Time for something rather different today - a post about my current DIY ideas!
Ever since I got my sewing machine (actually before that already, obviously) I wanted to start sewing, sewing, sewing. I had plans to do some accessories for a while now, like wrist cuffs and such, because they're easy and I'm confident that I can do them alone.
Today I decided to pay a visit to the local fabric store (lovingly dubbed "Fetzen Müller", "Fetzen" literally "rag" or "shred of cloth". They have basically everything but it's really hit & miss) to buy some essentials like thread and pins, and also look for nice lace and fabrics.
Initially I wanted to sew a "summer" dress with some kind of floral pattern. The aim was to find a light fabric, in light colors, and make a princess-seam OP with short chiffon sleeves, so I can wear it in hot weather. However, I couldn't find the kind of fabric I was looking for: too thin, pattern too "busy", wrong colors.... I was thinking about just dropping it and maybe ordering fabric online or something, when I came across this beauty: