Category Archives: Accessories

DIY Phone case

The good part about cleaning your apartment is finding random things that you could upcycle.  The bad part is that these things only add to your growing pile of must upcycle. Such is the case of these old jeans.  They … Continue reading

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Handmade presents: cosmetic bags

Now that Christmas is over, it’s safe to slowly start posting some of the items I sewed for friends and family, some as presents while a couple are dresses two friends wanted to wear for Christmas and/or New Year. For … Continue reading

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Cosmetics bag

Just a quick post on the first cosmetics bag I sewed.   I mostly don’t wear make up at all but as a preschool teacher I have to have my daily load of hand moisturizer, nail kit, tissues and whatnot. … Continue reading

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Drawstring bags

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When July is getting to an end, I often find myself panicking at how I’m nowhere near finishing my list of things to do for the month.  Yes, I have a long list of things to do in summer.  My … Continue reading

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Floral belt

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I have a few scraps of this fabric from a Laurel I’m making for a friend. I hate tossing things when they can still be useful so I turned  them into a belt. It’s similar to this bow belt I … Continue reading

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Royally blue in Konopiště

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Confused and confusing, that’s how I usually describe the spring weather.  It swings from hot and cold so fast it’s giving me whiplash.  I always find myself either overdressed or underdressed for the weather.  And with this constant battle to … Continue reading

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DIY: Handmade flower headband/ brooch

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I was looking for an idea  for something that will coordinate the little kids’ “look” for their year-end presentation at school.  They had to wear light green shirts for boys or dresses for girls but I knew the color would … Continue reading

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DIY: Bow belt

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Look world, I made a  bow belt! Belts can really transform an outfit.  My problem is it’s so hard to find a 34-size belt here in Prague.  I already spent days looking  but the ones I found were not the … Continue reading

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DIY: Drawstring bag

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I like to have different little bags for different things when packing for a trip.  There should be one for my underwear, one for electronics such as chargers and batteries, something else for cosmetics and toiletries, and of course, another … Continue reading

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DIY: Handmade flower from ruffle fabric

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I wanted to make this flower right after I finished sewing my first DIY skirt.  I had a bit of fabric left so I wanted to turn it into an accessory, but pulling myself out of winter malaise to actually … Continue reading

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