fashion show in my town where my childhood friend was showcasing her hats.
it was my first fashion show, and since it was just a small one, I didn't think I needed to pull out all the stops. Boy o boy was I wrong, LOL. 

Just to clarify, THERE WAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING WRONG WITH MY OUTFIT.

I was just feeling a bit underdressed.

 Anyways, here's to more fashion shows in the future, and slaying with more memades.






 
 

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