About

Hi there!

My name is Ilona, and I am a professional housewife. I say professional, as otherwise I don’t get taken seriously by some people in modern society. My days are structured around a home cleaning schedule, interspersed with the time I take to explore my my interests.

This website is a record of my creative work, as well as a documentation of my learning process. The information here is intended to be a helpful guide to anyone looking for inspiration, ideas and motivation.

About the website content

The photographs are my own unless otherwise stated.

Unless otherwise stated, the illustrations on this website are my own digital reconstructions of illustrations from the following out of print books:

  • “Dress With Taste” by Voevodina V.D. and Dubinina R.B.
    “Одевайтесь со вкусом” Воеводина В.Д., Дубинина Р.Б.
  • “Useful Tips For The Young Worker” B. Kogan, Profizdat 1959.
    “Полезные Советы Молодой Работнице” Б. Коган, Профиздат 1959.

The sewing pattern drafting diagrams are my own digital reconstructions. They are not to scale and are for visual aid purposes only. Please draft your own patterns using your own set of measurements, we all have different bodies and therefore will have different proportions.

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