Alina Sewing and Design

Coral Gauze Southport Dress

IMG_7769This summer, I’ve been craving flowy, breezy, and roomy (but not oversized). Pretty classic for summer heat and humidity. I found this coral gauze in the remnant section at Vogue Fabrics for ~$6, and thought it perfect for something. After some thinking and searching, I decided to give the Southport Dress by Kelli of True Bias a go.  (more…)

DIY Mid-Century Console

IMG_7822If this post is about a piece of furniture, but that piece of furniture is for my sewing room, does this count as sewing-related?

Well, at any rate…I made a mid-century-ish console to house the printers in my sewing room. They were previously in a bookshelf in the corner, but I couldn’t raise the printer’s top to use the scanner, which meant the big printer ended up on the floor (where it stayed…because why put it back every single time?). And I almost made it for free! (more…)


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