This project was basically a repeat of last year’s. Except this year I actually started making the dresses early, up until a few days days ago when I decided to redesign the dresses and start over. So once again, I had four days to create two dresses.
I call it the curse of the Day and Night Dress Challenge… Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day!
For once I made something that I’m at least 80% happy with. I thought this would be the most confusing thing I’d ever have to make because I just couldn’t imagine how all the little pieces would be drafted and put together, like the loops for the tie back and the slit down the centre back. But I prevailed and I succeeded. I’m genuinely proud of myself for this sexy little number that I made. Continue reading
I’ve never been a bridesmaid and I won’t ev-
I’ve completed my last project for Minerva Crafts and it’s been a mixed bag of success and whatever the opposite of success is. Continue reading
The execution could’ve been better
This isn’t the easiest garment I’ve made nor is it the hardest but by no means will I say that I was happy with the execution. I had points where I struggled and only perseverance allowed for this coat to get finished. Continue reading
I never knew blue could look so good!
In Nigerian tradition, it’s often common for groups of people to wear the same fabric, tailored into desired styles for a specific occasion. On this day, I went to a 60th birthday celebration and the celebrant gave me some fabric to make my outfit with. Continue reading
My first ever project for Minerva Crafts is here! Continue reading
Actually, it’s more of a not-quite-summer beach dress…
I initially intended for this to be a cute everyday day dress perfect for a causal day out with friends but then, I wore it.
And when I wore it, I wasn’t entirely sure that it would be fit for purpose. Continue reading
I feel like every time I write on my blog I have to apologise for my lack of engagement here and on YouTube. Without sounding like I’m making excuses, I really have been ridiculously distracted. Continue reading
OMG I legit just made two dresses in two evenings and a day!
NO! I designed, drafted AND made two dresses in two evenings and a day! To be honest, I didn’t think I’d be able to participate in the challenge because of the time constraints surrounding the project, but here’s to all the non-existent haters who thought I couldn’t do it! Continue reading
Happy new year everyone!
As we enter into 2017, I wish for happiness and the ability for all of us to achieve our dreams because it’s our hopes and dreams that keep us going – our expectation for a successful future, whether that’s success in work, success in family or just success in feeling fulfilled – so here’s to all the success’ waiting to be reached. Continue reading