The garden has become a special place, especially during Covid-19 pandemic. During shelter-in-place period, I made garden decors by upcycling locally sourced items.Read More
Notes from my first natural dyeing experiment with Japanese maple leaves in fall season. Three batches of dyeing using fallen leaves sourced from two different trees in the garden. So much to learn and enjoy afterwards.Read More
First time making an outerwear from scratch! The sleeveless coat is made with altered tunic pattern and large neoprene remnants. From Fafafoom Studio.Read More
Sewing this Every Body Tunic from Texture Clothing makes me wish I made this garment when I first started learning to sew!Read More
Made following a Handwoven magazine’s 1996 article, the 6-square origami top only has square-shaped pattern pieces and very straightforward to assemble. The timeless top is easily adjustable and can be highly personalized depending on the sewist!Read More
A linen upcycle inspired by an “Instant Dress” how-to from Family Circle 1977 magazine cutout. Two panels of rescued linen curtains were naturally dyed and transformed into a dress with T-shaped bodice and handkerchief skirt.Read More
Reviewing 7 big challenges I encountered during the process of making a reversible dress with pockets, modeled after a rectangular dress from an old Japanese sewing magazine. From fafafoom.com.Read More
Hi, I’m Mira Musank!
I love upcycling textile waste and pre-owned materials into custom apparels and home decor. Based in San Francisco Bay Area. Creative adventurer since 2007. Find me on Instagram!
Making Sleeveless Coat Using Altered Tunic PatternAug 27, 2020 | Reimagine