So, in my original plans for my year-long Sew Geeky challenge, I wasn’t going to start my spring sewing until February 21. However, since I’ve been sick the past week, I spent a lot of time playing around with sewing plans for my year long challenge: creating mood boards on Pinterest, choosing colors, and picking … More Spring Sew Geeky Plans and Jumping into a Contest!
Every year on my blog I try to look forward to the new year with sewing goals and sewing plans. It isn’t so much about making resolutions; I’m not really trying to create habits, but it is more about having some sort of goal-oriented roadmap for the future. Let’s see how I did on working … More Sewing Goals 2018
I haven’t been blogging my book reviews as much as in the past; my blogging time is somewhat more limited and I find myself preferring to focus on sewing when I do have time to sit down and write. However, books are still an important part of my life and I think it is good … More Reading Round Up 2017
So, for Valentine’s Day, I decided I wanted to make a gift that appropriately conveyed the message, “I love you, but not enough to change my serger threads.” So I decided to make a bunch of travel bags for our groups lightsabers out of leftover fabric from skating costumes. Certainly not a high budget endeavor … More Valentine’s Day Saber Sleeves
So this post is a bit late because really these are the last sewing projects of 2016, not the first projects of 2017. Though, technically, since they were made for a New Year’s pajama party, I guess they could work for both designations? I’ve made my BS-06-2011-114A pajama pants so often that at this point … More Pattern Review: BS-12-2010-134 Space-Jams (and other PJs)
It seems that a few of the pattern companies have released some great cosplay patterns somewhat quietly since their last full pattern release. Simplicity has apparently decided to celebrate the Star Trek 50th Anniversary by releasing some beautiful licensed Star Trek cosplay patterns: Not to be outdone, McCall’s is jumping in on the Pokemon Go! … More Simplicity, Star Trek, McCall’s, and Pokemon – A Cosplay Pattern Update Post
When I first bought a sewing machine, my primary goal was to sew skating costumes (be careful what you wish for, eh?), but the very first thing I sewed was a cosplay style costume for an event in LA. I was ready to go down the path of being a cosplayer/costume sewer exclusively, but … More Frozen Jedi: Jedi Elsa and Jedi Anna Cosplay