Taking a Break from Our Regularly Scheduled Programming

I think I’ve said it before, but brevity is not my bedfellow. I blame the days of my youth spent reading epic fantasy. When I originally set out to write this post, I just wanted to create a quick account of why I’m planning to pause my typical review posts on new pattern announcements. An … More Taking a Break from Our Regularly Scheduled Programming

Updates and Articles

So, I would like to have posted the May Burda preview/review post by now, but, alas, quarantine life is complex and full of unexpected surprises. In this age of social distancing, it is becoming increasingly clear that having functioning technology is critical to survival (I mean this in a very literal sense in this case), … More Updates and Articles

The Gatorade Effect

So back when I was still skating, our club decided to do a fundraiser where we worked to sell drinks at a major sporting event. We were outdoors in 110 degree heat, selling soft drinks and other beverages to the parched sports fans entering the arena, and we worked for a good 14 hours that … More The Gatorade Effect

Post Postponement

I just wanted to post a quick note to my dedicated blog readers who are probably hoping for upcoming posts about the new McCall’s patterns, the new MyImage Magazine, and the August Burda, not to mention my June Sew Your Kibbe update. Sadly, I have to admit that I won’t have time to get these … More Post Postponement

2018 Sewing Top 5

I’ve always done an end of the year sewing wrap-up post, but this year I was inspired to do a #sewingtop5 post by Gillian of Crafting a Rainbow.  It doesn’t really change much from what I’ve done in years past, but it does offer some guidelines as well as add to the community feel of … More 2018 Sewing Top 5