This has been quite a year for my sewing! Probably the biggest change this year has been sewing for others. Well, that and using my sewing challenge to plan out wardrobe style sewing. Here is a look at my total output: 8 Tops5 Pants1 Skirts3 Dresses5 Coats, Jackets, Sweaters15 Skating Costumes (for me)15 Skating Costumes … More Year in Review: Sewing in 2012
As my blog fans well know, one of my biggest sewing obsessions is BurdaStyle magazine. Each month I have been picking a best and worst pattern, and finally it is time to crown the overall winners for 2012. Like last year, I will be choosing a best and worst individual pattern (nominees are the best/worst … More A Year in Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 2012
Perhaps a better title for this post would be, “BurdaStyle: A Redemption Story.” As you might recall, I was none too thrilled by the early preview of this issue. Luckily, the early preview showcased most of the boring patterns from this issue, instead of the good stuff. When I looked through the full preview on … More Newsflash: BurdaStyle December Preview Posted
Firstly, for those of you who have been through the storms on the East Coast and have been able to give the all-ok on your blogs – I am happy you made it through! For those who haven’t been able to post yet – I hope you are doing ok too! I realize there is … More Sewing Plans: Trendy Metallic RTW Inspired Trench Coat
The 2012 World Roller Skating Championships are about to get started in Auckland, New Zealand! You can check out the event website here and the live video stream here. For those of you lucky enough to be in the area, the event will be at The Trusts Stadium. Ticketing information is here. I, sadly, will be … More World Roller Skating Championships – Important Links
Our favorite Russian website has posted the full preview of the October Burda! Overall I have to say there are a lot of things I like, but I didn’t really find a standout pattern this time around. There are lots of things to look at, so let’s get to it. Let’s face it – coat … More Newsflash: October Burda Preview Posted!
Yes, my original sewing plans for early fall have been interrupted – by more sewing plans! I have completed the first two items on my original list, and was supposed to be working on a skating costume tutorial for you all… but I am allowing myself to be distracted temporarily. Skating practices are starting to … More Sewing Plans, Interrupted