Welt and zipper Pocket Tutorial and a Giveaway !

Hello! Welcome back to the Clean Slate month long feature! Today we are going to talk pockets and I am finally sharing the link to the giveaway to win a gift certificate from L’Oiseau Fabrics, our sponsor for this event! The giveaway will be open for 5 days, real until the end if you want to participate! Remember that today is your last chance to get 20% off your fabric order from our other […]

Pea and Quinly from Blaverry and a Special Discount!

I am sharing another Blaverry make today! Meet the NEW and IMPROVED Pea skirt and Quinly top (Clic here if you missed my last Blaverry post)! And guess what!  I have an EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT CODE for my readers on all Blaverry patterns so read until the end for all the details. 
I have a huge crush for Pea and Quinly! I just love the sporty/girly look of this outfit. They are so simple to make! I believe it’s the perfect beginner project.

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Pool Side Beach Party/ Elisa Halter Top Bikini Hack

Hello! Welcome to Élégantine! This is DAY 2 of the Pool Side Beach Party Blog Tour! This party tour hosted by Lulu & Celeste, Sprouting JubeJube Productions, regroup 27 bloggers and you will see everything related to pool and beach parties from beachwear to cover-ups and accessories. Read until the end to find out about special discount offers and a different giveaway for every day of the tour!
Bonjour! Bienvenu dans mon blogue Élégantine! Nous sommes au JOUR 2 de la […]

Clean Slate: Faux fly and Simple Belt Tutorial

Happy monday folks! We are a little late on the program and I apologize! I had some computer problems over the last week and files kept disapearing mysteriously so I had to do twice the work 3 times just in the last 7 days! Hopefully my PC will stop giving me attitude soon! We are still into our month long Clean Slate Pants Pattern Feature and today I am FINALLY sharing with you a girly version! […]

Pattern Feature: Clean Slate/ Fly tutorial

Hi there! Welcome back to this Clean Slate pattern Feature sponsored by L’Oiseau Fabrics and Peak Fabrics!
Today, we are jumping into the real stuff and we will sew a front fly together! As a bonus, we will also cover how to attach the waistband for both options. It doesn’t matter if you are sewing the shorts, capris or pants, this tutorial is for you! The pattern is well illustrated and explained as is in the PDF […]

Blaverry Ollie Top and Nina Skirt

June 14th, 2016|Blaverry, Knit|2 Comments

Hello lovelies!  Last week, between some boy shorts sewing, I decided to indulge myself a little in a fun and quick sewing project for my girl! I have been eyeing Blaverry sewing patterns for a while patiently waiting for my girl move to a size 2T. And this bless day has arrived! Yay! So of course now the next thing I’ll have to do is sew all the patterns!
Bonjour! La semaine dernière, j’ai pris […]

Pattern Feature: Clean Slate Pants/ Inspiration

Hi there! Welcome back to Clean Slate Month! Today as we are closing on Week 1, it will be all about inspiration! Maybe you picked and cut your fabric already, but it’s never too late to pimp up a project with little design details! Sometimes I have a clear idea where I am going from the start, sometimes I just go with the flow and my project evolves while I sew. If you are […]

Pattern Feature: Clean Slate Pants / Pick Up a Size and Basic Alterations

Hi there! Welcome back to the Clean Slate Pants Feature sponsores by Peak Fabrics and L’Oiseau Fabrics! Today we are going to discuss how to pick up a size and do basic modifications. I intended to write about inspiration too but realised that I had too much to say about the first 2 and I didn’t want the post to be too heavy! I’ll come back tomorow with a quick post about boys and girls inspiration. If […]

Make Laundry, Don’t Do Laundry Blog Tour

June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|15 Comments

Today, I am going out of my monthly program (Clean Slate Pattern Feature), it’s my turn on the Make Laundry, Don’t do Laudry Blog Tour! You will want to read through the end because there’s a link up contest, coupon codes and an awesome giveaway! When Cassendra from Pear Berry Lane first came up with the idea, I was highly amused! (Thank’s for having me on board by the way!) I had recently lost my […]

Pattern Feature: Clean Slate Pants – Lets Gather Fabric and Supplies

Happy sunday! welcome to day 1 of our first month long feature sponsored by L’Oiseau Fabrics! Today, we will do a little prep work. I want to talk in depth about fabric choices for the Clean Slate Pants/Capris/Shorts. In case you are just joining us, here’s a little recapt of our schedule. Also, take a minute to read the how it works post! Because, when I talk fabric, I always talk too much (ahah I […]