Seeing as how this is (supposed to be) a sewing blog, I feel that it is about time I start actually posting some sewing projects to it. So far this year I have sewn five skating dresses for myself (well, one of them was actually started, and mostly finished, two years ago, so it doesn’t … More 2014 Skating Dress(es)
A bit of roller skating news – the USARS Regional/National draw for the 2014 dance and figure requirements has been announced. You can see it by CLICKING HERE. Any skaters out there? Are we happy with the picks? Looks like it is time to start living at the rink again. Happy skating!
Ok, so a few days ago I showed off my first attempt at a figure dress for the season. It turned out alright, but it wasn’t quite as impressive as I wanted it to be, so I decided to make a second dress for nationals. Earlier this year I bought this fabric from the LA … More 2013 Figure Dress #2 – The Galloping Peacock
I have been a bit slow in posting the skating costumes I made for competition this year because I was waiting for some of the good professional photos to come. I don’t have a lot of good photos of this particular dress because I only wore it at regionals, and the lighting was terrible. I … More 2013 Figure Dress #1 – Teal Lace
Ok, I figure it is about time to post my finished skating costumes from this year – I started working on these at the end of March, and finished everything at the end of July. I won’t be posting a lot of the outfits I sewed, since a majority of them were for other people, … More Finished Object: 2012 Figure Skating Dress
Continuing on in my whirlwind tour of skating equipment, I have finally reached what is probably the most personal piece of all skating equipment – the boot. While skaters tend to have strong preferences for their equipment choices, the boot is probably the one that skaters will argue, debate, and go to war over. Possibly … More Skating Equipment: Let’s Talk Boots
Although I have already done an extensive number of in-depth posts on my transition to Roll Line plates, I thought I should do a more general post for my skating equipment series. *Disclaimer* I want to state that all of my reviews are opinions formed based on personal experience and are not meant to be … More Skating Equipment: Let’s Talk Plates