Discovering a new world of luxurious fabrics from Tissura

Anyone who is experienced with sewing and dressmaking will be able to tell you that the choice of fabric for any project, whether it be a jacket, dress or curtain, is very important. Choosing a lightweight cotton fabric for curtain doesn’t help serve its purpose; using heavyweight fabric for an evening gown makes it impractical. Finding suppliers who offer a great range of beautiful fabric can also be a tricky task. Most sewers are fascinated by haute couture designs, so it’ll come as no surprise that Tissura is the company that can supply you with the same high quality luxurious fabrics, directly from the manufacturers, that premier fashion houses use. Continue reading “Discovering a new world of luxurious fabrics from Tissura”


Wedding dressmaking update: my finished Chinese wedding dress

It’s been a long journey trying to get my Chinese wedding dress finished. I managed to make some progress when I had a few days off in February, but once work started again, I was thrown in the hurricane of work, meeting with friends and other events.

I finally finished my dress a couple of weeks ago and I couldn’t be happier to strike one wedding sewing project off the list. Here’s a photographic journey of the production of my Chinese wedding dress!

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On board the sewing train…upcoming sewing projects!

This is going to be an exciting year, mainly because there’s still some things I need to do for the wedding, mainly minor details like getting invites and favours made. The most exciting part for every bride though is seeing The Dress and trying it on!

Spoiler Alert: For the first time ever, I’m going to reveal details about the wedding dresses I will be making soon, so if you want to be kept in the dark till the final dresses are made, don’t read any further down the post. I’ll warn you when this is going to happen!

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