In Which I Foolishly Post Sewing Plans to the Internet

My recovery from the effects of COVID have been slow, and other summer events have been wiping out whatever small amounts of energy I’ve had remaining the past few months. But I do love a good Pattern Review Contest, and the Mini Wardrobe challenges always get me thinking. Since I was sort of floating in … More In Which I Foolishly Post Sewing Plans to the Internet

Sewing As Genre?

It seems to me that there are either many more sewing-themed films and TV shows lately, or, at least more access to them.  I’ve been watching a lot of these shows, in part because I have way too many streaming subscription services, but mostly because I’m a sewing nerd.  Thought I’d share all of the … More Sewing As Genre?

A Book Nerd’s Paradise: San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Recap

Yes, in internet time Comic-Con is now officially old news, but as this is the first time I’ve ever been able to attend for any significant length of time (and only the second time I’ve been able to go at all) I’m still pretty hyped.  Not to mention that this year’s SDCC was proof that … More A Book Nerd’s Paradise: San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Recap

Book Review: Mr. CSI: How A Vegas Dreamer Made A Killing In Hollywood, One Body At A Time

It seems to be my luck that while reading the George R. R. Martin Ice and Fire series I tend to find other books that are engaging, interesting, and quick to read.  Mr. CSI: How A Vegas Dreamer Made A Killing in Hollywood, One Body At A Time, the autobiography of television franchise CSI’s creator … More Book Review: Mr. CSI: How A Vegas Dreamer Made A Killing In Hollywood, One Body At A Time

My Latest Obsession

It has been hard to ignore the impact that Mad Men has had on sewing and style blogs over the past few years.  I have never really gotten into the show, and while I could appreciate the costuming, somehow it never captured my fancy the way it seemed to the rest of the world. Indeed, … More My Latest Obsession