Book Reviews: Stress-Free Sewing Solutions and Love Your Creative Space

It’s been a while since I’ve done a good old fashioned book review. Oddly, while my energy for actual sewing projects has been quite low lately, my desire to read about sewing has been surprisingly high. It’s maybe not the same as working on an actual project, but it still feels productive, so I’ll take … More Book Reviews: Stress-Free Sewing Solutions and Love Your Creative Space

Life Update: Compassionate Deadlines, Spoons, and a Hole-y Foot

So, it feels a bit strange, but we are now over 1 year into the official pandemic-ness of the pandemic, a quarter of the way through 2021, and on what feels like a very uncertain but hopeful precipice looking towards the future. As a bit of a life update, I’m happy to say that I’ve … More Life Update: Compassionate Deadlines, Spoons, and a Hole-y Foot

Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 2: Repurposing Denim

I made it to the second round of the sewing bee! This challenge was somewhat unexpected, but really interesting an inspiring – repurposing denim! We had to use denim from existing garments to make one new garment and one new accessory for the challenge. My mother gave me some old hole-y jeans to use, and … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 2: Repurposing Denim