Yes, yes, I know. I should sew fabric instead of buying it. But silly Fabric Mart sucked me in with more awesome sales. And I need to stop looking at the New Arrivals section. Seriously. The fact that Jo-Ann Fabrics strategically had a 50% off Red Tag at the same time as a major pattern … More I Have A Stash Problem
You know what they say about best laid plans… I have so many projects in my queue, and yet not much sewing has happened. I would like to say that my lack of output was due to a busy holiday schedule, but it really has more to due with the fact that I somehow managed … More Pattern Review: McCall’s 6844 Peplum Cardigan
I don’t often post when sewing sales happen – as many stores aren’t accessible to a lot of my readers, and I kind of figure that if you want to know when sales happen you will have signed up for a mailing list somewhere along the way. But Black Friday is a bit different. Keeping … More Sewing Savings – Black Friday Deals
Ok, so I was doing really well about not buying fabric. And then there were a bunch of sales on a lot of fabric I had been thinking about for upcoming projects. At the same time. So I may have increased my stash a little bit… From Fashion Fabrics Club:I am always on the lookout … More Fabric Confessions
Well, I was planning to sew from and NOT add to my stash. Ooops. Silly online sales of awesome tempted me. And amazing fabric finds from LA. What can I say. I am weak. Of course, to be entirely fair, my posting is also a bit backlogged, so this is really several months worth of fabric buying. … More Fabric Gluttony: So Much for Minimizing the Stash
I have been trying to be good and not buy too much fabric. Then my birthday happened and I got coupons… Which I mostly was able to ignore until about 5 hours before they expired. Which is when some really fantastic looking fabrics showed up in the “new arrivals” or “clearance” sections of my favorite … More Birthday Fabric Stashing
Ok, so I really was trying to be good and not buy more fabric… But you know how it is when you have been looking for a very specific fabric for a really long time, and then you finally find it? And then you start to look for all the coordinating fabrics for that project … More Recent Sewing Acquisitions
Ok you guys – confession time. Yesterday I sewed. For myself. Not one of the five practice outfits I need to make in the next week, but some nice summery linen pants! After the past two weeks where I have nearly killed myself with a few all-nighters trying to get stuff done for people who … More Sew Naughty – A Sewing Challenge Item Completed!
While I do not need more fabric and I will refrain from buying any this time around, I couldn’t help but feel that it would be good to pass along the news that fabric.com is having an awesome 30/50/60% off sale. While there are lots of great fabrics to be had, I can’t help but point … More Fabric.com – Fab Sales!
If a sewing-obsessed person can’t sew up the patterns they are dreaming of, they apparently buy fabric to make up for it. A lot of fabric. A lot a lot of fabric. Too much fabric. So, um, yeah, I bought a lot of fabric from Fabric Mart… But to be fair, they were having a … More If One Can’t Sew…