Doing something

Version française ici A few days ago I read a story by Cody Delistraty, the cultural editor of the WSJ Magazine. He was writing about Tyler Mitchell, a 25 years old photographer, quite renowned recently. He was the one who photographed Beyoncé for Vogue’s September Issue 2018 In the text, the author explains, among other…

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How to add elbow patches to a sweater

version française ici Taking care of our clothes increases their lifespan. But time and use wears out parts of our clothes, even when the rest of the piece is in perfect condition. Besides, accidents happen. Occasionally, with no intention, we rip a sweater, a pair of pants or our favorite blazer. But, no worries, there…

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How to make a pant cuff

Version française ici A few days ago, a client asked me to hem for him three pants, he wanted cuffs. As seamstress, this is the first I do this type of hem ー I never thought of one of these for any of my works. Albeit, when my clients asked for cuffed hems I started…

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How to make a bucket hat

Version française ici Bucket hat sewing tutorial is now available on So, summer is coming!… …and it’s time to bring out another round of bucket hats. Lets give a warm welcome to these summer toppers. Bucket hats are my favorite summer accessories, but I have to confess something: I think I have a big head.…

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So, what happens now?

Version française ici Like everyone else, I have thousands of questions about what our reality will be like from now on, about how we will manage our lives under these imperative rules of “social distancing.” We are social entities by nature! Until very recently, I worked as a freelance seamstress. I would go to my…

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How to make reusable tea bags

Version française ici PDF Sewing Tutorial ー Reusable Tea Bags is now available on This little sewing project attempts to encourage you to replace disposable commercial tea bags. Not only for sustainable purposes but also because those little tea bags usually contain plastic tiny molecules that get into your system. You can also find useful…

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How to make an everyday napkin

Version française ici Do you want to cut down on single-use? If yes, you’re in the right place, today I present you a basic step by step video tutorial about how to make an “everyday napkin” This sewing project, of a practical and nice piece, attempts to encourage you to replace those disposable paper towels…

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