For the month of September, Pattern Review is running a mini wardrobe sewing contest. Typically these contests run a bit longer and require more pieces, but for this year’s contest it only requires 2 bottoms and 3 tops, all which must mix-and-match. Since I need to get together a back-to-work “hybrid” wardrobe (3 days on … More Micro-Mini Wardrobe Sewing Plans?
As seems to happen in my nearing-the-end-of-summer-but-not-quite-fall-yet posts, this is going to be a bit of a long ramble. If you actually want to read through all of this, you may require tea and cookies. You have been warned. *** Going through my Sew, Wear Are They Now series has helped me realize a few … More Sew, Wear Are They Now: Where Do I Sew From Here?
So, I’ve been largely absent from blogging the past few months (aside from a few pre-scheduled Sew, Wear are they Now series posts) because I have been super busy. I’m not sure how pandemic life (aka, largely not going anywhere or doing anything outside of the house) has ended up feeling more busy and exhausting … More Sewing Goals: White Shirt Summer
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
There is… a lot going on in the world right now. I have been watching, and listening, and thinking, and doing my best to understand how a nation that proclaims “liberty and justice for all” can still be so backwards. It would be nice to say that progress has happened (I mean, largely, over long … More Quarantine Life Update #2 and Other Sewing News