This was, yet again, another year of sewing surprises – at least in terms of what was produced. I had oh-so-grand plans at the start of the year – I was finally going to tackle all of the styles I’d been dreaming about for years now. What I actually managed to sew… was quite different. … More A Year of Sewing: 2014
I have to say, this has been quite an awesome year for BurdaStyle magazine. We’ve had some truly outstanding issues, full of some fantastic patterns, designs, and styling. I’ve been very excited about a lot of these designs (though this hasn’t translated to actual sewing, for several reasons that will likely be discussed in tomorrow’s … More A Year in Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 2014
This has definitely been an up and down year for me as far as skating is concerned. While I did accomplish many things I had been working towards for a long time, I also had quite a few failures as well. Costume sewing stress had combined with it all to produce a… less than favorable … More Skating Accomplishments 2014
Although I haven’t been as good about posting to my blog this year as I have in the past, I didn’t want to skip my traditional end of the year wrap-up posts. It is crazy to think that this is the 5th year I’ll be doing this. It really doesn’t feel like I’ve been blogging … More Reading Round Up 2014
Droject Dirndl is done! My creations are winging their way to Munich as we speak, and I’ll be posting photos and pattern reviews soon-ish (I hope). I’ve already got a lot of skating costume orders, but mostly for practice costumes at this point, so it isn’t as intense as it gets during summer. And after … More Project Reunion
Two years ago was the year of my Tim Gunn inspired wardrobe challenge. This past year I was supposed to be continuing that and making myself some seasonally appropriate clothing. Well, this past year didn’t quite work out the way I wanted – I spent a large part of the beginning of the year sick … More Sewing Plans 2014: Fantasy Sewing
Firstly, for those of you celebrating – Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you all have a great holiday surrounded by friends and family. Secondly, for those of you not celebrating (or, well, even if you are), you can get excited about the early preview for the January 2014 Burda! Or, well, ok, maybe excited might be … More Happy Thanksgiving and a Burda Preview!