Hey Everyone, As we close out the first month of this new decade, it's been a crazy creative whirlwind of planning and creating in my sewing studio. There's a phrase I heard in a music documentary that will stay with me forever - "You never know when you are making history". Since hearing this phrase … Continue reading The Handmade Experience: Go Where No Other Dress Has Gone Before!
Have you ever felt indecisive about doing something but did it anyway? The kind of indecision where you literally feel trapped. Maybe it wasn't that seriously thought of at the time but reflecting now I ponder what my life would be like had I not made that decision to step out with my sewing. 5 … Continue reading In or Out the Box? What will it be?
Happy Thursday! Upcycling is all about creative reuse of any item previously owned. This post is the result of a gorgeous pillow case sham that perhaps was made in the 70s/80s era which I transformed into my Everyday Tank Top pattern. Can you tell? I bought this a while back on my visit to the … Continue reading A Fashionable Upcycle Story!
One of my fellow Designers on Instagram posted the question: "How do you prepare for your projects?" Immediately I knew what that answer was because over the past year I have started to be more intentional around branding and how I approached the full process of my designs - the fabrics, the silhouette, the design … Continue reading A Style & Design Merger!
Happy Tuesday! It's the week before Christmas! I am here to share with you my creative makes for handmade gift ideas 2018. These items were made specifically for the holiday in low quantities to give you some gifting ideas for your family and friends. If you missed my sharing on social media and my etsy … Continue reading Amshina Handmade Gift Ideas Round Up 2018