Sewing Paradise in Budapest

Two weeks ago my family and I visited Budapest, Hungary where, among lots of historical monuments, is closest sewing paradise. Yes, Varrogepcentrum is closest store with huge amount of sewing machines and accessories.  We picked accommodation that is near the store so I can just walk to the store when kids are resting. Most of the…

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Tracing patterns / kopiranje kroja

The most tiresome part of multi size patterns or magazine patterns like BurdaStyle is tracing patterns in your size. I usually rather buy pdf patterns, but then spend the same amount of time printing and taping it together. Najnaporniji dio krojeva u više veličina ili onih iz časopisa poput Burde je u kopiranju kroja na…

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Penny The Dress / Haljina košulja

Always wanted to make myself the shirt dress. After finding the perfect pattern in Colette Patterns, it was time to find the perfect fabric. Since I love flowers so much the choice was easy. Found the perfect viscose challis on Minervacrafts.   Oduvijek sam si željela napraviti haljinu košulju. Nakon što sam pronašla savršeni kroj…

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BurdaStyle Certified Teacher/ BurdaStyle certifikat

Last fall I had an opportunity to enroll BurdaStyle Certified Teacher Course on BurdaStyle Academy. As it always goes, plans for an slow and no stress course changed. Within 3 months needed to had my forearm surgery, do a planed trip to Australia and finish the course. So, rolled up my sleeves and started sewing…

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Box Pleat skirt/suknja

Box pleat skirt is great type of skirt if you have a border print textile that you want to use. So when I decided to use this beautiful Gertie’s satin which I bought in Australia, it was the go to pattern. Gertie  is a famous designer known for her blog, patterns and books. This year she…

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DIY sewing table / običan stol u šivaći stol

Sewing table is the focus of this topic. If you spend a lot of time sewing you must have backache sometimes. The problem comes from the fact that the table that you are sewing on is to high. Watching what other people do in this situation has made me make a choice: buy a specialized…

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Bernina stopice

Glavna  odlika Bernina strojeva i dodataka je kvaliteta i preciznost izrade. Što god naumili raditi, bilo da je umetanje zatvarača, izrada obrubne trake, nabiranje tkanine ili  nešto drugo, Bernina ima stopicu za taj posao. Naravno da se sve može izvesti i bez njih, ali s njima je posao daleko lakši i jednostavniji, te u većini slučajeva…

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Pokazna traka

Danas ću vam pojasniti izradu trake za ukrasni obrub jastučnice sa skrivenim patentnim zatvaračem. Dekorativne jastučnice izrađujem u dimenziji 40×40 cm, jer su mi ti jastučići najdostupniji i najpovoljniji. Ono što je od materijala potrebno za izradu je: dva platnena panela 43×43 cm ( ja sam koristila velur), uže, kosa traka i skriveni patentni zatvarač…

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Ducati Quilt

Povodom 90. godišnjice Ducati-ja, jednom malenom (4 god.) obožavatelju  crvenih motora za poklon sam odlučila napraviti  Ducati pokrivač. Skupila sam fotografije koje dočaravaju njegovu ljubav prema omiljenom motoru i izabrala one koje se svojom paletom boja uklapaju s materijalima koje sam planirala koristiti. Tipično “muške” boje u ovo slučaju nisu dolazile u obzir. Crvena all the…

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